A story about the great basketball player "Pistol" Pete Maravich when he was in the eighth grade. He plays on the varsity basketball team at Daniel High School but has some very difficult obstacles standing in his way of playing. The only support he has is from his father, retired basketball pro Press Maravich.
What are the origins of life? How did things go from non-living to living? From something that could not reproduce to something that could? Earth is estimated to be about 4.5 billion years old, and for much of that history it has been home to life in one form or another. Our planet is teaming with life, from the highest mountain to the deepest ocean; life is everywhere. But what was the firing pistol that started the evolutionary race? How did material go from non-living to alive? Its one of the most fundamental and difficult questions that has challenged us since the beginning of time.
In this new and exciting DVD, Steve Cotter teaches you how to master one of the most difficult techniques known in strength and conditioning, the Pistol! This incredible feat of strength and flexibility is the ultimate display of an individual's mastery over their own body. For most, a full body weight Pistol is so difficult that many are unable to do even one full rep. In Mastering the Pistol, Steve Cotter has designed a program that will allow virtually anyone, regardless of their current fitness level, to learn the secrets of how to perform this amazing technique. Steve breaks the training regimen down into multiple segments: balance, flexibility and strength.
Count Anikoff, a Russian officer, challenges his best friend, Sergei, to a duel when he finds him courting the young woman he, too, is in love with. Sergei can't bring himself to kill his friend. He fires only after taking the bullet out of his pistol. Now, it is the Count's turn to fire…