Body Check


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A maneuver in which an ice hockey player bumps or slams an opponent with either his hip or shoulder (the only legal moves) to block the opponent’s progress or throw him off-balance
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After reviewing the conflicting witness evidence as to the circumstances of the check, the Court concluded that Mr Johnson had not proven that the student intended to body check him.
Moreover, the accidental injuries are more severe than those from body checks.
But what it was, was a body check and no more than that.
I felt his pulse and did a full body check but there was no blood anywhere else.
There are three screening options available - bronze - three moles checked (pounds 25); silver - full body check (pounds 45); gold - full body check for customer and a member of their family (pounds 65).
In the 30th minute United defender Claude Davis hobbled off and was replaced in by Leigh Bromby just before his team-mate Rob Kozluk got a yellow card in the 32nd minute for a blatant body check on Watford's Anthony McNamee.
The first booking arrived just before half-time when Jamie Bishop was punished for a body check on Russell as he raced clear.
I'm sure he wants to give the first body check rather than receive it, but in the past, teams took some pretty good runs at him and it never prevented him from playing his game.
The result at Upton Park could have been worse for Hammers if referee Paul Durkin had spotted two penalty offences by defender David Unsworth first a handball to stop David Platt's pass getting through and then a body check to prevent teenager striker Nicolas Anelka beating him to Emmanuel Petit's pass.
BODY CHECK Avoid neck crunching; focus on the lower back.
Rory Mason opened Down's scoring with a point in the sixth minute before Derry wing-back Jarlath Bradley was black carded for a body check in the 11th minute.
Ayr were then reduced to 10men on85minutes when Willie Lyle was given asecond yellow card for a blatant body check on Farquharson.