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Understanding the 5 Universal Martial Arts Techniques

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-09 06:36:16 | Sports

It is no secret that every form of martial arts training is different and has its own unique characteristics However, at the same time, there are also some universal martial arts techniques that can b...

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Martial Arts Styles – the Pre-Choice Problem

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-09 06:45:53 | Sports

One of the biggest problems that people have when choosing a specific form of martial arts is not understanding the basic martial arts styles that they have to choose from If you rush into making a ch...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-09 06:45:53  •  65 Reads

Martial Arts Moves What Style is Right For You?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-09 06:53:07 | Sports

Many people that do not an in-depth knowledge of multiple martial arts styles, will often decide what style to learn based solely on martial arts moves that they have seen While this isn't an inherent...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-09 06:53:07  •  58 Reads

Using a Martial Arts DVD – 3 Traits You Must Have

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-09 07:02:55 | Sports

Using a martial arts DVD to learn basic self defense or to advance your current skill set has become much more common over the past 5 years Distance learning has become a popular option that meets the...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-09 07:02:55  •  59 Reads

3 Reasons Learning Martial Arts is Not Enough

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-09 07:14:46 | Sports

Martial arts has become increasingly popular over the past decade, especially when utilizing a martial arts dvd However, many people who have started to learn this new set of skills quickly realized t...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-09 07:14:46  •  68 Reads

Self Defense Videos and Visualization: Stop Thinking Pretty!

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 00:13:37 | Sports

If you're worried about someone taking physical advantage of you, whether by mugging, rape, or otherwise, there's something of a 'mugger's secret' that you can learn with some self defense videos and ...

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Self Defense Training - Lessons From Ninjutsu

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 00:20:24 | Sports

Self defense training comes in a lot of forms, and many of them are as ancient as the sands Every one of them can teach you something, but undeniably one of the most insightful forms of self defense t...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-13 00:20:24  •  49 Reads

Self Defense Training Should Always Start With the Mind

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 00:25:14 | Sports

There is no such thing as a safe place anymore: with home invasions on the rise and muggings in public places becoming more commonplace as well, it seems like self defense training is becoming an abso...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-13 00:25:14  •  64 Reads

Military Self Defense - Problems and Answers

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 00:37:12 | Sports

Military self defense tactics are renowned as effective methods of protecting yourself from any attacker But are they the right self defense tactics for you...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-13 00:37:12  •  57 Reads

Self Defense Techniques: The Eight Targets

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 01:13:56 | Sports

You already know why you need to study self defense Your reasons are your own, but the situation is all too common: someone wants to hurt you, and you'd rather not get hurt...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-13 01:13:56  •  42 Reads

Hand to Hand Combat Training From Home

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 01:19:26 | Sports

The words combat training make most of us think about soldiers who are preparing to go to war But if you think a little deeper, with the world we live in, we’re all at war...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-13 01:19:26  •  64 Reads

Become a Fast Expert in Combat Self Defense

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 01:26:03 | Sports

Typically, the word combat is used to describe war But unfortunately, there is a war going on in streets all over the world...

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How to Learn Martial Arts in Days

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 01:36:49 | Sports

When the average person hears the words martial arts, they picture a lifetime of dedication and practise Although that can certainly be the case if you want to become an absolute expert in martial art...

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Martial Arts Self Defense Could Save Your Life

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 01:42:52 | Sports

A lot of people with families think that they have no need to learn martial arts self defense They might think that since they don’t engage in criminal activities, then there is no need to learn to ...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-13 01:42:52  •  61 Reads

Martial Arts Training From Your Living Room

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 01:54:40 | Sports

The words martial arts on their own can be a little intimidating for some people A lot of people think that you need to dedicate your entire life to training in order to become proficient at martial a...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-13 01:54:40  •  56 Reads

Self Defense Tactics: Mind, Body, Spirit

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 02:01:37 | Sports

If you have good reason to think that you might be in harm's way, studying self defense tactics is a strong choice for 'best way to spend your time' There's little more frightening than having someone...

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Learn Self Defense the Right Way

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 02:13:30 | Sports

If you're going to learn self defense, you shouldn't half-ass it Too many times, someone has taken a few classes from their local blackbelt -- you know, the one that's never actually been in a street ...

