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  Does a Beardie have balance
Balance is based on the movement of the sheep and the dog’s reaction to the movement, so that the dog is placing himself properly in relation to the sheep and handler.
Balance is being in contact with the sheep, the handler gives direction to the dog, but the dog is the one balancing the sheep.
For a gathering dog (most beardies are gathering dogs), balance is reached when the dog is in a position to cause the sheep to be held or to move in a line to the handler, even if the handler is over 100 yards away.
bccc.pair.com /balance.htm   (816 words)

 Bryan Belanger's Online Guide to Pitching Mechanics- Step 4: The Balance Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
At balance, his foot on his lift leg should be pointed toward the ground, as this builds tension and contributes to velocity (this, however, is not absolutely necessary).
At this point, there are no violent movements to upset the balance of the pitcher and thus he should be able to maintain his balance point without drifting or falling over.
The balance point is a critical checkpoint to an efficient and proper delivery, as a pitcher's failure to achieve balance can result in inaccuracy and a sharp loss of velocity.
pubpages.unh.edu /~brn7/balancepoint.html   (563 words)

 balance point payroll - service bureau
Balance Point is a payroll service bureau founded under the premise of delivering the best customer service and technology in our industry.
Balance Point is an extremely flexible, high energy company that utilizes the latest technology to do what others cannot in meeting our client's ever changing needs.
Balance Point is uniquely positioned to bring you capabilities that are typically not available from smaller providers, and not offered by the large, national providers
www.balancepointpayroll.com   (159 words)

 Balance Point - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Balance Point is the sixth installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe.
It is a science fiction novel written by Kathy Tyers and published in 2000.
The situation causes Jacen to turn away from the Force, but when the life of a loved one hangs in the balance, Jacen must come to a decision, or risk losing everything.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Balance_Point   (243 words)

 Our Newest Addition to the Bookshelf: Balance Point - Searching for a Missing Spiritual Link (Jenkins Publishing)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Balance Point is an anomaly in today s literary offerings, serving up a warning, a splash of hope, and a dose of entertainment in one tidy package.
Balance Point is one of the most well-written and beautifully produced self-published books I have had the pleasure of reviewing.
Balance Point, by Joseph Jenkins, takes the reader on a journey to explore the roots of our culture’s denial of this impending crisis, and details the author’s own awakening to a natural spirituality, a fundamental personal connection to the natural world which is essential to its preservation.
www.jenkinspublishing.com /balance.html   (8191 words)

 Balance Point for Men Helpful For Multivitamin for Men
Balance Point is a new, state of the art multivitamin formula made for exclusively for men.
We have included the 3 most important eye-protecting nutrients in Balance Point: Lutein, Zeaxanthin, and Vitamin A. These Carotenoids (the main nutrients that form macular pigment) are critical for promoting and maintaining the macula and retinal health - the two areas of the eye responsible for clear and sharp vision.
Balance Point for Men includes key nutrients designed to ensure reproductive health, allowing your body to perform at its best in the bedroom and in the gym.
www.progressivehealth.com /catalog/Balance_Point_for_Men.htm   (1006 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Balance Point (Star Wars: The New Jedi Order S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Balance Point follows in the style of Vector Prime and the Agents of Chaos series than the novels by Michael A Stackpole.
Balance Point concerns itself more with the actual characters than action; we see the natures of the Solo children particularly surface, showing three very separate natures, compared to the unifomly wellbehaved, innocent children of the original books and earlier in the series.
The prologue was one of the best parts of of Balance Point, along with the conception of a new Skywalker, and both added promise for future NJO novels.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/009941029X   (1650 words)

 Liquid multi-vitamin - Balance Point liquid multi-vitamin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Balance Point liquid multi-vitamin is a whole food source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Balance Point liquid multi-vitamin provides your body with vitamins, important trace minerals, antioxidants, and more.
Balance Point Liquid Multi-vitamin utilizes vitamins and minerals in a similar pattern as they occur in nature, making them more useful for your body.
www.healthscription.com /balance-point.html   (270 words)

 Progressive Health - Balance Point Liquid MultiVitamin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Balance Point Multivitamin is a whole food source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Balance Point provides your body with vitamins, important trace minerals, antioxidants, and more.
Balance Point Liquid Multivitamin utilizes vitamins and minerals in a similar pattern as they occur in nature, making them more useful for your body.
www3.sympatico.ca /webmarketing/balance.html   (468 words)

 Balance Point Liquid Multivitamin
Balance Point Multivitamin is a whole food source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
While Balance Point does provide several of the nutrients that make up each of these areas, it is impossible to determine is the formula provides the optimum amounts of these nutrients, so Balance Point will receive no points for this area.
Balance Point recommends not exceeding 4 servings in a 24 hour period, but we are not able to determine the safety of the product without amounts being given.
www.supplementwatch.com /reviews/docPrintFriendly.asp?DocId=2356   (516 words)

 training article #2
Balance can be taken out of a dog if you never let it develop, or if you don't let the dog think on its own.
Balance is simply defined as the position the dog must be in to bring the sheep to you and keep them to you.
The point you are trying to establish is that the dog is on your side of the sheep and it shouldn't be there.
www.stockdog.com /training/bfbalanc.htm   (1845 words)

