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by drob357
Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:03 am
Forum: Combat Arts and Sports
Topic: The Russian Lion by A.M. Saldo
Replies: 1
Views: 3633

The Russian Lion by A.M. Saldo

https://davidgentle.com/forum/hack.jpg https://davidgentle.com/forum/hackfour.jpg Free Open Access Library - Explore our Authors Index THE RUSSIAN LION Being a Biographical Sketch of GEORGE HACKENSCHMIDT By His Friend, A.M. Saldo Published in The Superman Magazine (March, 1932) https://davidgentle....
by drob357
Sun Sep 13, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Question from a Follower of our Website
Replies: 3
Views: 4178

Question from a Follower of our Website

"Hello, my name is Tyler and I am very interested in the bodybuilding and physiques of the late 1800s and early 1900s. Particularly, I am interested in the diets that these men utilized. In today's culture it seems that the only way to put on muscle and strength that is recommended is through prote...
by drob357
Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Canadian General Election 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 21102

Re: The Canadian General Election 2015

An eyebrow-raising forecast Harry. The next few weeks should be interesting....
by drob357
Sun Sep 06, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Canadian General Election 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 21102

Re: The Canadian General Election 2015

Harry, I enjoyed your reference to Robert Browning’s work as we brace ourselves for the final big push from political party leaders following the Labour Day weekend. Back to business as usual, Canadians will definitely be tuned in…just in time for the flood of political ads. The fluctuations you ide...
by drob357
Sat Sep 05, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Combat Arts and Sports
Topic: Dedicated to Dedication and Traditional Karate
Replies: 1
Views: 3712

Dedicated to Dedication and Traditional Karate

https://davidgentle.com/forum/board.jpg A makiwara board is struck to strengthen the hands and feet for striking power. Photograph by Joe DiBella DEDICATED TO DEDICATION AND TRADIONAL KARATE By Mike Talish "In 1972, Sensei Teruyuki Higa, a native Okinawan, came to America and opened his karate scho...
by drob357
Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:20 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Canadian General Election 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 21102

Re: The Canadian General Election 2015

Campaigning is now in full swing. Thank you for preparing those interesting forecasts Harry. I will continue to follow them. CBC's published an interesting article this morning entitled, "Poll Tracker: Margin Narrows Again in 3-Way Race" The article included the methodology used for their Poll Track...
by drob357
Wed Aug 19, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: Combat Arts and Sports
Topic: Lessons in Wrestling & Physical Culture
Replies: 8
Views: 12438

Lessons in Wrestling & Physical Culture

Reproduction Lessons in Wrestling & Physical Culture by Farmer Burns School of Wrestling Lessons of the famous Farmer Burns Mail Order Course in 1913 Lesson 3 of the 12-lesson course Fully illustrated dumbbell exercises including descriptions to develop and maintain overall physical fitness and heal...
by drob357
Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:05 am
Forum: Combat Arts and Sports
Topic: Chen Style Taiji - a Personal Odyssey
Replies: 0
Views: 3255

Chen Style Taiji - a Personal Odyssey

LATEST INSTALLMENT IN OUR COMBAT ARTS & SPORTS LIBRARY CHRIS MCALISTER, CONTRIBUTING WRITER https://davidgentle.com/combat/images/chris.jpg Originally from the UK, Chris spent several years living and studying in East Asia. Besides learning oriental medicine he studied Qi Gong And Martial Arts from...
by drob357
Tue Aug 11, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Combat Arts and Sports
Topic: Boston Strong Boy
Replies: 14
Views: 16973

Re: Boston Strong Boy

The following question concerning this article was posted on our Facebook page:

Michael Iozzino: I seem to recall reading somewhere that he bested the great Sandow in some kind of strength or lifting contest ! Any info on that ?
by drob357
Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:14 am
Forum: Combat Arts and Sports
Topic: Farmer Burns School of Wrestling
Replies: 4
Views: 6142

Re: Farmer Burns School of Wrestling

LESSONS OF THE FAMOUS FARMER BURNS MAIL ORDER COURSE IN 1913 https://davidgentle.com/forum/course.jpg First Installments of a 12 Lesson Course. Lesson 1 https://davidgentle.com/library/burns/index.html Lesson 2 https://davidgentle.com/library/burns/two/index.html These reproductions were fully resto...