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Why a Self Defense DVD?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 02:20:52 | Sports

There are a lot of ways to learn self defense, so why a self defense DVD over personal instruction, a book, or just watching a bunch of Bruce Lee movies The DVD has some profound advantages over other...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-13 02:20:52  •  41 Reads

The 3 Best Self Defense Techniques Ever

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-13 02:25:48 | Sports

Self defense techniques come in a staggering variety of forms Self defense instructors teach movements designed to cripple, scare away, and incapacitate potential foes...

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Martial Arts Expert Chris Pizzo Fights Close Combat Training Scam Accusations

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-16 15:38:13 | Sports

It seems that it is not only the students of close combat training who are fighting against the bad guys – even the master himself has his own battles to win Captain Chris, as how he is more commonl...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-16 15:38:13  •  64 Reads

Self Defense Instructor Captain Chris Steps Up

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-16 15:46:21 | Sports

In our modern world, knowledge on various subjects can already be easily acquired through various medium The Internet has especially helped our lives become better and much more convenient because kno...

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Captain Chris Provides Tips-don’t be a Victim!

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-16 15:55:57 | Sports

Combat self-defense is what Captain Chris professes through close combat training as a means to prevent either you, as a victim, or your family from being the recipient of an unlawful attack With year...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-16 15:55:57  •  75 Reads

Captain Chris Attacks Doubts

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-16 16:05:08 | Sports

In our modern world, knowledge on various subjects can already be easily acquired through various medium The Internet has especially helped our lives become better and much more convenient because kno...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-16 16:05:08  •  66 Reads

Captain Chris Defends the World One Person at a Time

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-16 16:15:01 | Sports

Self-defense is a lifelong pursuit, but if someone else can do the footwork, then why not let him Captain Chris is the man who has done just that...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-16 16:15:01  •  58 Reads

Self-Defense For Life With Captain Chris

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-16 16:22:43 | Sports

It has come to Chris Pizzo’s attention that there are certain allegations of his system not being all that he says it will do These naysayers have gone so far as to attack his reputation as well as ...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-16 16:22:43  •  62 Reads

Close Combat Training and the Tools to Survive

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-16 16:29:21 | Sports

“Closed Combat Training has been respected and protected for many years It is a powerful method of self-defense that has been handed down from generation to generation throughout the years to only t...

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Self Defense Expert Captain Chris Pizzo Combats Close Combat Training Scam Accusations

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-17 02:23:38 | Sports

Captain Chris has traveled the world to learn as much as he possibly can about close combat fighting, martial arts, and self defense fighting Having experienced a violent attack in 1997 in which assai...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-17 02:23:38  •  73 Reads

How a Self Defense Video Can Kill You

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-18 13:43:05 | Sports

There is a self defense video out there -- probably several self defense videos, really -- that can kill you It claims to be all about self defense 'arts', and it has a guy in it that says something a...

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Chris Pizzo Clears the Air on Scam Accusations

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-22 00:28:57 | Sports

There are many scams around the Internet regarding self defense and fitness training Many make false claims that with a few hours of training from their video you will become just as good as them...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-22 00:28:57  •  68 Reads

Chris Pizzo Fights Back at Close Combat Training Scam Accusations

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-22 00:57:34 | Sports

Scams are all over the internet and sometimes in your email inbox Chris Pizzo, owner of Close Combat Systems has stepped up to combat these scams...

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Incorporating Military Self-Defense Tactics Into Every Day Life

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-25 11:06:28 | Sports

When the words military self defense come up, it can sort of throw us for a loop First of all, if you aren’t in the military, you probably think that you can’t possibly be qualified to learn these...

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The Importance of Proper Self Defense Training

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-25 11:15:08 | Sports

It’s sometimes hard to admit, but we live in a very violent world All you have to do is turn on the evening news to find out another horrible and brutal act of violence has been perpetrated in your ...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-25 11:15:08  •  66 Reads

You Never Know When Violence Will Strike: Learn to Defend Yourself

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-25 11:23:44 | Sports

It’s not enough that we have to hear of war and riots every time we open the daily newspaper, but we also have to hear of random acts of violence that happen in our own backyard If it happens to som...

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Learning Self Defense From the Comfort of Your Own Home

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-25 11:27:38 | Sports

If you don’t think that you have the time to learn proper self defense, then you have just run out of excuses You no longer need to go to a weekly class or work out in the gym to be able to properly...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-25 11:27:38  •  73 Reads

You Don’t Need a Classroom to Learn Self Defense Anymore

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-25 11:38:37 | Sports

One of the main reasons that the average person doesn’t take a self defense class is time Or lack thereof...

