How To: Master Coach Pitch for Baseball and Softball

Coach pitch is an important part of any child's progression up the baseball and softball ladder. After tee ball, the next step for most young players is participating in a league where the coach pitches to them. This video teaches youth baseball and softball coaches how to pitch to their young players properly to maximize their learning, improve their baseball skills, and foster their love of the game.

How To: Tape a hockey stick like the pros

Before beginning to tape your hockey stick, take your desired cloth grip tape and score it in half with a knife making sure to not cut through the cardboard core. The purpose of this is to make thinner strips of tape. To begin the taping process, start at the top of the stick and go down the stick in a diagonal for about six inches. Then, back at the top of the stick, wrap with white (shin guard) tape around and around to make a knob. Now, we focus attention on the blade end. Run a thin strip...

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: Hit the angle shot

Check out this instructional tennis video that demonstrates how to hit an angle shot. Angle shots are hard to hit in tennis. Learn how to hit angle shots in tennis with this video clip.

How To: Grip the ball to bowl fast

Buddy Mason describes how to grip the ball to bowl fast for the game cricket. You should hold the ball with two fingers either side of the seam, with the thumb underneath. You should not hold the ball too loosely. A fast delivery can beat the bat and hopefully take a wicket, here's how to do it! This technical know-how will give you the basics to improve your cricket bowling and cause the batsmen problems. Grip the ball to bowl fast.

How To: Snag Prime Seats at an NBA Game

There is no fan experience in professional sports quite like watching an NBA game live. Partly, this can be attributed to the combination of fluid teamwork and jaw-dropping athleticism the players exude in the form of size, speed, jumping ability, grace, and strength. What truly differentiates the NBA from the spectators' perspective, though, is the figurative nakedness of the players. While the NFL buries its athletes beneath pads and masks, the NBA presents its talent in shorts and a tank top.

How To: Use the pressure points of the neck in combat

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: 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: Do the lofted soccer pass

Like achieving your wildest dreams, sometimes getting the ball over to a teammate who's far away requires one nice, guttural kick. When no one is within safe passing distance, you must employ the lofted pass, a strong-footed kick that lifts the ball vastly above the defender and lands within the grasp of your teammate.

How To: Do a backspin maneuver in figure skating

In this tutorial, Gina teaches us how to do a backspin in figure skating. This is when you are spinning on the opposite foot but in another direction. The most difficult thing is to find the right balance in your body. It takes a lot of practice to get used to this. You can use an exercise of doing backwards cross overs to get used to finding the spot that will be perfect for your body to balance. Start by doing an open position, the go into a rotating position. If you are in the right positi...

How To: Hold a lacrosse stick properly

Check out this instructional lacrosse video that demonstrates how to hold a lacrosse stick. Holding a lacrosse stick correctly involves adjusting the hands for catching, cradling and passing. Learn how to hold a lacrosse stick in this video.

How To: Hit a tee ball

Hitting a tee ball isn't as easy as it looks. A great fundamental exercise for developing the swing, hitting a tee ball takes more than just swinging away. Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to properly hit a tee ball. This instructional video also covers umpire talking. Hit a tee ball.

How To: Do an aerial turn from a cartwheel

In this clip, learn how to go from a cartwheel to an aerial easily. If you are starting out with gymnastics, cheerleading, tumbling or dance, you are bound to learn this move. Follow along and get the basics so that you will be prepared when you learn it in your own class. Have fun!

How To: Loose lace running shoes with the "over-under" method

This shows how to loosen up the laces of shoes with an over under technique. It is important to not have any pressure points and discomfort. The first lacing is over at the end then it is moved under the eyelet and makes a cross under. Then it is alternated back over and under. The show is then tied up normally on top. Because the show is not laced on the underside it gives more room for the person wearing the show. This technique for lacing is especially helpful for those who have a high ins...

How To: Tape the butt end of a hockey stick

In this how to video, you will learn how to tape up a hockey stick. You will need hockey tape and a hockey stick to do this. First, take the tape and wrap it around the tip about two times to make sure it is on nice and tightly. Stretch the tape length to about chest length and then spin it. This will create a cord for more grip. Now, wrap it around the stick about for times with a spacing that matches your fingers. Create a nice spiral while doing this. After this is done, wrap it back up. T...

How To: Pass A Soccer Ball With The Inside Of Your Foot

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 ...

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: 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: Wrap Your Hands for Muay Boran (Ancient Thai Boxing)

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.

How To: How Is This Possible? (NSFW)

For most humans, Zlata's level of flexiblity is simply not possible. The Russian contortionist has trained in extreme gymnastics since the age of 14, but her superhuman pliability cannot be entirely attributed to her acquired skills. Zlata has a rare condition called Ehlers–Danlos syndrome:

How To: Properly pick up a bowling ball

Basics on proper way to pick up a bowling ball. 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 properly pick up a bowling ball with this bowling video.

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