Fencing Officiating – Refereeing Dry Bouts I

The dry bout (a bout fenced without electrical scoring equipment) represents a significant challenge for the referee and judges: how do you both fairly and accurately assess the results of the fencing so that the better fencer in the bout wins? The answer is a mix of several factors, including organization with well defined responsibilities,…

Fencing Drills – Tactical Analysis Drills

One of the challenges of developing fencers is building their ability to recognize their opponents’ actions and use that knowledge to gain a tactical advantage. The fencer who has this ability is at a significant advantage in the bout, but it is one that many fencers struggle to develop. The Tactical Analysis Drill may provide…

Enjoy Vancouver Sights

Booking Vancouver cheap flights is a splendid way to travel to Canada. Many vacationers take advantage of this savings each year, as they explore the city. Vancouver is the third most populated city in Canada. It offers many attractions for tourists to enjoy. Each of these, grants visitors the opportunity to truly experience this destination.…

How To Make A Big Profit On Real Estate

Right now, the housing market is one area where you can really make money. With housing prices right now at historic lows, you can buy properties inexpensively and earn a profit as the market rebounds. The reality is that this type of investment is a good way to increase your cash flow. Even if you…

Elements of an Efficient Home Building

The construction market has evolved rapidly over the last few years. Lots of prefabricated houses, terrains and tools have been invading the market putting at the customers’ disposal lots of variants of remodeling their shelter. A good example would be the sandwich construction with wood structure, covered with paneling or OSB and insulated on the…

Arc Welding Basics

One of the most popular and common types of welding in use today is arc welding. Yet the average layman walking the street has little understanding of this welding process other seeing the blinding light flashing from a construction job site they may walking past at rush hour. Welding is basically just a fusion process…

What is a Bow Stabilizer?

When you think of archery I would suggest most of us imagine the equipment as simplicity itself – a  bow  and an arrow. To a certain extent this is true. If you simply want to take an arrow and fire it from a  bow , these are the basic pieces of equipment you will need. If…

How Important Is Drainage Maintenance?

A drainage system comprises of a water line that carries waste water outside home. Most of the time people often put off their drain cleaning tasks until the day when something serious strikes. Regular drain cleaning is very necessary in order to have a properly functioning drainage system; this will eliminate clogging that blocks the…

Drowning – Pool Drain Entrapment

Pool  drain  entrapment is one of the most horrifying ways a person can drown. It can happen when all of the normal safety precautions appear to be observed. It can happen to a child holding their parent’s hand and to adults who never swim alone. Once it starts it is almost impossible to stop in…

How to Choose a Lithium-Ion Cordless Drill

Cordless drills are a standard item in the tool collection of both the average weekend warrior or professional tradesman, alike. Cordless drills are available in a myriad of sizes and configurations and it is common to find stores stocking 50 + different cordless drills, alone. For some, shopping for one of these “Man Tools” can…

How Safe Is A Timber Building In A Fire?

Always an emotive subject and always in need of clarification. Whilst we all know that the timber buildings are not only attractive, but are also sustainable, economical and provide fast construction solutions; the assumption can be that because we use wood for fuel it must therefore burn easily! However, this is not strictly accurate. In…

What the Heck Is a Donkey Steam Engine?

What the heck is a Donkey Steam Engine? Is it animal, vegetable, or mineral? Is it a gray animal with big ears or a steam snorting machine? I will answer these questions in due time, but first it is important to understand logging operations in the West prior to 1880. Logging as an industry has…

Long Lasting Vinyl Porch Railings

Wooden porch railing is slowly being replaced by Vinyl railings since it has many advantages over wood railings. The major advantages are The vinyl porch railings are long lasting. They last longer than wood railings They are virtually maintenance free. The painting required for wooden railings is not required for the vinyl railings. (You have…