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Reasons Why Self Defense is Crucial in Modern Society

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-25 11:48:03 | Sports

Even if you live in a cookie cutter part of town and don’t think that violence will ever be a part of your life, think again Violent crime can strike at any time and at any place...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-25 11:48:03  •  72 Reads

How to Learn the Best Self Defense Techniques

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-25 11:56:33 | Sports

It’s unfortunate, but we live in a very scary world Around every corner there are criminals just waiting to prey on us and take our money, our valuables and in extreme cases, our lives...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-25 11:56:33  •  62 Reads

How to Learn Self Defense From a DVD

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-25 12:05:53 | Sports

In this fast-paced world, we don’t all have time to attend an evening course Even once a week can take away from valuable time that could be spent with friends or family...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-25 12:05:53  •  77 Reads

How to Learn Self Defense From Home

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-25 12:23:57 | Sports

It is quite unfortunate, but accurate to say that we live in a violent world Predators are lurking in the shadows at all hours of the day and night in every single city in the world...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-25 12:23:57  •  56 Reads

Self Defense Tactics From a Military Perspective

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-08-25 12:48:46 | Sports

If there are any people in the world who know exactly how to defend themselves, it is those who serve in the military They have years of training in a wide variety of self defense tactics and have the...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-08-25 12:48:46  •  66 Reads

Why Martial Arts? Why Now?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-09-21 02:31:15 | Sports

It is difficult to say exactly why, but violent crime seems to be on the rise And the most often victims are those among us who aren’t involved in any criminal activity, but are just at the wrong pl...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-09-21 02:31:15  •  37 Reads

Types And Styles Of Martial Arts Moves

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-09-21 02:35:37 | Sports

Whether it is good or not is debatable, but Hollywood has certainly given many people a distorted view of what martial arts really is Of course, the best in the world can fly across a room and take do...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-09-21 02:35:37  •  58 Reads

How You Can Benefit From Martial Arts Self Defense?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-09-22 20:15:01 | Sports

You might be wondering what the point is of even learning martial arts self defense if you don’t lead a violent lifestyle You may live in an affluent part of town and don’t see violence every sing...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-09-22 20:15:01  •  42 Reads

Why Hand To Hand Combat Training?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-09-22 20:16:31 | Sports

When Captain Chris was recovering from chemotherapy treatments, his life changed forever He and his wife were innocently driving along when, in a case of mistaken identity, they were suddenly attacked...

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So Many Martials Arts Styles To Choose From

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-09-22 21:19:13 | Sports

If you are looking to get involved in martial arts, you may feel overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of different martial arts styles that are out there There are literally hundreds of different types a...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-09-22 21:19:13  •  61 Reads

How to Learn Combat Self Defense?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-09-22 21:27:10 | Sports

Back in the 1940’s when the world was fearing being taken over by a Nazi regime, the Allies had to find a better form of combat self defense that would work in these types of situations They put a t...

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Self Defense – Can Civilians Benefit From Military Self Defense?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-09-22 21:39:13 | Sports

The use of military self defense over the last decade has skyrocketed Many people attribute this to the creation of MCMAP (Marine Corps Martial Arts Program)...

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3 Ways to Compliment Your Self Defense Training

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-09-23 03:40:20 | Sports

When learning self defense, many people will attend a class or two, but will do most their training on their own Learning self defense is increasingly important, but that doesn't mean that you need to...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-09-23 03:40:20  •  56 Reads

Is Non-Verbal Communication Part of Your Self Defense Tactics?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-09-23 03:47:47 | Sports

Self defense has become a much more conscious part of our society With so many people engaged in a variety of self defence training activities, they often focus solely on the actual attack...

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3 Tips to Choosing the Right Self Defense DVD

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-09-23 04:00:13 | Sports

Choosing the right self defense DVD can be a difficult and frustrating task There is nothing worse than buying a DVD, only to find out that it doesn't meet your needs...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-09-23 04:00:13  •  67 Reads

What Kind Of Martial Arts Are Involved With Military Self Defense?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-02 09:19:08 | Sports

The idea of learning military self defense has become much more popular over the past few years Before you choose what type of class to take or video to buy, it is important to know what you will be g...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-10-02 09:19:08  •  57 Reads

How Important Are Martial Arts Moves in Self Defense Training?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-02 09:27:32 | Sports

Many people choose to utilize traditional martial arts training as a substitute for self defense training While there are definitely benefits to doing this, there are also some drawbacks that need to ...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-10-02 09:27:32  •  41 Reads

How Many Martial Arts Techniques Do You Need For Self Defence Training?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-02 09:36:10 | Sports

Recently, people who are concerned about being able to defend themselves from a random attacker have started to take some form of martial arts This surge in popularity is probably a combination of inc...

