Some articles on system, defensive system, defensive systems, defensive:
... of Hungarian sabre fencing, developed a system of sabre play that depended upon the articulation of the wrist and fingers, and a defensive system that consisted of the parries of third, fourth, and ... a greater interest in the point, and therefore stressed a defensive system that kept the parties at a distance, maintaining the point in a threatening position ...
... The most typical characteristic of the castros is its defensive system ... heading North are referred by Strabo and were the reason for the improvement of the defensive systems of the castros around 500 BC ... Cividade de Terroso is one of the most heavily defensive castros, given that the acropolis was surrounded by three rings of walls ...
Famous quotes containing the words system and/or defensive:
“An avant-garde man is like an enemy inside a city he is bent on destroying, against which he rebels; for like any system of government, an established form of expression is also a form of oppression. The avant-garde man is the opponent of an existing system.”
—Eugène Ionesco (b. 1912)
“Compared to football, baseball is almost an Oriental game, minimizing individual stardom, requiring a wide range of aggressive and defensive skills, and filled with long periods of inaction and irresolution. It has no time limitations. Football, on the other hand, has immediate goals, resolution on every single play, and a lot of violenceitself a highlight. It has clearly distinguishable hierarchies: heroes and drones.”
—Jerry Mander, U.S. advertising executive, author. Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television, ch. 15, Morrow (1978)