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- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Are you still standing toe to toe?
- How many times do you practice techniques with your training partner and you stay in the same spot? Next time you are training, see how much you and your partner move. You will find you move very little or not at all. You see, when you are training, or doing ANYTHING for that matter, you always try to seek the path of least resistance. This is natural and can be viewed as a good thing (more on tha...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - The acronym that saved my life
- Frequently, I get asked about certifications, systems or methods. We made a decision a long time ago of purposely staying away from things like this.Obviously, it's a no-brainer, money maker and it's not that I don't want to make money; but our purpose was to give you real training on the real stuff. Certifications and acronyms lead to a false sense of security and there's a fine line betwe...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - A great question!
- It's a question that we went back and forth with for awhile ourselves many moons ago. The "how" and "why" of our conclusions may be of some interest. Whether or not anyone agrees with them, well at the least you'll fully understand the basis for them.The question is this:Why does Fairbairn stress the straight thumb in line with the barrel, even for one handed shooting?Years ag...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - A beginning history of old school jujutsu - part 1
- Over the next couple of day's I will writing an article of the history of Pre-WWII Japanese Jujitsu/Judo. I wasn't sure where to start, but here I am so let's get started.I'm going to start with H. Irving Hancock, who in the early 1900's wrote several books on the history of Japanese physical training & Jujitsu. I will start with his book Japanese Physical Training written in 1903."S...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Basic drills
- We all have a good foundation in the basic blows and combinations.Think about adding the following drills to your basic syllabus.These can be trained as "stand alone" combinations OR worked into existing "Defendu" combinations either "before" or "after".1. HARD left lead to chin (mental foramen) HARD overhand right to chin (opposite side) then: HARD upward right knee to fork....
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Choosing a self defense / martial arts school: a parents guide
- "Daddy, I want to take Karate!""Mommy, Jimmy on the bus hit me again today"There are many reasons why parents want to sign their children up for Self Defense or Martial Arts classes. Once you have made the decision, now you are faced with many different options and questions. What style? How much does it cost? Is my child to young?Martial Arts and Self Defe...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Applying law of gravity to judo
- In judo it is important to throw your opponent by making use of his loss of balance, the law at work here is the law of gravity. We know that Sir Isaac Newton discovered the law of gravitation by seeing an apple fall from a tree. All bodies in the universe attract one another. For instance, the earth attracts the bodies near and around it. In turn they also pull the earth.Since the power of...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Wrapping up week 13 who to keep and who to let go
- As we are beginning week 14, let's go over some teams that I think might not make the 2006 playoffs and should be thinking of getting rid of the elements that got them the bottom spots before the 2006 NFL Draft.
Miami Dolphins: Ricky Williams is not helping, looks like his career is over, this sends a clear message to management of who to be letting go.
Baltimore Ravens: The team is ...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Why winning as a team is the only way to play sports
- Why winning as a team is the only way to play sports
) Copyright 2005 Nick Gustavsson
Ok so you have been on a few softball or soccer teams where
there is one good kid who players much better then all the
rest. Most of the games he/she carries the team and it is
expected that he/she will raise to any occasion if needed.
How do you deal with this as...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Why use an internet sports book to make wagers?
- Although I started using online sportsbooks almost ten years ago, I still maintained contact with a couple of local books for the express purpose of getting better lines with regard to the local or favorite teams of choice in my neck of the woods, the reasoning of course was so that if I saw "Value" in going against the the local or favorite teams of choice then what better place to get the best l...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Why do injuries occur in golf?
- Injuries occur in all athletic events quite frequently, certain sports more so than others. Golf is no different than any other sport. The severity of injuries in golf usually are not as severe as in other sports. The scenario of a 300 lb. defensive lineman slamming into the side of your knee tearing every possible ligament structure in the knee will never happen in the sport of golf. An interesti...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - White water rafting - a very sociable adrenaline buzz
- One of the main reasons that White Water Rafting is such a popular adventure sport is because it is a highly exhilarating experience that can be shared with friends and colleagues alike.
Up to eight people can be crammed like sardines into a single raft, making it an ideal way to for groups of friends to share an adventure together. The social aspect of White Water Rafting lends its...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Which birdie has your husband got his eye on - on the golf course.
- Why is it that women/wives etc intend not to take much interest in their spouse's past time of playing golf. How many ladies have sat back and denied themselves a game due to the fact that they feel that this game is not for them?
Don't knock it till you try it there are great many women who enjoy swinging a golf stick on the green but sadly the female species consider retirement ag...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Where to get your martial arts and self defense equipment
- When you start training martial arts or Self Defense you will need the adequate martial arts of Self Defense equipment.
Both types of equipment are different and you should know what to look for when shopping for martial arts or self defense equipment.
The most common place to buy martial arts or self defense equipment is in the local dojo. Most dojos, training center...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - What do gladiators and the weekend warrior have in common?
- Strip off the tie and grab your running shoes, golf clubs or baseball
mitt! The weekend has arrived. You look forward to extra time on
Saturday and Sunday to enjoy your favorite sport. And you probably
cram in as much activity as possible before Monday morning rolls
around. You're a weekend warrior!
