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How To: Adjust your front brakes

This video tutorial is in the Sports category which will show you how to adjust your front brakes on your bike. The brake pads are very adjustable. It has 360 degrees rotation which helps in installing it on the bike easily. First install the brake arms. Then loosen up the brake pad screw and lower it to bring it in line with the rim of the wheel. Now hold it in place and tighten the screw. Thereafter you can any vertical and horizontal adjustments. You can then repeat the same procedure for ...

How To: Play it safe in golf on a par 5

In this tutorial, we learn how to play it safe in golf on par 5 with Bob Byman. Take two numbers that equal the rest of the yards that you have left, then find how many yards each of your next hits will have to take. Pay attention to where your ball is and if you are going to hit the grass and how that will effect you when you are hitting the ball. Try to get the ball to go more than half when you take it, so you don't have to go too long on your second shot when you take it!

How To: Remove and install a freewheel

In this tutorial, we learn how to remove and install a free wheel. First, take out the skewer from the wheel. Then, take off the nut from the inside of the hub with a cone wrench. After this, go to the other side of the axle and loosen it up. Now place your free wheel tool onto the wheel. Firmly secure the free wheel tool onto the wheel until you're sure it won't come off, with any tools you have available. When you are finished, put your nuts and bolts back onto the axle, then use bicycle lu...

How To: Perform a major outside foot reap in judo

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the major outside foot reap in judo. This task is very easy, simple and fast to do. Begin by grabbing onto the opponent's arm and shoulder. Then step in towards the opponent and pull the opponent towards you. Now bring out your leg and sweep the opponent by push back their leg. This can be done on either right or left side. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in martial arts and self defense, and would like to learn differen...

How To: Throw a sweeping cutter

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 ...

How To: Do freestyle soccer tricks

Mario shows us how to do freestyle soccer trips in this tutorial. One great trick to learn is to balance the soccer ball on your head from kicking it up in the air. This will require a lot of practice, but if you keep at it you will be able to walk around and even sit down with the soccer ball balanced on your head. The next trick you can do is called the rainbow, where you kick it into the air and catch it with your foot, so it makes a rainbow shape. You can also get up to an expert level wh...

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: Use the County Fair workout to improve football teams

Training young athletes to improve their conditioning is vitally important to improving their performance and preventing injuries. This video spotlights one schools inseason conditioning program, called the County Fair workout. It includes such drills as flipping tires, pulling tires, and ladder drills, which improve your athletes physical abilities as well as their team cohesion.

How To: Do an Arabian 180 backflip

Epic1 demonstrates how to perform an Arabian 180 back flip. Use a tucking motion when performing the Arabian. Use an up, turn and front flip motion when doing this stunt. The feet will pivot during the execution of the Arabian. Get your back flips down before performing the Arabian. A good trampoline and a foam pit will help you. Be careful of your distance and control because you're not going to see the spot where you're going to land before you land it. You will have to guess where your lan...

How To: Calculate a handicap in golf

This video presentation details the process of calculating a handicap in golf, in this presentation the handicap will be calculated on the USGA handicap system which is the official handicap system to be used in the United States. On each score card, there is a designation for the handicap and slope, these numbers do not vary frequently between sixty-eight and seventy-four, and one-fifteen, and one-thirty, respectively. The 'Slope' is a new calibration that is used to help make a handicap fai...

How To: Hit a golf ball with backspin

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to hit a golf ball with a backspin. All golf balls are hit with a backspin, especially with irons. Begin by properly bringing the club backwards. Then return by rotating the hip and release the club with a swing at the target. Finish by raising the club high with a curved shape. The higher that the iron is, the better the backspin will be. Driver clubs do not produce as good of a backspin as an iron club. This video will benefit those viewers who enjo...

How To: Use the baseball chipping drill for better chip shots

Steven Bann shows a chipping drill that teaches distance control through the air. Golf clubs are arranged into "zones" which represent the plates of a baseball field, so golf clubs arranged horizontally and evenly distanced apart from the next golf club. This represents "first base," "second base," "third base" and home plate. This is a landing drill where the object of the drill is to land in the designated "first base" zone and then subsequent bases until you get three-in-a-row for each zon...

How To: Curve a soccer ball

In this video from lkobet1 we learn how to curve a soccer ball. It is very useful for free kicks and set pieces. First you need to focus on getting a good position on the ball. Set up the ball on a really good piece of grass. Put your foot where you will land to kick it. Take a few steps back. Kick the ball with the side of your foot, not your instep. Come through the ball and across your body. That's the key to curving it. Coming through the ball when you kick with your leg will make the bal...

