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Enjoyable Sports Owes A Lot To Preparation

If you have ever enjoyed sport at any level where you have a coach or a captain trying to instil some team spirit into you, it is likely you will have heard the phrase “fail to prepare and you prepare to fail.” It is quite a catchy little saying, which is always handy when you need a quick sound bite for the dressing room or training ground but there is a lot of truth in it. Sporting events are not only won or lost on the field or on the track, they can... ❯❯❯

The Rules of Competitive Fishing

Copetitive fishing doesn’t tend to get widely reported on in the news. It’s certainly nowhere near as popular as sports such as rugby or football! Nevertheless, competitive fishing has a long, proud history, and traditions which are just as rich – if not richer – as any other sport. There are many clubs and groups around the world who take part in competitive fishing, and each of these will hold their own competitions which may vary in terms of the rules... ❯❯❯

A Guide to Paintball

Many people like the idea of trying paintball, but aren’t entirely sure as to what the sport entails. There are a lot of common misconceptions about paintball, including that the players will always come away looking like they’ve done 10 rounds in a boxing ring! But paintball is actually a lot safer, and therefore a lot more fun, than many people believe. So here is a comprehensive guide to paintball which may just inspire you to pick up the phone and... ❯❯❯

How to Host a Successful Sports Event

Large scale sports events are usually managed by professional event companies. But if you are planning a small scale / local event, being a good project manager with good organizational skills is the key to success. If you want to host a successful sporting event – whether it’s for a school, for charity, for your company / business, or for a local sports club – it’s important to have the right checklist to keep you heading in the right direction with... ❯❯❯

Golf Etiquette: The Ultimate Ticklist

If you are unsure about the dress code for your first ever round of golf, your local golf club should be able to advise you. Call up in advance and find out the club’s dress code if you don’t want to land an embarrassing golfing faux pas, but most rules for golf etiquette are the same, and here we take a look at the ultimate tick list of what you should and shouldn’t do when it comes to dressing for the game. For beginners, golfing can be a complex sport... ❯❯❯

Brand Focus: Gunn and Moore Cricket Bats

Choosing the right cricket bat is important if you care about enhancing your performance. Cricket bats, their design, their durability and their grade are some of the biggest contributors to your game – after technique and personal fitness. Gunn and Moore cricket bats are one of the leading brand names in the market today and here we take a closer look at the brand. For anyone in search of a new cricket bat, here is some handy information about Gunn and... ❯❯❯

A Beginner’s Guide to Finding the Right Golf Clothing

If you happen to be watching any golfing tournament on TV you’ll notice how each player has their own dress style. Some wear loud and brash colours to match their personalities and others are a little more conservative. The right clothing isn’t simply a fashion statement, it can also help to enhance the way that you play.  With this in mind, as a beginner what do you look for?  Golf Shoes Consider your golf shoes as the second most essential piece of... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Spotting Fake Sports Memorabilia

Sports memorabilia can hold tremendous value, both in the sentimental and monetary senses. Autographs, rare cards, vintage team apparel and many other things fetch high prices in the memorabilia market, but it can be difficult to discern the real deal from a fake. There are plenty of fakes out there, but remembering these helpful tips will help you spot them every time. If It Looks Too Good To Be True…It’s an old saying, and a cliche in the eyes of... ❯❯❯

Fitness Regime for Fighters Losing Weight

Fitness Regime for Fighters Losing WeightBalancing weight loss and optimum fitness can be tough. With your calorie intake restricted and your strength compromised by a strict diet, getting through a hard workout during a pre-fight cutting period isn’t always easy. However, there are several easy tricks that you can try to help you lose weight in the days preceding a fight without the usual downturn in athletic ability. From nutrition tweaks to pre-training tips, it’s very possible to cut... ❯❯❯

Playing To Get Fit

Playing To Get FitThere are a lot of pay-as-you-go gyms in Berlin such as Fit Sport Studios so there’s really no excuse not to get yourself into an active, healthy lifestyle. Some choose sports over going to the gym but think about it, whatever it is, taking the first step is truly the hardest one and as Woody Allen would say, “80 percent of success is showing up.” You should also prepare yourself mentally before engaging in any form of exercise or sport, but always... ❯❯❯

