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Straight Ankle Locks!

Today we started looking at straight ankle lock. The forgotten foot lock. So a simple set up from guard, take the leg, your leg in his tailbone, other on his hip/stomach. 313 more words


Homemade Mozzarella / Caprese Salad

In my next life, I’d like to be a combination butcher / sommelier / cheese monger. Seems doable right? Those areas of the culinary world fascinate me and I’ve been trying here or there to pick things up. 626 more words


Cropping (Less is Sometimes More)

Hi again. In this article, I’d like to discuss cropping. When I first started getting serious about photography, I didn’t really think much about cropping. I always figured that what I had shot is what would get printed out. 320 more words



My Ladies and I talk a lot about hip placement and turnout during class. Obviously, because it’s a ballet class. One of my Ladies struggles with a back that’s naturally very swayed, another occasionally forces her turnout too far side in an effort to mimic how I demonstrate. 85 more words


Sharpening - A Double Edged Sword

One of the things I always struggle with in my photos is sharpness. I don’t know if it’s because I wear glasses and haven’t figured out the whole diopter settings thing or maybe I just don’t have steady hands. 456 more words


Chris Turner on his Spinnaker Handling Fit-Out....!!

A few days ago we published an item on our World Champions’ fit-out for spinnaker handling…. This is what Chris has to say about it:- 118 more words

Flying Fifteen

Training atmosphere : training through adversity and admiration

One of the many tasks of a coach is to provide a great training atmosphere that is conducive to results. In other words, we want to limit any distractions and any waste of time so that we can be productive and get the best out of every training sessions. 963 more words

Olympic Weightlifting