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How Philippine Martial Art Form Was Main Ingredient In Modern Boxing

How Philippine Martial Art Form Was Main Ingredient In Modern Boxing

Sports
The styles and techniques of modern boxing can be traced to The Philippines and a martial art form named pangamot. Pangamot translates to “maneuvering of hands” or “bare fist.” In the final decade of the 19th century, United States warships sailed to The Philippines as part of the military assistance extended to Philippine insurgents fighting to overthrow Spanish rule. To help pass the time while in port, the American sailors organized boxing matches and tournaments. The sailors used the formal boxing stance of the day – hands kept little more than waist high, palms up, and extended from the body, something like where the arms wind up when dirt is shoveled. It was the style of famous heavyweight boxers such as John L. Sullivan, James J. Corbett, and Paddy Ryan. It was a roboti...
How to Break 100 – Golf Tips to Lower Scores

How to Break 100 – Golf Tips to Lower Scores

Sports
Learning any skill is a progressive journey. Leaning to play the piano, for instance, involves practicing the scales and leaning to play some basic pieces slowly at first, no one would be expected to take on a complicated Mozart sonata straight away. Someone new to carpentry might learn to carve some simple joints first, not erect a roof. Likewise someone new to golf has to construct a basic game incorporating some simple rules to negotiate their way safely round a course. To break 80 would mean some serious time on the practice ground, but being able to break 100 is about getting tactics and the mind set right. Tactics to Break 100 If you have already scored round a course and failed to break 100, this is where you need to be absolutely honest with yourself. Learn to break 100 f...
Free bookmaker offers for existing customers

Free bookmaker offers for existing customers

Gaming
There’s a lot of variables that come into play when selecting the bookmaker that is appropriate for you. Signing up to them will always come with an incentive in the form of free bets, bet credits or a selection of free attempts on their casino games, but there’s even more excitement surrounding existing customer offers, as they’re unlimited and can be used on different sports and betting markets. It’s hard to pinpoint all available bookmaker offers but there’s a clear handful which appear often and are obviously more popular in the eyes of the country’s many punters. These are often replicated on competing bookmaker sites based on the demand from their customers, with only a handful of bookmakers now able to specialize with a feature that no other website or app has been able to re...
World Cup 2018: who will take the trophy?

World Cup 2018: who will take the trophy?

Sports
  Since it was first contested in 1930, the World Cup has captured the imagination of football fans around the world, and this summer the tournament will be hosted by Russia. It is the first time that the competition has been held in Eastern Europe and the first time that it has been staged in Europe since the 2006 edition in Germany. Speaking of Germany, it is Joachim Löw’s side that go into the competition as favorites. The reigning World Cup champions have been heavily backed by football punters, and according to the odds offered by online sportsbooks – check out Stakers.com – the Germans have the best chance this summer. It isn’t a surprise to see them heavily fancied to lift the famous gold trophy once again. Though a number of German stars such as Bastian Schwei...
Beyond the Skills – Qualities Every Softball Player Needs to Have

Beyond the Skills – Qualities Every Softball Player Needs to Have

Gaming
You have just the essentials, such as softball glove, nailed in one way or another, despite what you feel is a bit sickly in your game wither for slow pitch softball bats or fast pitch softball bats. It's hard to decide. Essentially, you've read the majority of softball tips you can take in hand, but you still do not discover what the problem is. Do you want to find the right answers? Give me a chance to demonstrate the qualities softball players need beyond skill. These are the qualities that are difficult to convey, usually given the fact that you have them or not. Do you need to know what they are? Read below. Self-confidence How about we start with that? Confidence your mentor cannot show you basically. It's a quality that emanates from you. You need to build your self-con...
How To Keep Yourself Fit At Mid-Age Even Being Busy All Days

How To Keep Yourself Fit At Mid-Age Even Being Busy All Days

Sports
Keeping yourself fit is not a big deal even if you are a mid-age person. You can do physical activities or take part in sports while being busy with your daily routine like watching television or taking kids outdoor for sports. Just you need a mind-set to do something extra instead of being seated on the benches. Learn from below what to do: CANPLAY (2014-15) report reveals eighty percent of the kids in the age group of 5 to 19 take part in organized sports or physical activities. This mean parents and guardians of these 8 out of 10 kids drive them to games and practices as well as sit on the sidelines while the budding sports children play and practice. Why not get yourself involved in some activities instead of just sitting on the benches. Here are some useful suggestions. T...