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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...

2012-08-17 23:02:34

Kick boxing is a great alternative to boring gym work and Impact Martial Arts announced today the start of their new classes aimed at individuals three years old and up. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 People who are tired of the gym, lifting weights, and using treadmills will find a very good alternative to physical fitness with kick boxing, as Impact Martial Arts, one of the fastest growing self defense schools in Texas, announces the beginning of their kick boxing classes and...

2012-08-17 23:01:07

Robust clan system expands gameplay in NGames' Naruto and Bleach MMO brawler sequel. Hull, UK (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 NGames, a leading online publisher, has today revealed the four new gameplay mechanics introduced by the clan system in their Naruto and Bleach inspired MMO sequel, Pockie Ninja II Original. In the ninja world, being part of a clan not only means inheriting powerful bloodlines and ninjutsu skills, it is also a haven where ninjas can find peace within - and some much needed...

2012-08-14 23:00:42

Karate Master and Former US Marine Mike Storms travels to universities across America to train college football players that Martial Arts is a perfect addition to college and NFL football programs. Charlottesville, Virginia (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 When you think of karate masters, images of a serene Mr. Miyagi breaking a beer bottle off of a car in one chop, or a shirtless Bruce Lee with his fists of fury come to mind. Martial Artists are known for violence, self-discipline, mental...

2012-07-28 23:02:00

After his old Sanshou team captain Cung Le & team member Melvin Guillard have won their MMA professional fights at UFC 148, Master Shawn Liu led a team of Sanda (Sanshou) fighters from his private institute to Orlando, Florida to participate in the 14th Annual International Chinese Martial Arts Championship World Wide Circuit and brought home 14 medals in various categories including Sanda, Kungfu forms and weapons. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 The Shaolin Institute team of 12...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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