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Desperate times call for desperate measures

Creating good bonsai is not an easy task, doing it properly building ramification, branch structure and foliage mass all takes time. I love using native British trees because they thrive in my location, I am after all British and living in the cold wet North of the UK. 197 more words

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Coaching “the Recovery” – by Howard Aiken

(This is the fourth in a series of coaching notes and is probably best read with the preceding “Coaching the Finish”. The techniques described apply primarily to rowing rather than sculling and to bigger boats rather than small ones). 1,819 more words

Rowing

Technique Versus Tactics

I’m sure most of us can relate to the situation – you receive feedback on your skiing only to then receive contradictory feedback, sometimes from the same person! 371 more words

Technique

Freed Pointe Shoe Experience

There are lots of rumors surrounding pointe shoes – most of them criticize modern brands such as Gaynor Minden, and also brands that are designed to help boost a dancer’s technique without them working hard for it. 747 more words

Technique

Pointe Shoes: "I Can't Get Over My Box"

So, what is holding you back from getting over your box in your pointe shoes? The immediate answer that most will assume is a lack of good or flexible feet. 830 more words

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Repotting to Bigei Pot for Kifu Taxus

I collected this Taxus Baccata in 2004 and it has been through many iterations before arriving at the Kifu size (Ian Warhust always said that the tree should be a small one) 183 more words

Potting

The Brain and Ballet

The biggest problem for most dancers in turning is that they are lacking self-confidence. It is the fear of turning that is stopping them. This can be abated by becoming familiar with the process. 530 more words

Technique