How To: Properly lace ice hockey skates

Dan Perceval, founder of the sport of Xtreme Ice Skating explains us in the video of how to properly lace ice hockey skates. It starts with the wax laces. There are different forms but he suggests heavy wax since it lasts long. These wax laces are used to grip the boots. We normally we use 120 inch if there is no wrapping around and it should be in excess if you wrap around. Now we start with lacing. You can start outwards or inwards in hole one. He prefers outward so he inserts the lace outw...

How To: Master your table tennis (ping pong) serve

This series of ping pong / table tennis videos demonstrate how to master the table tennis serve. Jim Clegg, a Level 4 Coach with the English Table Tennis Association and Head Coach of the Preston Table Tennis Association, explains and demonstrates how to do a table tennis serve correctly. Serving today is an extremely complicated topic. These are 9 in depth thought processes for a table tennis serve.

How To: Swim the backstroke for beginners

The back crawl is different to most strokes because you cannot see where you are going. It is a good idea to count how many strokes it takes you to swim a length so you will know when you are getting close to the end of the pool. Try and swim with all of your body close to the surface of the water, almost like you are lying on your back in bed with your head on a pillow. Follow along with this swimming how-to video and learn how to do the backstroke if you are a beginner.

How To: Perform a basic forehand shot

Tennis pro Brad Gilbert discusses and illustrates the basic forehand shot and the grips that can be used. The types of grips are the continental grip, and the semi western. The types of stances used are the closed, open and the unit turn. This video is easy to understand and follow.

How To: Use the pressure points of the arms in self defense

The arms are the part of the body most used by Westerners in fighting. As a result, targeting and disabling an opponents arms is a great way to end a fight quickly without the risk involved in hitting an opponent's head. This three-part video details pressure points all over the arms and various ways of striking them in order to hurt and disable your opponent, ending your engagement with limited damage to both yourself and them.

How To: Attack the pressure points of the leg while fighting

Disabling your opponents legs is the fastest way to make sure that you can get away from a fight situation without killing your opponent. Attacking the pressure points associated with the large blood vessels and nerves in the legs is an effective way to do that. This two-part video features an extensive walkthrough of the legs pressure points and ideas for attacks that can be used against them to get your fight over with as quickly as possible without risking killing someone.

How To: Perform an impressive handstand press in gymnastics (for kids)

Show off your im-"press"-ive handstand moves with this pressed handstand. If you can't seem to perfect the handstand press, then these girls will show you how to do one like a professional gymnast. Learn how to pike up, straddle up and other ways of getting into a handstand. Knowing these handstand exercises can help you improve your balance and ability to do advanced gymnastics tricks.

How To: Improve Your Shooting Ability For Soccer

Shooting technique: Locking your ankle and pointing your toes down when striking the ball is probably the most important factor in developing the proper shooting technique. It is probably the hardest skill to learn in soccer, but not anymore because I am here to guide you through and help you improve. Down below I have put down some steps to improve your shooting ability and I have also applied some pictures to make it easier for you to understand and apply while shooting. Enjoy the rest of t...

How To: Practice the backhand stroke for squash

If you have ever been curious about playing squash, watch this how to video. This is a quick squash playing tutorial that shows you the proper way to do the backhand stroke. This squash stroke involves a square shoulder, cocked wrist and the racquet out from the body at an eighty degree angle.

How To: Curve or hook a bowling ball

In order to curve-hook a bowling ball, you will need the following: a bowling and a bowling lane. You should start by buying your own custom ball to fit your hands. The balls available in bowling alleys aren't designed to curve-hook.

How To: Play home run derby

It's summer again and it's time to get out of the house and there's no better way than with a fun game like some improvised baseball. You don't need a whole team of people all you need is a bat, a ball and another person to play with.

How To: Teach the BEEF method of shooting in basketball

In this sports how-to video, Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt explains how he teaches the BEEF method of shooting. The work BEEF is an acronym for a ball shooting concept in basketball. The B stand for balance, the E for eyes, the second E for elbows, and the F for follow-through. To have good balance it is important to have you feet about shoulder width apart. Your eyes should always be focused on a target, and your elbows should be in line. Finally follow through means it sh...

How To: String a tennis racket by the box pattern

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to string your tennis racket by the box pattern. When using this pattern, you'll want a certain number of mains unstrung. Technically it makes more sense to begin the box pattern on the mains rather than the crosses.

How To: Pitch a golf ball over a bunker

Darryl Stackhouse from Lake Bluff Golf Club gives some tips for playing a better game of golf in this how-to video. Use a club with maximum loft to lob the ball up high. Watch this video golf tutorial and learn how to pitch a golf ball up high. Pitch a golf ball over a bunker.

How To: Perform an advanced high Webster (front aerial) acrobatic flip

If you're in gymnastics, you probably know what a Webster is, but for all you parkour and freerunners out there, a Webster is a type of acrobatic flip, sometimes referred to as a front aerial flip. This advance video tutorial will show you wannabe flipsters the correct way of performing a high Webster (or single Webster) off one leg, which is quite the feat if you can master it. Superstar Andrea Catozzi shows you his acrobat charm and wit. Be careful though!

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