Known by a few names, the "Von Flue Choke" is a great defense against a guillotine from side control.
Passng Technique: The instep pass is the most common way and the most efficient to pass a ball in soccer. It requires the use of your inside foot. Passing a ball is similar to shooting. It requires you to have your plant foot a foot away from the ball. Bend your standing leg, and follow through the ball with the inside of your foot making sure you lean forward and with a locked ankle. In this article I will guide you to help improve your passing by talking about the different things you need ...
In this how-to video, Sensei Paul Adams will teach you how to tie your belt on your karate kid. The belt will be very stiff at first, but will loosen up over the years. Take the middle of the belt and place it on their belly. Take the ends and pull them all the way around until they reach the belly again. Make sure the belt is snug the whole time. Place the right side over the left and pull that end under both layers of the belt. Once this is done, pull the left end over the right and tie a t...
If your a kid or adult it's never too late to learn how to do a somersault, although it might be a little more difficult for the latter. Somersaults are one of the first and easiest things you can learn in gymnastics. If your ready to turn your world upside down, then get somersaulting.
Professional Wrestler John will show you how to perform a Figure-4 leg lock, step by step. He first leads in with a Snap Suplex to put his opponent on the ground, and then demonstrates a proper Figure-4 Leg Lock. John then talks you through the entire process, while demonstrating. He first instructs you to grab your opponent’s left leg, lift their foot up, and step in with your right foot while bringing your left foot over their hip to their other side. Extend and bend their knee, and then br...
Learn soccer skills Ronaldinho, Brazil's soccer wonder move Elastic. Learn how to play football the Brazilian way. These are tricks of Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Brazil. Brazilian Brasilian tricks revealed.
How To: This DIY Arduino Bicycle Safety System Includes Turn Signals, Brake Lights, Strobe, and More!
As dedicated bicyclists are well aware, riding can be very dangerous. Now that daylights savings time has ended in the United States, darkness appears quicker, and the night is especially dangerous for cyclists because of the low visibility that drivers have. Not only is darkness a danger, but also fog, blizzards, and heavy rain—all wreaking havoc on the vision. To combat this, bikers attach reflectors: clear front reflectors, red rear reflectors, amber pedal reflectors, and clear side reflec...
Learn how to perform a 90 degree turn in order to increase ball control when playing soccer.
Join Matt Null (NCA/Millersville/Cheer Excel), Lindsey (Fire and Ice Allstars), Carly (Seton La Salle HS), Greg (Step 1 Allstars) and EJ (IUP) as you learn how to load, set and execute a sponge to prep (elevator) to sponge. Great tips for the beginning cheer leading coach or cheerleader!
The back headflip and headspring are two relatively advanced gymnastics moves. This tutorial video will teach you how to do both the back headflip and the headspring.
Check out this instructional cross country video that shows you how to properly replenish your body and recover after a race. The right recovery will mean a bright future for your relationship with running. This tutorial provides some tips on how to stay healthy and fit in the hours, days, and weeks after a race.
A field hockey defense must control the opposing team's offense. Communication and positioning are paramount when building an effective field hockey defense. Learn how to play field hockey defense in this video tutorial.
This is a rugby tackle tutorial from RugbyDevelopment.com Learn basic foot position and alignment for the tackle. Develops into two player tackle. Don't go into the square position too soon. This is a two person takedown. Lead with the shoulder.
Some tips on knocking the ball deep with effective soccer punting. These techniques will help you kick the soccer ball very far.
Golf colossus Rickard Strongert describes how to play a low punch shot, a useful technique for dealing with wind on playing through trees. Hit a punch shot.
Every time you hit a tennis forehand you choose how you position your feet -- what stance you will use. You can hit a forehand with an open, neutral, or closed stance, but you should stay away from the closed stance if possible. This last stance makes it difficult to rotate your upper body through contact, making it difficult for you to use correct forehand mechanics.
This video shows how to do a triangle choke with invert armbar from side control. This is a very effective martial arts choke hold.
Knowing how to ride a bike is a fun and useful skill that kids can use well into adulthood. This video tutorial demonstrates a safe and simple way to teach kid’s how to ride a bike. Before taking to the streets, make sure the child is wearing a correctly fitted safety helmet. Support the child while they pedal from the street or concrete into a nearby grassy area. Early on, make sure to teach them proper bike-riding safety laws and be sure to keep the mood light and avoid showing any frustrat...
