Bill D., the tech lead at all3sports.com takes us through the steps involved in unpacking and assembling a brand new bicycle. The first he says is to set up or insert the seat post. He recommends using a work stand if you have one at home. He says not to unpack everything at the beginning, but to just expose the seat pack first. Use a wire-cutter to get rid of the film protection used for packing. He has mounted the frame-set on the work stand. The seat post goes into the frame-set. He asks t...
In this how-to video, you will learn how to hit a golf ball straight and far off the tee. Hitting too quick and hard will give you a crooked hit with less distance. Make sure your arms and hands feel light. Be relaxed and make sure your transition is not too quick. Make a nice turn and make sure you are setup behind the ball. This will give you extra distance and a straighter hit. By watching this video, you will be able to easily get extra distance and a straighter hit when teeing off in gol...
Whoa, these bygone era triplets are seriously flexible. "The Ross Sisters were a trio of female sibling dancers consisting of Aggie Ross, Elmira Ross, and Maggie Ross (whose real names were Vicki, Dixie and Betsy Ross). Their public attention peaked during the 1940s, during which they were featured prominently in the 1944 film Broadway Rhythm. The sole remaining known film clip shows them performing "Solid Potato Salad", which features the sisters' amazing contortionism."
This is an instructional video of the backhand lob technique in squash. 1. Prepare your racket early to the ball
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to string your tennis racket by the box pattern. When using this pattern, you'll want a certain number of mains unstrung. Technically it makes more sense to begin the box pattern on the mains rather than the crosses.
String a Tennis Racket. Check out this instructional video and learn how to pre-stretch your tennis strings by one method. The reasons why someone would want to pre-stretch his tennis strings are to maximize tension life and to get rid of coil memory. The strings' coil memory makes it harder to string a tennis racket.
Learn advanced Aikido techniques and principle of motion in these free Aikido training videos featuring a 4th degree black belt.
Watch how the different plays in the freelance circle offense are being played when defensive players are on the basketball court.
This is a video demonstrating basic bo and unarmed taijutsu punching bag drills in the style of Choson ninja DTG karate.
Learn how to strike the shuttlecock across the net and down into the ground. Includes how to hold the racket and hitting technique.
1997 Men's Singles World Champion Peter Rasmussen teaches us how to do the jump smash. Learn how to hit the birdie or shuttlecock hard down into the ground across the net.
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.
This is a video of Peter Gade demonstrating moving to the net on the forehand side, sorry no English translation of it.
This is a video of Peter Gade demonstrating moving to the net on the backhand side, sorry no English translation of it.
Peter Rasmussen demonstrates an effective drill for improving your footwork on the court.
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.
For backhand defense the thumb is placed on the back of the racket handle at a slight downward angle. When the shuttle is smashed the defending player brings the racket head slightly upwards and forwards to meet it. Although the forearm plays a major role in backhand defensive shots for softer shots this forearm movement is limited.
This is a video of Peter Gade demonstrating a forehand cross court drop, sorry no English translation of it. Hit it short over the net.
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.
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.
In this golf lesson video golf instructor Steve Bishop gives some tips and answers for a user about staying behind the ball and how to get the right shoulder moving downplane.
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.
This is an instructional video on how to wrap your hands with wrapping tape in preparation for boxing. The instructor shows you how to use tape to wrap, and where to place the tape. You start by wrapping your wrists multiple times. Then you go over the base of the thumb and back over the wrist twice. Then you wrap your knuckles. The instructor suggests that you can use some foam in this stage to protect your knuckles further. Finally you go between your fingers, back over the thumb and then r...
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...
The forefront of bike technology has delivered bikes without hubs, bikes as flexible as Gumby, and invisible steering. The latest to enter the field rethinks the bicycle chain. As in... who needs it?
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.
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...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform Randy Orton's RKO pro wrestling move, which is a variation of the ace cutter. In this video, the RKO is set up by throwing the opponent into the turnbuckle. The opponent has to face towards the turnbuckle and then slowly turn towards you. As they turn towards you, you will need to jump high with your right arm underneath their chin. Both hands should be holding the back of the opponent's head. This move is all about timing, and performing a...
Give a round of applause for Coach Lauren and the A-TV cheerleaders! Learn how to properly clap with your open palms and clasped hands. Follow along with this cheerleading how-to video to learn basic cheers and open and clasped hand clapping techniques.
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.
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.
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.
In this tutorial, professional referee, James Armstrong teaches you all about two of the most commonly forgotten rules of basketball. In the NBA, you rarely, if ever, see violations for things like traveling and lane violations.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform a sleeper hold and cobra clutch move. For the sleeper hold, begin the setup with a kick to the gut and an elbow to the back. Then wrap your right arm around the opponents head. Use the other hand to hold the opponent's head and tuck the right arm underneath to lock the hold. For the cobra clutch, grab the opponent's left wrist with your right arm. Then slip your left arm underneath and hold on your shoulder. This video will benefit those vi...
Sippydip teaches you how to do proper gymnastic splits. You don't have to have a lot of flexibility, be a gymnast, or a girl to properly do the splits. Bend your legs so that you kneel on your back leg and use your dominant one, usually the right, in front. Tilt your body forward and keep your arms to the side, straight off in the air. You can also stretch your front foot by putting it straight out in front of you and press on it. For all these exercises you only need a floor or a soft surfac...
Caber thrower Daniel McKim is dedicated to the sport of Caber Tossing. He takes us through the demanding process of this sport in this video tutorial.
This is a KOLAT.com video on practicing proper head position in stance for wrestling. Check out these wrestling technique, practice and drills. Proper head position is crucial for both defense and offense on the wrestling mats.
Are you a first time cheerleader? Then "Gimme an A" is a great cheer to start with. You can personalize this cheer by changing the letters to spell out the name of your favorite team. Follow along with this cheerleading how-to video to learn the "Gimme an A" cheer.
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...
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.