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Baseball: Engaging the audience – Part 2

You want to attract fans? Help them engage with the game. Continue reading

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Negotiating the Strike Zone During a Major League Baseball Game

Baseball is a game of brilliant and beautiful contrasts. People who don’t understand the game describe it as slow when in fact there is so much going on between one pitch and the next that it takes careful concentration and … Continue reading

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The Safety in Numbers Effect

Does the chance of a cyclist being involved in a fatal accident increase as the number of cyclists on the road increases? The answer may surprise you. While the raw number of cycling fatalities does increase as the number of cyclists on … Continue reading

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Ronda Rousey and the Gracie Brothers: Skilled Fighting and Skilled Teaching

Ronda Rousey is an MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter of exceptional skill. She is an Olympic Medal winner in judo and the current UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) Women’s Bantamweight Champion. At the time of this writing, Rousey is undefeated in … Continue reading

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Precision Choreographed Martial Arts

Check out this video of a Chinese team from the 10th World Wushu Championships held in Toronto in 2009.   Amazing. Roughly translated, “wushu” is Chinese for “martial arts”. Competitive wushu has two components: taolu (forms) and sanda (sparring).  I believe … Continue reading

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