Archive for July, 2011

The Riders

Posted in Reading with tags , , , , , , , on July 22, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

This is probably the last Tim Winton novel I’ll ever read. Continue reading

T.C. Boyle – 'After The Plague'.

Posted in Reading, Writing with tags , on July 12, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

 

T.C. Boyle is a modern master. 

Anyone who has been following my book and film reviews has probably, as a result, primarily formed a picture of me as a critic; embittered as a result of his own frustrated attempts to be published, etc. etc. Therefore, it comes as a great relief to be able to say that I have finally read something I really liked. Continue reading

S.C. Pannell

Posted in Wine with tags , , , on July 3, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

http://www.pannell.com.au/index.html

I attended a wine tasting yesterday, courtesy of my excellent friend, Brad Williamson. Continue reading

Drill of the Month: Be The King of Swing

Posted in Fitness with tags , on July 2, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

Blitz Magazine, Vol.25, No.4

The swing is the cornerstone movement on which kettlebell methodology is built. It is relatively complex, but correct execution will serve the development of your martial arts more than almost any other exercise. Continue reading

Kickboxing Kettlebells: The Top 5 Benefits for Fighters

Posted in Fitness, Journalism, Kickboxing on July 1, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, Vol. 19, No.2

Martial arts conditioning is a fairly well-trodden path; most trainers have ‘traditional’ methods that they inherited from their trainers and don’t tend to diverge from. When you find a new piece of equipment or a new kind of drill, if it enhances your performance in one way, it becomes a valuable addition to your skill-set. Kettlebells will revolutionise your conditioning, changing every aspect of your game for the better. Here are the most significant contributions they can make. Continue reading

Training with 'John' Wayne Parr

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on July 1, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, Vol. 19, No.2

Everyone that does something exceptional does it their own way. This series of ‘Training with…’ articles seeks to find out the individual details that make Australia’s best fighters tick. Wayne Parr lets JARROD BOYLE in on a few of his secrets.  Continue reading

Chris 'Tiger' White Calls It a Day

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , on July 1, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, Vol. 19, No.2

Darren ‘The Riddler’ Reece has been one of the key players in Australian Muay Thai. He began as a distinguished fighter and progressed to training some of Australia’s most skilled and most popular fighters. Last issue we spoke to Eugene ‘Boom Boom’ Ekkelboom, and this issue JARROD BOYLE sat down with Chris ‘Tiger’ White to talk world titles, bronze medals, winning big in Thailand and the changing of the guard.  Continue reading

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