Aikido, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Freestyle Wrestling, Greco-Roman Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Karate, Krav Maga, Martial Arts, Muay Thai, Savate, Sports, Taekwondo

What are Martial Arts?

Many people believe that martial arts is a specific sport. But really, its just an umbrella term that describes a group of combat sports, many of which originated as forms of self-defense or attack dating back hundreds or even thousands of years.

While hundreds of different systems or styles of martial arts have been developed throughout history, most of these combat systems share a single purpose: to physically defeat ones opponent and defend against threats.

How they go about accomplishing this is where the martial arts differ…

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Cue Sports, Draw Shots, Pool, Sports

How to perform a draw shot in pool..

The draw shot is one of the simplest, yet most impressive shots in the game of pool. Its also an essential tool in the arsenal of every good pool player.

Mastering this simple (yet not necessarily easy) shot can allow you to control the path of the cue ball around the table leaving you with good shape on your next shot, avoiding trouble, and breaking up clusters of balls that might spell the end of an otherwise good run.

FXBilliards has a great YouTube video showing how to perform a powerful draw shot…

If you’re interested in learning more, Dr. Dave Alciatore (aka Dr. Dave) has some great information on how to hit and aim a good draw shot in pool.

Aaron Rodgers, Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, NFL, Sports

Packers Carve Up Giants, To Face Cowboys in Divisional Matchup

What was supposed to be the best game of the weekend between the Packers and Giants, turned out to be the biggest blowout with the Packers coming out on top 38-13.

They’re set to take on the NFC leading Cowboys on Sunday, January 15th at 4:40pm ET at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

While the odds makers have the Cowboys as four-point favorites to open, Aaron Rodgers is playing some of his best football right now. Combine that with the fact that Dallas rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliot will both be making their NFL Playoff debuts Sunday, and we should be in for a good matchup.

CBS Sports has the full story.

AFC Bournemouth, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Premier League, Sports

Arsenal FC forces a 3-3 draw with Bournemouth, ‘WengerOut’ brigade are back

AFC Bournemouth stormed out to an early lead against Arsenal FC in one of the best Premier League matches of the season Tuesday. But the Gunners showed a lot of character, coming back from down 3-0 to force a 3-3 draw.

This didn’t stop Arsenal fans from voicing their displeasure with Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger, as they took to Twitter calling for his departure. See the full story at talkSPORT.