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A Self Defense DVD Could be the Key to Your Safety

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-02 12:55:17 | Sports

It’s unfortunate to say, but we live in violent times Muggings are becoming increasingly common and everyday people are often becoming the victims of violent crime...

Read more..  •  Comments (6) | 2011-10-02 12:55:17  •  172 Reads

Reasons to Learn Self Defense

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-10 17:55:17 | Sports

Self defense is important for individuals of any age or background, and there are several reasons why everyone should learn self defense in one form or another Let’s start with the obvious...

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The Elements of Martial Arts Training

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-10 18:05:49 | Sports

Martial arts training and self defense tactics are comprised of three essential elements These universals apply to everyone, male or female, young or old...

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Martial Arts Training Tips For Kids

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-10 19:15:57 | Sports

Martial arts training isn’t just for teens and adults Children as young as four and five years old are being enrolled in programs designed especially for kids their age – and they are having a bla...

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Self Defence Training and Martial Arts Techniques

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-10 19:45:40 | Sports

When it comes to self defence training, there are several basic martial arts techniques that at the core of every good program When used correctly as an average person on the street, they can help you...

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Hand to Hand Combat Training’s Most Common Injuries

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-10 19:56:36 | Sports

For those who learn martial arts, hand to hand combat training can result in several different injuries – most of them to your hands While most of them will not prevent you from returning to your fa...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-10-10 19:56:36  •  52 Reads

How to Choose Self Defense Types and Styles?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-12 11:44:56 | Sports

When choosing the best self defense style to learn, all you really need to know is a little background information Once you’ve found your interest, the trainer will lead you through the entire proce...

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Hand to Hand Combat Training: Mixed Martial Arts Rules

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-12 11:51:47 | Sports

Hand to hand combat training is a large part of preparing for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) The UFC is a mixed martial arts sports association that hosts ongoing competitions from some of t...

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How to Train Using a Self Defense DVD?

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-12 12:00:45 | Sports

When you’re too busy to commit to an hourly training session at the gym on a weekly basis, your best method for learning self defense might be to train using a self defense DVD However, you shouldn...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-10-12 12:00:45  •  48 Reads

Indian Martial Arts and Self Defense Tactics

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-12 12:09:08 | Sports

The martial arts and self defense tactics of the country of Indiana have been for many, many years – as far back as the pre-Gupta era The Sanskrit word for martial arts is “dhanurveda,” and this...

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Karate Self Defense Training

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-12 12:19:29 | Sports

Just about every knows the martial art of karate as one of the most popular methods of self defense training in the United States and throughout the United Kingdom and other parts of the world The Kar...

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Types of Brazilian Self Defense Training

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-12 16:21:35 | Sports

When it comes to self defense most people tend to think of the Asian martial arts first Disciplines like Judo, Tae Kwon Do, Karate, are some of the most common programs, especially in the United State...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-10-12 16:21:35  •  57 Reads

Learning Martial Arts With Self Defense Videos

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-10-12 16:32:22 | Sports

Sometimes life is too hectic to start a self defense training program at the local gym, health club or community center These programs can meet a couple of times a week for an hour or more...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-10-12 16:32:22  •  58 Reads

9 Facts About Muay Thai

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-12-01 08:05:27 | Sports

1 Muay Thai is a Martial Arts Training style that is deeply connected to the past history of the Asian country of Thailand...

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5 Ways to Get Through Navy Boot Camp

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-12-02 03:27:54 | Sports

Graduating from high school and wondering what your next step should be Not everyone goes to college immediately after high school...

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6 Army Basic Training Tips

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-12-02 21:02:25 | Sports

After high school many people consider what they plan to do with their futures Some go off to college, some start jobs right away, and others decide to enlist in the Army...

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Muay Thai Past and Present

Posted by William F. Gabriel | Published 2011-12-03 14:42:49 | Sports

Before anyone ever imagine of thinking of Muay Thai as a competitive tournament sport, it was just a way for the people of Thailand to protect themselves You see, in the earliest history of the countr...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2011-12-03 14:42:49  •  53 Reads