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tackle

1. any mechanical system for lifting or pulling, esp an arrangement of ropes and pulleys designed to lift heavy weights
2. Nautical the halyards and other running rigging aboard a vessel
3. American football a defensive lineman

tackle

[′tak·əl or ′tāk·əl (naval usage)]
(mechanical engineering)
Any arrangement of ropes and pulleys to gain a mechanical advantage.
(naval architecture)
An assemblage of lines and blocks in which the line passes through more than one block.

tackle

tackle
A mechanism for shifting, raising, or lowering objects or materials, such as a rope and pulley block or an assembly of ropes and pulley blocks.
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Ironically, it's for the same reasons that a player on the field would hesitate to tackle the ball carrier that's trying to score on them.
Ireland defence coach Les Kiss pioneered the choke tackle in 2011, to capitalise on a technicality of maul laws.
In brief, the video footage of the tackle event had to fulfil the following visibility criteria i) Visual of 4 locations with known distances represented by the lines on the field, ii) Clear running path for at least 0.
That's obviously massive, 23 tackles in the game takes some toll on the body," said Ryan, who is just returning from an ankle injury.
Nowadays located in Grey Street, Newcastle, they stock a full range of fishing tackle for all aspects of angling.
Coaching point: Instruct players to keep the head up when making a tackle.
Likewise, it takes more force to make those giant football tackles change direction or speed.
He's an attacker playing in defence and he didn't make the tackle properly.
Theoretical model for the relationship between the number of tackles in which a player engages in (acute or chronic fatigue), magnitude of impact (energy load), markers of muscle damage (micro trauma) and how this relationship interacts with tackle injury risk (tolerance overload or reduction) and tackle performance.
We usually assigned draw responsibility to our right tackle, while our LT was the better pass rusher.
But he reckons an even better idea would be to introduce the standard Aussie Rules tackle that allows players to tackle their man below the waist.
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