 Balance Point: Bringing Discipline Investment Report - TCE - Ernst & Young
Balance Point: Bringing Discipline Investment Report - TCE - Ernst and Young
The success of a technology company in today’s intensely competitive environment is directly tied to the effective financial management of its innovation investments.
A newly released global study from Ernst & Young’s Technology, Communications and Entertainment (TCE) industry group, “Balance Point: Bringing Discipline to Investment in Innovation and Growth,” (pdf, 1,412K) explores that theme through a combination of interviews, roundtables, and an on-line survey of top technology executives and the investors who fund them.
www.ey.com /global/content.nsf/US/TCE_-_Balance_Point_Discipline_Investment_-_Report_Abstract   (323 words)

 Internally wired counter-balanced bracket - Patent 3994464
In this type of lamp bracket, balancing at various degrees of extension was achieved by maintaining maintained proportionality between the extension of the forward arm forwardly of the balance point, and aft movement of the counter-balance.
The support point b is thus spaced vertically from the base swivel bushing 11, and as will be seen is likewise spaced from the members which provide for support and rotation relative to the other axes c, d.
It is inherent in this balanced bracket construction that a line connecting the support point b with the fulcrum f must be substantially parallel to the line from the hinge joint 17 to the center of gravity of the masses forward of the support point b, that is, substantially parallel to the supplementary arm 16.
www.freepatentsonline.com /3994464.html   (3768 words)

 Jim Waldron's Balance Point Golf Schools
A balanced blending of both physical and mental training is the key to success in golf.
Best Golf School on the Planet is admittedly a very high standard to claim for ourselves, but all credit for it goes to the many golf school graduates who actually used this phrase in describing their Balance Point Golf School experience to us.
Balance Point Golf Schools has been chosen by GOLF Magazine as one of the Top 25 Golf Schools in the nation for 2003-2004.
www.balancepointgolf.com   (903 words)

 Alembic Club: Balance and the point
I know there are people out there with Balanced Point basses and the excellent folk at Alembic probably have something to say on the matter too.
Our original Standard Point and Omega body shapes were designed as 4-string medium scale basses, and for the time (early 70s) were not considered neck heavy balancing at 2:30 on a clock face.
The balance is primarily dictated by where the upper strap holder is. On the Balance Point, it's up much higher than on the Standard Point family of shapes.
www.alembic.com /cgi-bin/alembic-club/discus.cgi?pg=prev&topic=393&page=2816   (426 words)

 Kite Balance and Stability
In flight, a kite rotates about the bridle point which is the knot that attaches the control line to the bridle string.
xb and yb are the co-ordinates of the bridle point, cg is the location of the center of gravity and cp is the location of the center of pressure.
Balanced designs are shown for design C and D with the balance point indicated on the figure.
www.grc.nasa.gov /WWW/K-12/airplane/kitestab.html   (696 words)

 NJO Reviews: Balance Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Kathy Tyers achieves what James Luceno does not: she tightly focuses her plot around the Skywalker-Solo family group, handling their internal and interpersonal turmoil in a manner that shows this family's struggles to be representative of the macrocosmic struggles of the galaxy.
Balance Point 's success is largely the result of Tyers following a diverse enough cast of characters that each individual can fill in an important niche within the plot, and of her attention to detail in her writing.
She strikes a comfortable balance between Michael Stackpole 's internal-dialogue drenched mode of characterization and Timothy Zahn 's more subtle indication of personality through nuanced action and speech.
www.jeffandlauren.net /njo/njo6.htm   (636 words)

 Jef Raskin - How to Balance a Model Airplane
The initial balance point is a distance D measured back from the leading edge of the wing at the centerline of the aircraft.
Working out where the initial balance point is becomes a mere matter of plugging in the numbers that you get measuring the wing into the formulas.
After the interruption, I started to work on a different essay, and at some point I copied, into the same invisible copy buffer, a different formula for a different variable P that happened to be a function of variables with the same names as those used in the balance article.
jef.raskincenter.org /published/balance_point.html   (1380 words)

 Learning Center: Balance Customization
It is not, as is sometimes believed, the point where half the weight is on each side of the balance point.
To change the weight and balance of this racquet to a desired alternative, use the bottom two sliders to add lead tape to specific locations on the racquet.
The most important lesson from this is that a little bit of weight added a greater distance from the current balance can have the same effect as a larger amount of weight added at a smaller distance from the current balance point.
www.racquettech.com /store/learningcenter/lc_balance.html   (496 words)

