Understanding the Historic Art of Judo Judo is different things to different people. Simply translated, Judo means “the gentle way”. To most people, that’s all it means. To some, they know it simply as an Austin Powers’ lethal maneuver, but to many others around the world, it means so much more. It is a fun sport, an art, a discipline, a recreational or social activity, a fitness program, a means of self-defense or combat, and a way of life. There’s an...
The Godfather By: My godfather's name is Kevin. He was chosen to be my godfather long before I was born. My mother chose him because he is like a brother to her. His parents are my mom's godparents too. So, it sort of carries on a family tradition. Another generation tied to another. Whose godfathers would do these things? Take time off work to take their godchild to his doctor visits. Drive 4 hours to help move you to another house and stay with you to be sure you feel safe....
MY STRANGE HOLIDAY [/size:578aea9243] After a great year of school, full of success and high grades it was time to go on and have a little bit of rest. That year I decided to spend the holiday with my friends and enjoying the sea. I thought it would be awfully nice. The plane took off one week later as planned. When we landed in the island it was getting dark. The movement of water was clear and it made a relaxing sound. There was some curtain like fog near the tops of the mountains looking far...
Boxing Career of Muhammad Ali As an amateur boxer, Ali attracted notice in 1960 by winning the Amateur Athletic Union light heavyweight and Golden Gloves heavyweight championships. He won a gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome. He turned professional soon afterward and became world heavyweight champion by knocking out Sonny Liston in seven rounds on Feb. 25, 1964. Gifted with unusually fast reflexes, excellent hand-leg coordination, and finely honed...
The Difference Between Blades And Blades Hockey is a sport of finesse, toughness, and speed all wrapped up by player talent. Hockey can be played on any surface, though ice and hard rubber "roller turf" are the two major fields currently played on by professionals. All though to some these two variations on hockey may seem the same, they actually have many differences. Roller hockey contrasts that of ice in several ways. While the playing surfaces are the most obvious difference, number of...
Importance of Glacial Remnants and the Oak Ridge Moraine The “Vista Development INC” wants to develop the Oak Ridges Moraine into a residential community. The Oak Ridges Moraine is a “long tract of land” which stretches for 160 km. from the Niagara Escarpment to the Trent Canal system. It was left from the last “Ice Age” with deposits of crushed rock, sand and clay beneath the land, which is an underground water supply for most Southern Ontario, and the...
Over one hundred years ago, in November 1896, a doctor in Sussex, England, published the first description of the learning disorder that would come to be known as developmental dyslexia. "Percy F.,... aged 14,... has always been a bright and intelligent boy," wrote W. Pringle Morgan in the "British Medical Journal," "quick at games, and in no way inferior to others of his age. His great difficulty has been--and is now--his inability to learn to read.” (Sec 3) In that brief...
An Introduction to Tectonics The earth, from its deep majestic oceans to its breathtaking mountains, is our home. But what goes undetected to humans is the violent cycle that is going on underneath our earth at this very moment. Volcanoes are spouting hot magma. Earthquakes are destroying cities and the continents we live on are moving around the ocean. But why do these phenomenon occur and what causes them to happen? From space the earth may look like one large floating mass. But underneath...
History of The Grand Canyon About 3,000 to 4,000 years ago archaeologists believe that the Desert Archaic people lived in the Grand Canyon. Evidence of this are small willow-twig effigies called “split- twig figurines.” These are animal figurines made from a single twig. Many pictographs were made in the Grand Canyon. Made from a crude paint made of minerals mixed with plant juice and animal oils. Most of these pictures are to faded to tell what they were. Archaeologists...
This paper critically examines Howard Becker's labeling theory (1963) view that "social groups create deviance by making the rules whose infraction constitutes deviance." The first section provides an explication of Becker's statement within the broader context of labeling theory and social deviance. The next section considers Becker's formulations within the context of specific examples. Finally, the analysis examines the possibility of bringing the labeled outsider back "inside" through a...