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2013-10-11 23:25:22

Workouts For Judo created by Matt D'Aquino is a new course that provides people with a lot of judo exercises and workouts to strengthen their grip. A full Workouts For Judo overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if the course is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Workouts For Judo is a new strength and power training course that provides people with a wide range of basic judo training exercises and advanced workouts for both beginners and professional judo players...

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....

2012-09-12 23:01:19

Jordan Mouton, member of the US Paralympic Judo Team slated to represent the USA on the world stage at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London had to withdraw. Brain concussions sustained during her intense training routine was the culprit but not the end of Judo for this amazing champion. Redmond, WA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 Jordan Mouton, a 23 year old female Judo athlete (Judoka) from Houston, TX and a member of the Blind Judo Foundation and Cahill´s Judo Academy, has been an ardent...

2012-08-29 23:00:39

Two teenage brothers bicycled 4,000 miles across 14 states to raise awareness of the US Paralympic Judo Team, empowering blind and visually impaired individuals through the sport of Judo. (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 Peter and Janos Kabai from an early age learned life values from practicing and incorporating the sport of Judo into their lives. They started their Judo exposure along with the whole Kabai family of six at Cahill´s Judo Academy in San Bruno, CA. It didn´t take them or...

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...

2010-04-02 14:38:00

NEWARK, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- When Grace Jividen competed in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, she couldn't hear her opponent's breathing, which she believes could have given her the edge in her judo competitions. Now, the former member of the 1992 U.S. women's judo team and holder of more than 41 medals from international competitions and a sixth degree black belt has the edge she was looking for thanks to Lyric, the world's first 100 percent invisible extended wear hearing...

2009-03-16 19:04:17

Two-time Olympic judoka champion Masae Ueno of Japan, who won women's gold medals in 2004 and 2008, announced her retirement Monday. Ueno, 30, also a two-time world champion, said she lost motivation to continue her career after winning her second straight Olympic gold in Beijing last August. However, she did not rule out the possibility of making a temporary comeback in the future.

2008-10-07 09:00:32

Text of "24" news report by corporate-owned Russian Ren TV on 7 October [Presenter] [Russian Prime Minister] Vladimir Putin today pleased all judo lovers. On his birthday the prime minister gave a present to all those who practise judo and released a training film called "Learning Judo with Vladimir Putin". The presentation of the film was held in the Konstantinov Palace [outside St Petersburg, late on 6 October]. [Putin, addressing the gathering] It is obvious that there is an...


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  • 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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