 Differentdawn.com: Balance Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Balance Point: Searching for a Spiritual Missing Link, is a cautionary tale that doesn’t lose its sense of humor along the way.
What we are seeking is, indeed, a balance point, a way to reconcile the way we wish to live with the way we must live in order to survive.
Balance Point is an anomaly in today’s literary offerings, serving up a warning, a splash of hope, and a dose of entertainment in one tidy package.
www.differentdawn.com /reviews/balancepoint.html   (1057 words)

 Oilfield Glossary: Term 'balance point'
The point at which the forces acting on a tubing string suspended in a live wellbore are equal.
Under these conditions, the weight of the tubing string is balanced by the wellbore pressure acting to expel the string from the wellbore.
The friction caused by the tubing string passing through the stripper or wellhead sealing device acts to extend the interval over which the balance point is apparent.
www.glossary.oilfield.slb.com /Display.cfm?Term=balance+point   (81 words)

 Llewellyn Encyclopedia: Anahata - The Heart Chakra
The fourth chakra, located over the heart, is the balance point between these two extremes: the integrator of mind and body, believed to be the central home of the spirit.
With its essential message of balance, our self-love and love for others need to be balanced and interconnected.
Enter the peaceful balance of the heart within yourself and others, and you will experience the mysteries of Anahata.
www.llewellynencyclopedia.com /article/255   (815 words)

 Liquid multivitamin - Balance Point liquid multivitamin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Taking a multivitamin such as Balance Point liquid multivitamin can reduce the risk of diseases like cancer and heart disease.
Balance Point liquid multivitamin is a whole food source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Balance Point liquid multivitamin provides your body with vitamins, important trace minerals, antioxidants, and more.
www.healthscriptions.com /balance-point.html   (270 words)

 Balance Point
In her research, Dr. Boggs was trying to find a “Balance Point”; “between the Ego and Eco,” trying to unearth the missing link in the human consciousness that redefines who we are spiritually in non religious terms and forces us to see the dysfunction in how we relate from our ego to our eco system.”
Balance Point is a true account of Joseph’s reluctant journey to piece together the pieces of a puzzle held by various people detailed in the instructions in his aunt’s will.
Jenkins finally receives his legacy from Aunt Lucy when her attorneys agree that he has found his “Balance Point.”; He receives $500,000 to divide between 10 charities.
www.newconnexion.net /article/01-02/balancepoint.html   (508 words)

 Balance Of Forces
Although the force of an object's weight acts downward on every particle of the object, it is usually considered to act as a single force through its balance point, or center of gravity.
If the object has unequal weight distribution, its balance point or its center of gravity may not be at its geometric center.
The total weight is 120 pounds and the total moment 6000 inches-pounds, the balance point is found by dividing the total moment by the total weight.
www.grc.nasa.gov /WWW/K-12/WindTunnel/Activities/balance_of_forces.html   (910 words)

 myArmoury.com - point of balance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In general I'd say that a sword's balance and dynamic handling is very sensitive to the position of the balance point.
Generally the location of the point of balance is more sensitive when it is closer to the hand.
From my admittedly limited experience, the pivot point is generally closer to the center of percussion on pure cutting weapons (early medieval swords, cavalry sabers), and closer to the tip on thrusting weapons (modern foils and epees, but also some longswords).
www.myarmoury.com /talk/viewtopic.php?t=8051   (1814 words)

 Joseph Jenkins, Inc. - Balance Point - The Book
Balance Point tells the story of her research through the eyes of her nephew, who receives her Last Will and Testament and, with it, becomes her final hope.
Balance Point takes the reader on a page-turning adventure from the author's comfortable Pennsylvania home to the farthest reaches of civilization in a search to solve Lucy's puzzle.
'Balance Point: Searching for a Spiritual Missing Link' by Joseph Jenkins was such a book for me. It is perhaps the best environmental book I have ever read and I would like to encourage everyone to experience this book.
www.joseph-jenkins.com /books_balance.html   (516 words)

 Balance Point book review
Balance Point is two stories in one, cleverly interwoven throughout the book, leading to a shared conclusion: everything we do affects everything else.
While reading Balance Point, it’s easy to separate the two strands of development: one is a fictional narrative of intrigue and adventure.
Suitable for young readers as well as adults, Balance Point should be required reading in High Schools across North America.
eartheasy.com /bookreview_BalancePoint.htm   (460 words)

 Balance Point (Silvanus)
Balance Point: This +1 shock shortspear is simply made, just a sharpened piece of fine wood, as hard as iron thanks to an ironwood spell included in its magics.
The adventurers believe she was attacked by some strange intelligent beast, as her wounds were caused by weapons and claws; the spear was missing (as was all of her magical gear) but her letter describing its abilities was still in its scroll tube.
This unknown elf has been seen at least two other times since then, and rumors say he is a servant of a young green dragon (known only as "Elfdrinker" and "Scourbreath" to those in the Chondalwood) being groomed for dracolichdom or perhaps vampirism by the Cult of the Dragon.
www.seankreynolds.com /rpgfiles/blades/html/silvanusbalancepoint.html   (780 words)

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