Long jumps are a special kind of technical category of the athletics program, which refers to horizontal jumps. They require athletes to maximize jumping ability, mastery of their own body, developed muscular system, excellent coordination and sprinting qualities. Today, this sport is included in the program of the Olympic Games, where men and women can participate on equal terms.
For long jumps, an important point is the initial speed of running and pushing away. World-class male athletes can push off the board at speeds of up to 9.8 m / s. In women, this indicator is obviously lower, but only with general calculations. When repelled, the athlete’s ideal angle of flight to the horizon is 20 degrees. The center of mass heights should be in a relative normal position when walking 50-70 cm. Traditionally, athletes gain the highest speed in the last 3-4 steps of their run. Continue reading
Darts is a whole complex of games whose goal is to throw darts at a round target on the wall. Do not confuse with other games where you need to throw other objects at different targets, including dynamic ones. Today, darts is a standardized game with specific rules and inventory requirements.
Darts is considered a national game in the Netherlands, Great Britain, Scandinavia and the USA. It is mainly distributed in gaming establishments and pubs, which makes it accessible to all segments of the population. Currently, you can easily find and buy a set of targets and darts to practice safely at home. Many professional gamblers quit darts in a garage or pub as real darts experts. Continue reading
Rowing is rightfully included in one of the most interesting and complex cyclic water sports. Its essence is that athletes must paddle in special boats, using only the muscles of their arms, legs and back. At the same time, they must go the entire distance with their backs forward. This sport should not be confused with canoeing and kayaking, where the rowers sit mainly facing forward, and the technique of movement is different.
Today, rowing is widespread in Western Europe, Russia, Australia, New Zealand and the USA. Continue reading