For anyone who's ever wondered why people are swatting an odd-looking object back and forth across a net, here's the lowdown. Watch this video to learn how to play badminton.
This is a lesson on nunchaku self defense training & exercise. This is a martial art technique made famous to many American children by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
This series of ping pong / table tennis videos demonstrate how to master the backhand drive. 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 you play a backhand drive correctly.
Cricket fielding drills with slip catching including advanced coaching and drills to improve your fielding. Check out all of The Cricket School videos on WonderHowTo for more great fielding, batting and bowling drills.
This video shows you how to execute the second group of basic moves (sai hojo-undo) - these include the in-depth explanations, too.
Play the chip & punt pass drill by yourself in order to work on your passing game and punt skills. Each video gives different variations of the drill to try.
Moving the racket to meet the shuttle will not only allow you to intercept it early but will give you options to play a variety of replies. Remember the earlier you can intercept the shuttle, the less time your opponent has to react.
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...
Watch these cricket batting drills that improve your game are important but equally as important are to use the right batting drills. Here are is just one of the Cricket Batting Drills to develop cricket batting techniques and batting skills.
Cricket batting skills by The Cricket School and cricket coaching online. Teaching you cricket batting and the skills needed to implement good batting against spinners.
Cricket Batting warm ups before starting your batting, coaching tips on cricket batting warm ups and how to prepare for cricket batting to play better cricket.
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 ...
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.
Learn how to take a batting stance. Cricket players benefit from having a good batting stance - this video details how to take a batting stance.
Don't know how to take that rear wheel off of your bike? Is the chain making things difficult? Check out this instructional cycling video that demonstrates how to remove your rear wheel if you have to change your bike tire or fix a flat. This is a VERY BASIC and non-technical tutorial for the absolute beginner who has never taken their rear-wheel off before. It will just make life easier. Sure, you can muddle through it your first time and curse the chain as to why it's being belligerent into...
Many superstars have fallen to the devastating power and destruction of the finisher wrestling move known as the Spear. Among the wrestling superstars who have made this move incredibly popular are Edge, Rhino, Bill Goldberg, and the up and coming superstar Roman Reigns. In this professional wrestling video tutorial you will learn the basic concept and performance of the Spear.
Learn to perform a Jiu Jitsu thumb lock from a hand shake position.
Learning to ice skate can be a little frightening. This how to video tutorial will help you learn the basics of ice skating. Watch and learn how to stand on ice, glide on two feet, and then move on to gliding on one foot. Once you've mastered those ice skating techniques you can start doing the following tricks:
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...
A very detailed description of how to perform a cork 360, by Chase Armitage. This trick is fairly advanced and should probably be attempted by fairly advanced free runners and gymnasts. A cork 360 is a parkour trick in which the person jumps in the air, the body spins 360 degrees, barrel rolls 360 degrees, and in the middle achieves a parallel position to the ground. It is important in the trick to use the entire body to generate the spin. The trick is used in parkour, a discipline involving ...
Jason Stork demonstrates some Chosen DTG Karate basic bo staff striking drills and techniques.
In this free video professional wrestling lesson, we learn how to perform an "Anaconda Vice"-style hold 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!
Whether you're interested in trying out for the lacrosse team for your school or would like to brush up on basic positions and responsibilities, this video offers a great run through of the most basic elements of lacrosse. The four lacrosse positions will be covered: Midfielders, attack men, goalies, and defensemen.
In this video from Prolite we learn the right way to tie your ice skates and keep the laces tight. First you need a lace hook. It's a metal piece that helps you lace the skates. With the skate on and the laces loose, pull tight on the laces just enough so it's a little tight. Now take the lace hook and start at the bottom. Put it underneath both laces and pull tight. Keep doing this as you go up the skate. As you pull tight with one hand, with the other you put one finger where the tension is...
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.
You've heard of the handstand, but what about an elbow stand? Elbow stands are actually easier than handstands, so anybody can do these. Katrina and Sloane teach you how to perform these elbow stands for gymnastics, dance and more. There are many fun variations to try out! Make sure you practice these elbow stands on a soft surface!
In this sports how-to video, Farmington HS boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt and team demonstrate the Pistol Pete ball handling drills. The Pistol Pete ball handling drills will help improve hand eye coordination in addition to ball handling technique. Follow along with this video and learn how to carry out the Pistol Pete exercise. Try at home.
Play deceptive around the head stop/slow drop shots in badminton with the techniques demonstrated in this tutorial by Welsh Commonwealth gold medalist and Olympian Kelly Morgan.
In this tutorial, we learn how to center your spins in figure skating. When you're spinning, you will find yourself traveling when you spin. To avoid doing this, think about where on the blade you are spinning. If you are in the right spot on your blade, you will stay in one spot. Also make sure you rock up and down while you are moving, not applying too much pressure on the shoe so you fall off center. Spin on the ball of your foot and don't push your heel in too much. Using these tips can h...
Simple instructions for doing a simple bike repair when you are on the road and don't have your tools. This vide shows how to take the tire off your bike rim without using tire levers. Our host demonstrates on a completely flat tire, and shows us how to leverage off the beads of the tire using only brute strength - the leverage of your hands. He then demonstrates how to put the tire back on. The final small section of bead is pushed on using his body strength. This technique is less likely to...
Would you want to be able to defend yourself and your loved ones if someone were to physically attack you? This video will show you how to defend yourself against an attacker choking you from the front. It' the best MMA for self-defense, especially for a teenager.
Old bicycles are a great collectible for cyclist lovers everywhere. Learn how to identify vintage bicycles by tires, frames, accessories and more in this free video series from an experienced vintage bike dealer.
Jim McLean shows us how to do an eight step swing in this video. You start the swing in the "address" or universal position. The first step is to move the club three feet back from the ball in a uniform motion. Position two is moving the club half way back where the club is pointing down the target line. Position three is a three quarter golf swing is when your elbows are level and the shaft of the club is pointing into the plane line. Position four is preparing to swing forward. Position fiv...
Parry like a Renaissance fencer; learn defense tips for fencing, including riposte, parry, upward and downward binds, reassemblement, and more in this free video on foil fencing defense.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to replace your bumper guard/grommet strips. This should be done for a number of reasons. One reason is if the bumper guard has worn through and you are now hitting graphite when you scrape it on the ground. Another is if the grommets are coming apart and the string has a chance at touching the frame. Or if you wish to add lead tape in a more conspicuous manner, replacing the strips and guards will help.
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.
In this free video professional wrestling lesson, we learn how to perform the Spinebuster 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!
Martin Bicknell shows how to perfect the slow ball. This ball is all about fooling the batsman into playing their shot too early! So as a bowler, you'll need a few tricks up your sleeve. And before you know it, those wickets will be tumbling. Perfect the slow ball in cricket.
Advanced defensive techniques are important in getting to balls that are hit into difficult positions. Whether the ball is hit low, to the side or high, the volleyball player must be prepared. Learn how to do advanced defensive techniques in this volleyball video tutorial.
This how-to video shows how to do a simple somersault and turn that into more advanced moves. This is the basics of gymnastics and could greatly improve you ability to do amazing gymnastics moves. Go practice, and be safe.