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2014-02-20 23:01:39

SIM Partners, a provider of local and social marketing automation technology, today announced USA Taekwondo selected SIM Partners to establish, expand and maintain a local digital presence for the more than 750 USA Taekwondo locations nationwide. Evanston, Ill (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 SIM Partners (http://www.simpartners.com), a provider of local and social marketing automation technology, today announced USA Taekwondo (http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Taekwondo) selected SIM Partners to...

2014-02-13 23:30:09

Health and wellness company Nutrie, creators of the Automatic Body Program, announced today that Brazilian mixed martial artist and World Series of Fighting bantamweight Marlon Moraes has signed as a company representative and will be appearing across the country to endorse Nutrie’s incredible beverage line and mobile fitness system. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 “I feel great to be representing such a great company as Nutrie,” Moraes says. “I like to use Energe...

2014-02-04 12:20:21

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va., has competitively awarded General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection a contract valued at $26 million for survivability upgrades for Cougar combat vehicles previously delivered under the Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected (MRAP) program. The company will develop, design and produce 468 Seat Survivability Upgrade (SSU) kits for the MRAP vehicles. The kits will include...

2014-02-03 12:20:49

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems $72.7 million under an existing contract to upgrade 12 M1A1 Abrams tanks to the M1A2 Systems Enhancement Package (SEP) V2 configuration. General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The most technologically advanced digital tank, the M1A2 SEP V2 includes improved color displays, day and night thermal...

2014-01-17 23:01:03

Team Lloyd Irvin Sending Over a Dozen Kids to Compete in the 2014 IBJJF Kids Pans Tournament Camp Springs, MD (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Lloyd Irvin is the head instructor of Lloyd Irvin's Martial Arts Program. Master Lloyd Irvin and Master Donnie Achnick have spent over 10 years growing and developing the kids program here in the Prince George's County area, and they've had much success. In fact, more than 12 kids have been in the program for over a decade. They have...

2014-01-16 23:23:12

Lloyd Irvin prepares his Jiu Jitsu competition team for the 2014 IBJJF Pan American Championships in Irvine, CA. Camp Springs, MD (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 With just more than two months to go, Lloyd Irvin his gearing his team up for the 2014 Pan American Jiu Jitsu Championships in Irvine, CA. The Pans, as the tournament is known, is one of the four major tournaments held every year by the IBJJF (International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation). And Master Lloyd Irvin is sending a squad of...

2013-12-16 23:03:17

Tim Spriggs, Brown Belt under Lloyd Irvin, is back and ready to claim the 2014 World Championship Title Camp Springs, MD (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Tim Spriggs, a Brown Belt under Master Lloyd Irvin, is a fast rising star in the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In 2013, practically an unknown, Spriggs was well on his way to winning the Jiu Jitsu Grand Slam (The European Open, the Pans, the Brazilian Natls, and the Worlds all in one year). He had dominated the competition in Europe and in...

2013-12-08 23:01:17

In response to growth in attendance, intro classes nearly doubled at Lloyd Irvin’s Martial Arts Academy. Camp Springs, MD (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 Lloyd Irvin Martial Arts Academy, located in Camp Springs, MD, has always been a pillar in the local community, serving its members with high-quality, professional martial arts training, fitness, and self-defense. The Academy, led by Master Lloyd Irvin, has been in existence for over 15 years, and both his kids and adult competition teams...

2013-12-05 23:02:04

Team Chitwood Martial Arts & Fitness AGC Champion, Heide Callentine, is leading a new women-only Brazilian Jiu-jitsu class. The first of its kind in the Columbus area, the class provides Gracie Brazilian Jiu-jitsu instruction for self-defense, fitness, and sport/competition just for women. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Team Chitwood Martial Arts & Fitness is bringing the first women-only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) class to the Columbus area. Current State American...

2013-12-04 23:24:06

Sodiq Yusuff, a student of Lloyd Irvin, won his MMA amateur debut this past weekend at EFC in New Jersey. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Lloyd Irvin and his team in Camp Springs, MD have racked off a string of wins in MMA. Though Lloyd Irvin is known best for his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training, many of his students excel in MMA also. Sodiq Yusuff, 20, has been training with Team Lloyd Irvin for almost three years now. He is a blue belt under Master Lloyd Irvin and works at the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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