If you find yourself nursing a painful knee or strained ...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Weight training for golf - in your own home
- Weight training for golf is viewed by golfers as a lot of work, time-consuming, boring and you need a gym membership to do it. None of the above is true, and if you read this article, I'll explain why.
You see.weight training for golf isn't on machines anyways.so that eliminates the requirement of a gym. It's not a lot of work, if you pick and choose the area you want to focus on. I...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Video game violence...what do you think about it?
- Ever since video game designers were able to put red pixels on their imaginary characters that had recently deceased, there have been people crusading against their subversive ways. The outrage at video games seems to be cyclic, fading very briefly before exploding into the public eye once more with renewed frenzy. The controversy seems to have sparked up again in recent times, with numerous crime...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Variety is the spice of life
- ?Variety is the Spice of Life.? This is one of my favorite quotes, and how true it is. Is life not much better when it is filled with a ?variety? of the things we like? Of course it is. It is inevitable that some things in your life will go wrong, so it is nice to have other things that you still enjoy to fall back on. Like investing, they always say, ?Do not put all of your eggs in one basket.? T...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Using shutter speed to control the look of your photo
Using Shutter Speed to Control the Look of Your Photo
By Patty Hankins & Bill Lawrence
In the last newsletter, we talked a bit about changing the aperture to control depth of field. This time, we thought we would look at the other method of controlling exposure (for a given ASA): controlling the shutter speed.
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Unique backpacking christmas gift ideas for backpackers
- Christmas gift ideas can be hard to come by. If you're buying for a backpacker, here are a few unique backpacking gift ideas.
Okay, I'll be the first one to admit publicly that buying gifts for the holidays can be a pain in derriere. When it comes right down to it, who knows if a gift will be a hit or a dud. If you're shopping for a backpacking enthusiast, your task is going to be m...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Two great nfl systems
- FOOTBALL FORECASTOR
Hello my friend...
It is never a good idea to place a wager based strictly on a system or on a trend or because of an injury or just because of a weather concern, the reason why of course is because you can bet your bottom dollar that the odds maker also knows of these factors as well and has already made the adjustments.
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Trekking & searching for new atv trails:
- Throughout North America and many other parts of the world ATVs and dirt bike off road trail parks and facilities continue to grow. As the sport of ATV racing (i.e
http://www.atv-parts-n-accessories.com/polaris_atv_ratings.htm) and recreational off road riding becomes more popular, ...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Time for christmas plans
- Usually all Christmas plans are made up ahead, but if several weeks before the holiday you still don't know where to go on your so desperately expected vacations, may be this article can help you to define your preferences.
The fist thing you should remember is that usually by the beginning of December all the best places are already booked. So, prepare to spend more money, time and nerves,...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - Ticket scalping: a victimless crime?
Ticket Scalping: A Victimless Crime?
By Jeff Howard
I admit it. Many, many years ago I purchased a ticket from
a ticket scalper outside Texas Stadium. If memory serves
correct, I paid $70 for a ticket with a face value around
$15. Like I said it was many, many years ago, and I was
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - The kitesurfing beginning and early kitesurfing equipment
- The latest craze in extreme sports is kitesurfing. It may seem like a new idea but kitesurfing dates back to the 13th century, earliest record being made in the 12th century. It was used as a simple mode of transportation and it was called kitesailing. The idea was to use a kite to enchance speed and gravity.
Kitesurfing, the beginning
Kitesurfing has it's root in the early 1...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - The kenshiro abbe 50th celebrations
- THE KENSHIRO ABBE 50th CELEBRATION EVENT
14th May 2005 Crystal Palace Sports Centre London. UK
By Henry Ellis
Henry Ellis, a direct student of the legendary Budo master Kenshiro Abbe Sense, from 1957 describes the great event at the Crystal Palace Sports Centre, London, to celebrate this great teacher and his arrival to Great Britain in 1955 and the sub...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - The history of steeplechase horse racing
- The History of Steeplechase Horse Racing
The sport of Steeplechase racing dates back to 1752 in Ireland when two, half-crocked, friends settled the argument over who owned the best horse by racing to the nearest Church steeple after returning from Fox hunting. The winner actually rode right through the church where the vicar was holding a solemn funeral. Soon steeplechase racing spr...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - The biography of sensei henry ellis
- The Biography of Sensei Henry Ellis
Direct student of the legendary master Kenshiro Abbe Sensei from 1957.. and 10 years assitant National Coach for Aikido.
Henry Ellis and Derek Eastman - 2000
Henry Ellis was born May 3rd 1936 in a tough coal mining town in the County of Yorkshire, North of England. This was pre-war Britain, and ...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - The best of the warriors in 11 years
- There is a new feeling in Oakland, a fanatical town crazy for NBA.
The Warriors have been on a winning streak since last February, when they finished last season with 18 wins in 28 games. If they keep up the strong play behind their 12-6 start to this season, Baron Davis and his new teammates just might us something to celebrate in April.
Even after dropping three of their last four ...
- 2007-04-06 22:12:00 - The best ncaa coaches
- The Best Coaches in NCAA Football History
NCAA football, particularly Division I-A, is one of the most competitive collegiate sports. Many coaches have had winning seasons, but only the greatest are remembered by fans. Bobby Bowden, forty four years after coaching his first college game and after twenty nine years with Florida State, is the winningest coach in NCAA history. His Semi...