Often used to settle scores, 21 is a continuous, fast-paced version of basketball with few rules and little room for error.
Ronald Gotlin holds five black belts, including a 6th degree black belt in Tomiki Ryu Aikido, and is Past President and Founding Member of the International Aikido Alliance. This series of videos shows beginner moves in aikido.
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.
Learn a few basic moves and techniques of fighting with Taijutsu. Part 1 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu.
The neck is one of the most important and fragile parts of the body. It has few bones and muscles and very many blood vessels and nerves, making it a natural haven for pressure points. This video will teach you how to locate and strike many of these pressure points in order to improve your self-defense or martial arts skills. It includes demonstrations, diagrams, and detailed instructions for utilizing the information obtained in real-world self-defense situations.
Interested in golf? If you're just starting off, take a look at this instructional video and learn how to properly swing onto the golf ball. Most golfers have a tendency to swing up on the irons to lift the ball in the air. Learn how to catch the ball on the down swing in this tutorial.
This is a video demonstrating how to dribble a soccer ball for children. The presenter says that this is the most important skill for a young soccer player to learn. He says that dribbling the ball is not kicking the ball and chasing it but rather a series of small touches. He teaches that the ball is like a puppy on a leash. If the puppy gets too far away he runs off. If the ball gets too far away the other team will steal it. The next thing he teaches is to keep your head up. Don't run into...
Safety is important. If you are going to be riding a bike at night, make sure you are wearing light colored clothing and that you have lights. Lights help cars and other cyclists see you in the dark so you stay safe.
Looking for a way to make your bike stand out? You could light it up with LED rim lights or turn signals. Or if you're looking for something a little less flashy, you could make your own set of custom wooden handlebars like these by furniture designer David Moore. To actually make these wooden handlebars, you will need some woodworking tools, not to mention some actual woodworking skill, or at least the tools and some knowledge on bending and forming wood. In his video below, David shows exac...
Follow along as Josh Gardner gives us step by step instructions on how to build a punching bag from trash.
This tutorial covers different exercises that you can do with a bo staff. Flexibility and strength are always important when doing martial arts and these exercises should help your training.
A high jump layout technique practice, learn how to do the back somersault in this demonstrational video. This exercise trains special awareness and body shape for the Frosby flop. This essential training for good hip extension.
If you have recently ordered a new bike online, or purchased it at a store where it is not fully assembled, check out this clip.
There are a lot of different leg locks out there, but this one might be the nastiest. It's called the Vaporizer leg lock, part of Eddie Bravo's BJJ system, and it looks like you could use it to snap someone's foot completely off with minimal effort. Watch this video to learn how to do it from Eddie Bravo himself and Joanne of MMA Girls.
Jujimufu from Tricks Tutorials is giving us another narrated example of a BTwist or butterfly twist.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to curve a soccer ball with the inside of the foot. The kick is also referred to as the banana kick. When kick the ball, use the inside of your foot. Kick the ball at the lower middle section. As your hitting it, wrap your foot around the ball. Do not place your foot too close to the ball when your planting your foot and make an L-shape with the leg. Kick the ball at an angle. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy playing soccer and would li...
Gymnastics are impressive and exciting to watch. You’ll need strength, agility, flexibility and some definite practice to get to the point where you’re ready to try a front handspring but all the work will be worth it when you stick your landing.
Learn to perform a Jiu Jitsu thumb lock from a hand shake position.
Nasty weather is bad enough when you drive, but if you ride your bike to school or work, it's really not a pleasant way to start the day. And if getting soaked isn't sufficient, a wet commute means your bike chain is going to be caked with mud and all kinds of other gross stuff.
In this free video professional wrestling lesson, we learn how to perform an F5-style finishing move in a pro ring. For a detailed, step-by-step breakdown of this crowd-pleasing pro wrestling move, and to learn how to perform it yourself, watch this wrestling tutorial!
To tie your karate belt tightly and efficiently you only need to follow a few simple steps. First, find the center of the belt; do this by putting the two ends together. Put the center on your belly button, and wrap completely around yourself, now finding the two ends in front of you. Bring the left end over the right, and grab both pieces with your left hand. Now tuck the left end under. From there, place the right side over the left. Now take the bottom flap and wrap it around the right pie...
This video guide shows you how to perform a stomach front flip using a trampoline. • Get good balance on trampoline