How To: Train for boxing with a speedball

Simone Harvey's training for boxing is really an eye catcher. She teaches about the hand-eye coordination, speed and shoulder balancing. The pace of speed she maintains while kicking the speed ball is perfect. For the beginners, usage of one hand to kick the speed ball is a good method of training. This automatically leads in kicking the ball at a greater speed by using two hands. The training induces the viewers, who have less knowledge about boxing, to get trained with Simone. This is a ben...

How To: Transition in a triathlon

Professional Triathlon, Jessi Stensland, shows tricks to making quick and smooth triathlon transitions. She takes you through racking of your bike, bike equipment checks, gear positioning, helmet and sunglasses placement, and shoe preparations to minimize the time needed to transition from swimming to biking. Similarly, she covers the biking to running transition and shows how to position shoes, visor, identification, and nutrient packs so that you can quickly transition into the final leg of...

How To: Practice the tennis serve trophy pose

Welcome to a tennis lesson from FuzzyYellowBalls, the the best place to learn how to play tennis online. Our free video tennis lessons teach you how to play the game in a new way that combines technical analysis, visual learning, and step-by-step progressions.

How To: Practice side shuffle tennis footwork

Welcome to a tennis lesson from FuzzyYellowBalls, the the best place to learn how to play tennis online. Our free video tennis lessons teach you how to play the game in a new way that combines technical analysis, visual learning, and step-by-step progressions.

How to Play cricket shots: pull shot

This is a coaching video on how to play cricket shots. This is points on the pull shot. This is how to play the pull shot effectively and how to detect errors in your own game and improve your execution of the pull shot and cricket batting technique. Also gives cricket coaching techniques and tips to cricketers and coaches alike.

How To: Improve pitching game in golf

John Jacobs' Golf Schools present Quick Tips: Pitching. Director of Instruction Tom Perkins explains how to get over an obstacle when close to the green. Pitching is a shot where you spend a lot of time in the air. It helps you to get over an obstacle. It should sit soft and not roll very much.

How To: Swim a proper freestyle

New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-meter Olympic-size pool is best, but not everyone has access to that. "If you're going to become a lap swimmer," Kirkpatrick-Reno says, "you can't go any shorter or you'll be constantly turning." An outdoor pool is prefera...

How To: Do the XOver freestyle soccer trick

Learn freestyle football with Mariusz Chorazy, also known as freestyle soccer. Freestyle football is the art of juggling a football (aka soccer ball) using multiple body parts while performing skillful moves at the same time (and never dropping the ball of course). Freestyle football consists of dribbling moves, fakes and tricks. Master your freestyle football moves with these instructional tutorials. This video demonstrates:: XOver.

How To: Oil a bicycle chain

This how-to video demonstrates the process of oiling a bike chain. A well-oiled chain will keep the bicycle running smoothly and prevent any possible breakage. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to oil a bike chain.

How To: Be a demolition derby driver

You can smash cars and entertain hundreds as a demo derby driver! Learn how to skillfully drive in a demolition derby. Filmed at the 2008 San Diego County Fair, this video will show you the tricks of the demolition derby driver trade and show you how to destroy everyone else while keeping your derby machine running.

How To: Remove the rear wheel from your bike

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...

How To: Start crosses on a tennis racket with a starting knot

Check out this instructional video and learn how to start your crosses(two-piece) with a starting knot when stringing your tennis racket. Once you have your first cross in, you need to find where your starting knot is going to go. Whichever starting knot you choose, you need to pull it tight from both sides to make the knot as bulky and tight as possible.

How To: Understand main skips and cross weaving on the racket

So you just picked up a tennis racket. Have any idea what main skips are? How about cross weaving? These are two things you'll need to know if you decide to restring your tennis racket. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to tell when to skip by counting the grommets. This tutorial also covers cross weaving.

How To: Swim a breaststroke faster

A common trait of really fast breaststrokers is that they initiate the pull prior to lifting their head. In contrast, a common trait of Masters swimmers is that they bring the head up too soon in breaststroke and leave it there too long. Learn how to keep your head down during the pull to swim a faster breaststroke.

How To: Throw a slider in baseball

A slider is a pitch that's thrown like a fastball, but then veers off to the side. A well thrown slider can have the batter thinking fastball until its late break, making it one of the hardest pitches for a batter to detect. See how it's done in this video. Throw a slider in baseball.