- Andover US-MA
Massachusetts resident Edward Baroffio works as a sales and leasing representative for the Andover-based company Bill Deluca Chevrolet. Edward Baroffio is also a mixed martial arts athlete, having trained for three years at the Professional Martial Arts Academy in Derry, New Hampshire. Grappling techniques are employed in mixed martial arts to obtain an advantage against an opponent, either through escaping, improving position, injuring, or submitting. Grappling differs from striking or using weapons, although tactics have been developed that incorporate both grappling and striking maneuvers. The guard is a common grappling position whereby a player lies on the ground with the legs around his kneeling or standing opponent. The maneuver has its origins in Judo, but it also developed through its use in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. A closed or full guard entails the player underneath locking his ankles together around his opponent. The half guard occurs when the bottom combatant uses only one leg against his opponent. The position offers a sound defense against striking attempts, and the opportunity to roll the top player over in a sweep maneuver.
A banking and sales professional based in Massachusetts, Edward Baroffio serves Bill Deluca Chevrolet as a sales and leasing professional. Also an avid athlete, Edward Baroffio can often be found competing in triathlons and salt water fishing at Crane Beach in Ipswich. Saltwater anglers often fish in shallow flat waters or in deep ocean conditions, seeking everything from striped bass to bluefish. Beginner saltwater fishers may find that saltwater rigs and basic tackle is enough to get started, whereas more experienced fishermen may prefer to invest in boats and high-quality gear. A fishing pole suitable for saltwater conditions should be sturdy, yet flexible enough to cast from a pier or shore. A pole length of 5 to 10 feet is suitable. Fishing nets with a handle between 2 and 6 feet are appropriate, although the specific size depends on the application. Fishing gloves are another important part of fishing gear, as they maximize grip and prevent injury. High-quality gloves are often made of puncture resistant materials such as latex. To organize supplies, tackle boxes and tackle bags are helpful. Strap-on bags are ideal for hands-free convenience, and products should be water and puncture resistant. Finally, a lure kit contains hooks, heads, and lures, and can be a useful addition to the gear, especially for beginner anglers.