Insurance Basics for Batting Cage Franchises

When setting up a batting cage franchise, it’s easy to get caught up in the fun involved with such a recreational pastime, as well as the money-making aspects that make batting cage businesses so attractive. But if you ignore the potential liabilities — namely, the high risk of injuries — of such a business, you can get caught off guard and find yourself losing money instead of making it. Avoiding such financial loss is easy: By investing in and implementing the following basics specifically for batting cage insurance, you can minimize your risk and protect your business. There are two...


6 Ideas for a Non-Traditional Wedding

When you’ve met the person of your dreams and are ready to make it official, there are a number of ways to tie the knot. If you’ve decided you want something unique, one of the most overwhelming decisions is defining and following through on the type of wedding that reflects both of your personalities and desires. With just a little research and planning, your day can be turned into a new tradition. Here are six ideas for a non-traditional wedding ceremony, including some non-traditional places to get married: Viva Las Vegas Wedding planners in Sin City will tell you that Elvis is not...


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Organizing and Running a Successful LARP Event

We’ve recently written about what LARPing is all about. Here we will focus on organizing and hosting a LARP event. This assumes that you will be creating you own LARP universe, or that you are already in a position to create an event of an already existing LARP. So we’ll really start from the beginning. LARP Creation Create your Setting – You can use a universe from novels such as King Arthur or Lord of the Rings, or create your own realm. Set the Stage – Add a dilemma, conflict or something that has to be resolved to create interest for the characters to work out though battle,...


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Martial Arts Calendar - Fall 2015

Welcome to our first of many seasonal Martial Arts Calendar. We’ll select a few events to highlight each season, throughout the United States. We’ll also highlight an event outside of the United States. Here you’ll find martial arts, mixed martial arts, and karate events for 2015 fall season. The South Blitz Mayan Challenge – October 23-24, 2015 Orlando, FL – This international competition draws many Latin competitors, in addition to athletes from the United States. All ages and belts compete. United Cage Fights 12 – November 7, 2015 Fort Meyers, FL – This...


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LARP Means Fun and Intrigue

The acronym LARP means Live Action Role Play. So then, what are LARPers? They are the participants doing the LARPing. The participants in the role play act out their characters’ actions in a decided setting, and may have rules set by a gamemaster who facilitates play. It’s really like playing make-believe. If you’ve seen the popular comedy Role Models, you’ve seen Live Action Role Play: LARPing became popular in the 1970s, and has grown ever since. It can be held in public venues like a park, or indoors in a large hall. Genres may vary greatly from modern or historical to...