Preparing For Your First Skiing Holiday

Preparing For Your First Skiing HolidayI have just decided to try skiing for the first time. My partner is an avid skier and snowboarder and has finally persuaded me to venture onto the snow. We managed to arrange an inexpensive trip and I was feeling very pleased with myself and relaxed about the whole affair until I discovered the complexities of acquiring all of the necessary clothes and equipment. I had no idea that I needed so many things! Clothing I have an extensive wardrobe which... ❯❯❯

Skating Your Way Out Of Trouble: Benefits Of Ice Skating

When was the last time that you went ice skating? You probably haven’t been since you were a child, so what is stopping you from taking your own children. Oh yes, the fear of falling and hurting yourself, and even worse looking an idiot while you do it, that will be what’s stopping you. Have you considered the fact that just about every parent there will be feeling the same way? If you want to give your children the experience of being on the ice, then... ❯❯❯

5 Sports That Just Are Fun To Play But Terrible To Watch At Home

There are many people who love to play a variety of sports, from gentle sporting activities to ones that really get the adrenaline pumping. Many others prefer to stick to watching sports, gaining enjoyment as a spectator rather than a participant. Some people even do both – getting involved in some sports as a player and others just as a spectator. However, while many sporting activities are fun to both play and watch, this is certainly not the case with... ❯❯❯

The Ultimate Fighter - Team Jones Vs. Team Sonnen

The Ultimate Fighter - Team Jones Vs. Team SonnenThe Ultimate Fighter (TUF) is an FX Network reality TV series based on mixed martial artists competing to win an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract. The latest season, the show’s 17th, features 16 contestants residing together in a Las Vegas, Nevada mansion, who are divided into two teams coached by John Jones, the current Light Heavyweight champion and number one contender, Chael Sonnen. Premise of The Ultimate Fighter The show follows the... ❯❯❯

Tips For First-Time Climbers On Shopping For Quick Draws

Tips For First-Time Climbers On Shopping For Quick DrawsQuickdraws are one of the most important tools you will need for a climb. Their primary function is to ensure that the climbing rope moves in a smooth and quick manner from the belay device to the climber and that the rope is always veering towards the centre during this pulling process. Like almost every other kind of outdoor sports equipment, quickdraws come in many different forms and vary in terms of price, size, width, length and weight. Here, we... ❯❯❯

How To Choose The Best Beginner's Golf Clubs

How To Choose The Best Beginner's Golf ClubsPlaying golf is a sport that relies on a great deal of skill. But as every golfer knows, having the right equipment is far more likely to help you get that hole in one. With professional golfers using up to 14 different types of club, the absolute beginner to golf can be faced with a bewildering array of choices when it comes to choosing the right clubs. So in this guide, we’ll be outlining some of the most important equipment you will need to begin... ❯❯❯

3 Important Benefits Of Competing In Karate Tournaments

3 Important Benefits Of Competing In Karate TournamentsIt is normal for a relative newcomer to karate to be somewhat hesitant when it comes to entering a proper tournament. Maybe they feel as if it is too dangerous or else they are ‘not ready’. However, the competitive spirit of a tournament may be just what you need to take your skills to the next level. Continue reading to learn why entering a karate tournament is filled with major benefits. Performance Appraisal Until you take part in a competitive... ❯❯❯

Custom Golf Club: Custom fitting golf clubs

Custom Golf Club: Custom fitting golf clubsEvery golfer's physical capability and swing is distinctive. Many of today's best golf clubs can be custom fit for lie angle, shaft type and length, grip type and size. Custom fitting golf clubs involves several easy measurements and a quick self-assessment of your game. This custom golf club has become more than a fad that even not so professional golfers test its waters. Custom fitting is the process for tailoring a golf club to suit your personal... ❯❯❯

The Fundamentals of Tennis

I trust this initial effort of mine in the world of letters will find a place among both novices and experts in the tennis world. I am striving to interest the student of the game by a somewhat prolonged discussion of match play, which I trust will shed a new light on the game. May I turn to the novice at my opening and speak of certain matters which are second nature to the skilled player? The best tennis equipment is not too good for the beginner who... ❯❯❯

General Tennis Psychology

Tennis psychology is nothing more than understanding the workings of your opponent's mind, and gauging the effect of your own game on his mental viewpoint, and understanding the mental effects resulting from the various external causes on your own mind. You cannot be a successful psychologist of others without first understanding your own mental processes, you must study the effect on yourself of the same happening under different circumstances. You react... ❯❯❯

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