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2014-03-12 08:27:32

NOTTINGHAM, England, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MMA combines a range of different martial arts, as the name suggests, including Muay Thai, Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Karate. A lot of skill and technique is involved in MMA and for this reason, beginners need to be well equipped to avoid injury and progress. Due to the amount of disciplines that are involved in MMA it can be hard to distinguish what is needed when taking up the sport. As MMA is a full body combat...

2013-10-08 23:19:23

Conference keynote address delivered by California State Senator Mark Leno. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Sofia University will host the 2013 Aiki Extensions (AE) conference, which will feature over 20 sessions in four tracks: Peace Making and Mediation, Education and Youth Outreach, Mind and Body, and Business and Leadership. The conference will take place on Friday, October 25, from 1:00p.m.-10:00p.m.; Saturday, October 26, from 7:30a.m.-9:00p.m. and Sunday, October 27, from...

2013-05-31 23:04:39

On June 2, 2013, roughly 1500 martial artists will be competing for titles in the world´s largest kickboxing and grappling tournament in Edison, New Jersey. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Challenge of Champions is the largest mixed martial arts competition which has divisions for kickboxing and grappling in the world. This past Challenge of Champions event boasted competitors of all ages, backgrounds and belt ranks participating in 300 divisions of head-to-head, dual-discipline...

2013-04-26 23:01:35

The only American-made trash pickup tool on the market today is now stronger than ever. An industrial grade version of The Grappler has been created to endure the harshest of conditions. Sparks, Nevada (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 Grapplers Inc. announces the full scale production of the Industrial Grade Grappler, a trash pickup tool made in the United States for use in extreme conditions. For years the Grappler has dominated the extended reach pickup tool market with its superior quality and...

2012-09-19 16:31:02

Some athletes may improve their performance under pressure simply by squeezing a ball or clenching their left hand before competition to activate certain parts of the brain, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. In three experiments with experienced soccer players, judo experts and badminton players, researchers in Germany tested the athletes' skills during practice and then in stressful competitions before a large crowd or video camera....

2011-03-04 00:00:29

New course offering "“ Dispatch Judoâ“ž¢: Verbal Defense & Influence for Emergency Communications "“ is now being scheduled across the United States Madison, CT (PRWEB) March 3, 2011 PowerPhone, Inc., a leading provider of 9-1-1 call handling training and technology, has jumped in the ring with an exclusive partnership with the Verbal Judo Institute to deliver a groundbreaking new continuing education course "“ Dispatch...

2010-04-15 13:59:00

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reliv International-sponsored athlete Greg James of Omaha, Neb., won a Silver Medal at the Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championship held in Irvine, Calif., last weekend. This is James' second Silver medal this year. James competes in the Purple Belt Senior 2 Heavyweight division for those ages 41-45 who weigh between 194.5 and 207.5 pounds. There were 40 competitors from a number of countries in his division in the Pan Am championship....

2010-02-17 10:13:00

VALENCIA, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- (BLACK BELT) --The Grappler's Handbook: Gi and No-Gi Techniques gives readers an integrated approach to triumphing on the mat. No matter whether the reader is looking to immerse himself in the strategy of Brazilian jiu-jitsu or to experience the adrenaline rush of submission grappling or mixed martial arts, Jean Jacques Machado and co-author Jay Zeballos clearly demonstrate how martial artists of all levels can successfully transition between...

2004-11-30 21:00:06

LINCOLN, Neb. - Paul Owen turned 90 this week, and he's still getting his kicks from judo. "I don't know what keeps me young," Owen said. Maybe it's the kids he teaches at John Roseberry's Sho-Rei-Shobu-Kan Martial Arts Center in Lincoln. Owen, a fourth-degree black belt, easily keeps up with his exuberant students between ages 4 and 12. He instructs them on throws, holds, kicks and other basic movements. Owen picked up the sport at age 40, taught for almost 40 years and then went on...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.