Muay Boran Muay Boran (Ancient Boxing) is an all-inclusive term for the ancient boxing arts of Thailand, from which modern Muay Thai was born. In the old days, fighters would wrap their hands with strips of twisted hemp cloth or hemp rope. Although it is commonly thought that fighters would dip their wrapped hands in broken glass, this is largely a myth. They did, however, dip their hands in water in order to harden the rope.
Want to start a good game of ice hockey, but all you have is a rough ice rink? No problem. That's where the Zamboni comes in. Wait… you can afford a Zamboni? That's okay, because you can DIY a homemade zamboni ice resurfacer with just some buckets and a towel. See how!
This is a basic wrestling drill from Barry Davis Wrestling that helps teach sprawling. It is also good for basic conditioning.
Matthew Moyles demonstrates the basic stances in youth wrestling. Part 1 of 15 - How to Do basic stances in youth wrestling moves.
Learn advanced Aikido techniques and principle of motion in these free Aikido training videos featuring a 4th degree black belt.
Learn a few basic moves and techniques of fighting with Taijutsu. Part 1 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu.
Cael Sanderson showing wrestling technique for Iowa state University Wrestling Camps. In this wrestling technique video Iowa State Head Coach Cael Sanderson Shows how to finish a shot when the opponent sprawls. You are trying to hook the ankle and increase your leverage.
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...
See how to properly execute the following Kihon (basic moves): punch, kick and block of the 10th kyu in the Okinawan Karate style of Pwang Gai Noon (Pan Gai Noon or Pang Gai Noon, called Han Ko Nan Ryu in Japan).
With gas prices constantly digging into your wallet, biking will always be a cheap and easy alternative for getting around—and it's a perfect way to get in a little exercise. But with the fall season about a week away, it is going to start getting dark a lot earlier and that ride home might be a little more dangerous. So to save yourself an unexpected trip to the ER, take a little time to make your bicycle impossible to overlook.
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.
Check out these quickness drills from Barry Davis Wrestling. These are good drill for practicing stance, quickness and conditioning.
This video tells us the method to do the CodeBreaker move in wrestling. You may or may not run forward. You can jump using your right or left leg. Bring the knees below your opponent's collar bone and keep them close together. Wear knee pads for safety. Hold your opponent's head below the ear or above the ear. Keep your body tight and together during this move. As a defender, do not resist the opponent. Fall down with their weight. If you are taller, you should spread out your feet more than ...
There are many different methods of wrapping ones hands when they are doing Muay Thai boxing. This clear, concise video shows a simiple method that you can try as well before you start your mortal combat. The emphasis on this tecnique puts wrist protection over knuckle protection.
Continuous Defense drill keeps your body squared to the offense. It's a point exchange drill that emphasizes positioning in defense for Australian rugby.
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 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.
Kung fu is an ancient Chinese martial art that requires good balance and leg strength. Learn several leg strengthening exercises from a professional kung fu instructor in this free video series.
This choke hold is dangerous because your opponent will not always want to tap out. This is a great hold to do, and gives you control of his or her body. This martial arts technique takes practice.
Kicking is an important component of kung fu and Chinese martial arts. Learn some kicking tips and expand your arsenal from a martial arts expert in this free video series.
In this online video series, learn beginner Kyokushin karate techniques from expert Kyokushin karate instructor Tony Capraro.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to defend against a left hook in boxing. To defend against a left hook, users should be in a guard position with arms held high. There are several ways to defend against a left hook. Some ways in guard position include: turn into the shot, slightly move right arm outward, weave or bob under shots and avoid moving to the right side. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in boxing and learning combat skills.
Learn how to improve your basketball skills with the help of this drive and dish drill. Drive to the basket and dish the ball!
If you're on the receiving end of a ground and pound in a MMA fight and up against the cage, you are in trouble. There are ways to escape from even that difficult situation though, and in this video UFC star Kenny Florian is going to teach you how to stand up from being trapped against the cage in a ground and pound.
In this tutorial, we learn how to throw a sweeping cutter in baseball. This is a throw that will fool the batter so they swing and miss the ball. First, take your middle finger and put it on the inside lace of the ball. Now, place your index finger right next to it. Your thumb should be underneath the bottom seam of the baseball. To throw, come forward and snap your wrist when you release. This is what will give the ball a curve. Apply pressure to your fingers when you throw the ball to make ...
See advanced Aikido techniques to help you learn Aikido in this free martial arts training video series.
This is the #1 Self Defense Technique for Women's Self Defense or for anyone for that matter. Even with over 20 years of martial arts training I myself would use this technique because it is by far the most effective and delivers the outcome we want ,which is to be released or to provide means to escape. Think about it, could someone attack you and defend their own eyes while not obscuring their own eye site? Also in the event of a confrontation the eyes will most likely come available at one...
This is an instructional video on how to hit a golf ball out of thick rough. The major issue that most people have with hitting the ball out of the rough is that they end up smothering the ball when they swing. This is caused by the grass catching on the shaft and closing the club face. They way to fix this is, at address you need to open the club face a slight amount. When you swing the club will catch and your club face will be positioned perfectly and the ball will shoot out of the rough l...
In this video tutorial viewers learn how about Brazilian jiu-jitsu. This video describes the concept behind Brazilian Jiu Jitsu including: technique vs strength, large vs small, angles, and the weak muscle groups of the body. Teaches viewers how to defend against bigger and stronger opponents. Viewers will learn how to fight more effectively. This video will benefit those viewers interested in mixed martial arts and willing to learn new fighting techniques. These techniques can be used for se...
Muay Thai, a form of kickboxing and the national sport of Thailand, is an intense martial art that uses not just all the limbs, but joints, as possible weapons against an opponent. This how-to video clarifies some basic Muay Thai kickboxing moves, with step-by-step instructions accompanied with demonstrations shown from multiple angles. Whether you're looking to work on your technique, or pick up a new sport, this video tutorial will help you improve your Muay Thai skills. Follow along and le...
Learn to perform a Jiu Jitsu Ude Garami,also known as a key lock or hammer lock. This technique is done from a hook punch.
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.
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.
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...
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 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.
How to level a backyard skating rink. Turn your backyard into a hockey rink or ice skating rink by flooding it. That part is easy. The part where you add the flat surface so that it's playable.
The face is generally considered the most effective place to punch someone if you want to put them on the ground. This video demonstrates how to use the face's many pressure points to hurt it more efficiently and end your fights more quickly.
Often used to settle scores, 21 is a continuous, fast-paced version of basketball with few rules and little room for error.
The timing of Team USA member Diandra Asbaty's approach is studied. Pick up some bowling tips and tricks to improve your game, whether you are a beginner or a competitive bowler in a bowling league. Learn how to use the five step approach with this bowling video.