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About toporod

Triple Rugby Union International (1977-1991) The ART of SCRUMMAGING - 2013 Gold Medal Winning Author - [IPPY] - 2014 Silver Medal Winner [eLit Awards] - Enthusiastic writer on Rugby and Bipolar Disorders - International Rugby Consultant and Public Speaker - www.expertrugbyconsultants.com

EXCELENTE RADIOGRAFIA & DIAGNOSTICO DE LA CULTURA Y POLITICA ARGENTINA 2015

CARTA AL FUTURO MINISTRO DE CULTURA, ESCRITA POR FLORENCIA BRAGA MENÉNDEZ: Sr. Pablo Avelluto, futuro Ministro de Cultura de la Nación Argentina. Uno de mis primeros recuerdos es tener junto a mi cama a mi mamá cantándome Mayombe Bombe Mayombe … Continue reading

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AMNESIA OR LACK OF RETRIEV-ABILITY (!?)

Are the brains of older people slow because they know so much (?!) People may gradually decline mentally with age or… even improve it exercising it. ‘Use it or lose’ the old adage says. Losing memory may not be so. It just … Continue reading

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LESIONES CRONICAS EN EL RUGBY PROFESIONAL

Aqui les traigo un tema ‘candente ‘ que antes y despues de la conclusion del RWC 2015. Un estudio medico muy interesante fue publicado por medicos y profesionales de World Rugby (former IRB). Estas lesiones productos de la misma participacion … Continue reading

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WHAT DO WE MAKE OF GLOBAL HUMAN ATROCITIES ?

PARIS, SIRIA, BAGDAD, UKRAINE, BEIJING, KOSOVO, MONTENEGRO, MEXICO, ARGENTINA, CAMBODIA, COLOMBIA….and the list goes on. So many more! Friends, Acquaintances and General Readership, I like many people would like to express my personal opinion on the incidents occurred recently in … Continue reading

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***PARIS*** COMPARTIENDO FAVORES = AYUDEMOS A LA HUMANIDAD !

Amigos mios y conocidos, Los hechos acontecidos recientemente en Paris, con un resultante del altisimo costo de vidas perdidas y otras tantas arruinadas. El daño fisico, psicologico y emocional es irreparable para muchisima gente mundialmente por muchos años por venir. … Continue reading

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OBSERVACIONES y ANALISIS de la COPA MUNDIAL de RUGBY 2015

Por Enrique TOPO Rodríguez Ya en las postrimerías de esta exitosa 2015 RWCup y con el beneficio de haber observado ya 6 semanas de fiesta rugbística internacional, con grandes partidos sorpresa (Japon, Fiji, Inglaterra) y solo la final por jugarse … Continue reading

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GUIA DE AUTO-AYUDA PARA LA SALUD MENTAL – Por Enrique TOPO Rodríguez. Actualizacion: 14/04/2015

PROLOGO Aquí les presento un conjunto de experiencias, lecciones aprendidas a través del proceso ensayo-error, consejos de profesionales, lecturas de psicología, psiquiatría, estilos de vida (well-being) y también relatos de otros pacientes. La mayoría obedecen al “sentido común” que en … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN RUGBY: “A Different era but lessons of 1991 endure for 2015 RWC”

My comments to David Sygall’s Column – SMH – 21/03/2015 – “A different era but the lessons of 1991, endure for 2015 RWC” Hi David, A nice article,  am sure Nick Farr-Jones would be enjoying his morning coffee with croissants … Continue reading

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A MILLION DOLLAR QUESTION: WILL USA BE THE NEW RUGBY POWER?

REPLY TO ESPN COMMENTS BY TOM HAMILTON http://www.espnscrum.com/scrum/rugby/story/248173.html?fb_action_ids=10153349095649517;fb_action_types=og.comments By Enrique TOPO Rodriguez Dear Readership, Everybody in sports (and now in rugby) wants success and money and believe that TV is the magic enabler that will provide it! Even though Rugby … Continue reading

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WALTZING WALLABIES – A 30 year old Rugby Story… STILL CURRENT!

http://www.espnscrum.com/australia/rugby/story/247401.html Big bother: How 1984 Wallabies shook the world Huw Richards November 11, 2014 David Campese had only just turned 22 when he starred for Australia in their 1984 tour of the Home Nations © Getty Images Enlarge RELATED LINKS … Continue reading

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