Category Archives: Sports & Recreation

Amazing Backyard Swings Collection

In case you spent your childhood years with any kind of yard with your house, its possible you have had backyard swings. They are typical fixtures for a lot of houses with kids, and they are usually a thing that many children remember fondly. It’s comforting to know that safety has been the primary focus of many makers of backyard swings so fear shouldn’t stop you from getting one for your children if you want to.

Children fall down all the time, remember that. But they usually get back up again, and that is a part of growing up. As long as you take some simple precautions, your swings should be as safe as it should be.

Now, I’m amazed to see some innovations are made to improve our backyard swings experience. Here are some really cools swings as well as other really great designs that you may want to have at your home.

The Curl Playground Swing

The construction is more unique with idea to attract children along with colours. I have put metal bars instead of chains because they will make movement more stable. Seats are more comfortable. The mechanical system will additionally increase safety and durability of playground swing. – Milos Todorovic, creator.
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Brazilian Martial Arts

The introduction of Brazilian martial arts virtually revolutionized the fighting styles in the recent years. Gone are the days where traditional martial arts like karate, judo, aikido and taekwondo are cool. There are actually 2 dominant fighting techniques that this Latin American country introduced to the world.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The most popular one is known as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). This is the core fighting style in most mixed martial arts competition these days and touted as the most dangerous form of martial arts today. As a Jeet Kune Do practitioner and I guess other students of different martial arts will disagree with this idea :).

This is basically the modified version of Judo and Japanese Jujutsu. BJJ dominated the first large modern mixed martial arts competitions, causing the emerging field to adopt many of its practices. The stand-up techniques in Gracie Jiu Jitsu are largely from Japanese Jujutsu (knife defence, gun defence, throws, blocking, striking etc.

Here are some really cool videos of this Brazilian martial arts.

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Nike Music Shoes Ad Campaign

Japanese DJ duo Hifana altered Nike’s brand-new flexible Free Run running sneakers into musical instruments just for this japanese promotional video. The video clip displays the duo configuring the boots or shoes to work as sound triggers in order that when flexed, the shoes produce a pre-determined audio.

The shoes have been outfitted with audio plugs and connected to a sampler. after working out the sounds and rehearsing, hifana is all set for a final piece. in this final performance the duo basically play the shoes, twisting and turning all of them to produce a totally developed tune. This video displays the group’s sound and the versatility of nike’s new sneakers. the project was developed by wieden kennedy, tokyo.