I have been snowboarding for more than 8 years, I have been teaching physical education for more than 13 years, about 25 years have been devoted to extreme sports and sports tourism. In this article, I express only my personal opinion on how to choose a snowboard instructor, and how snowboarding training (and generally any training in potentially traumatic sports) should really look like. The increasing incidence of deaths in ski resorts and the significantly increased number of serious injuries on the slopes of the Moscow Region made me share some of my thoughts on snowboarding. I do not pretend to be the ultimate truth, there are people who are much more experienced than me – this is just my point of view. Books, videos and photo guides, forums on the Internet will not teach you how to ride – just forget about Continue reading
For example, Italians claim that during the time of the Roman Empire, Roman soldiers drove leather balls with sticks bent at the ends to maintain their combat form. This game was called paganica, but it was a team, and it was necessary to beat on a moving ball, so, most likely, hockey came from this game. And on silk scrolls dating back to the era of the Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), images of women playing suigan were discovered. And according to some assumptions, dealers in Chinese silk could export this game to Europe, where it later became known as golf.
On one of the stained-glass windows of the Glotcher Cathedral (14th century), you can see the image of a Continue reading
The distant and mysterious Dominican Republic attracts travelers from all over the world with its beaches, comfortable hotels, infrastructure and eternal summer. Far from the Old World, the Dominican Republic surprises tourists with its laws and traditions. The underwater world of the republic is no less attractive. The waters of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean keep no less secrets than land. Blue water surface only at first glance seems transparent and boring. The coastal zone of the Dominican Republic is dotted with corals, sunken ships and amazing living creatures, which must be seen at least once in a lifetime.
Diving in the Dominican Republic is as well developed as beach tourism. The equipment of the underwater caves and the level of service will delight Continue reading