Check out this squash drill from Guide to Squash. This will get you started on the right foot. With the forehand and the backhand remember to drop the racket head so that the racket head gets under the ball.
Check out this wrestling drill from Barry Davis Wrestling. The scramble drill is a good intermediate drill with a partner for positioning and conditioning.
Aikido has countless wrist grab forms and techniques for any method of martial arts self defense someone might need to call upon. Learn many of these tips from an Aikido expert in this free video clip series.
Learn how to jump and walk on stilts, with expert instructions on putting stilts on and getting off the ground, in this free circus tricks video series on using jumping stilts.
Possibly the greatest thing about the World Cup? Nearly the entire world has joined together to watch. Opposing teams, sure. But there's something amazing about the simultaneous excitement across the globe. The World Cup is the most widely viewed sporting event in the world. An estimated 715.1 million people watched the final match of the 2006 World Cup held in Germany!
Catching the ball is one of the most important functions of the soccer goalie. They are the only player on the field allowed to do so, and when they do so they not only block the shot they caught, but keep possession of the ball for their team, changing the flow of the game. Use the tips in this video to catch the ball more effectively and improve your goaltending.
In another installment of its boxing series, Rival Boxing Gear experts show, how to defend and counter-punch against a right hand punch. This video shows viewers three basic techniques for defending against the right hand punch: the parry, the block, and the slip. It also demonstrates effective counter-punches (right hand, right uppercut, and left hook) to throw and describes when each counter-punch is best used. This 6 minute, 20 second video makes good use of repetition and multiple camera ...
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.
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...
Watch this Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tutorial video with Kurt Osiander and the Move of the Week as he illustrates the Loop Choke on Dmitri McKay. Learn a few very important details to perform this move effectively. Practice your Loop Choke technique with this instructional video and improve your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills!
Learn how to line up your upper body in order to get in the correct ball position when playing golf on the course.
In this instructional video series, expert Suzanne Von Schaack will show you all the basics and some advanced techniques of baton twirling. She covers figures eights, horizontal and reverse figure eights, throwing the baton in the air, passing hand to hand, cradling, and setting up your routine. Suzanne also offers tips on creating combinations and more advanced routines as well.
Learn how to set up a guarding opponent for a flower sweep! This advanced jiu jitsu video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of the maneuver. For all of the details, and to get started incorporating this move into your own combat routine, watch the clip.
The Oklahoma Roll is a great wrestling move that can be used when an opponent has been beating up pretty badly, and he's in pain struggling to get up. It's very opportunistic but also simple and is used to pin your opponent into submission. You do this by coming off the ropes and doing a forward roll over your opponent. You want your head to stay close to their body so that your head is coming across to the other side of his stomach while you're rolling over. While doing this you'll need to t...
This video shows you how to hit a backhand cross-court shot. This is a squash drill from Guide to Squash. This will help you hit the squash ball with better precision and grace.
Do you play tennis? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to improve your forearm. This tutorial covers hand grip, form, and technique.
John Lane, guard for the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, demonstrates how to do a mind-boggling array of tricks. These include spins, arm rolls, head catches, and around-the-worlds. Clown around like a Harlem Globe Trotter.
Building bicycle wheels is done in multiple steps, including placing the spokes, and truing the wheel. Learn how to build a bicycle wheel in this free video series.
Often used to settle scores, 21 is a continuous, fast-paced version of basketball with few rules and little room for error.
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.
There are plenty of ways to make a camera mount for your car, but what if you don't have a car? If you use a bicycle or motorcycle to get around, you can still take smooth videos with this awesome DIY mount for your iPhone (or any other smartphone) by antoinebugleboy.
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.
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.
There is a reason the rest of the world calls 'soccer' 'football' - it's all about your feet! In this tutorial, from Zappos, learn how to kick a soccer ball the right way and win the game every time!
Learn a few basic moves and techniques of fighting with Taijutsu. Part 1 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu.
This videos shows you how to do basic Arnis (stick fighting) moves with a baston (rattan stick). Arnis is a Filipino based martial arts.
This tutorial covers different exercises that you can do with a bo staff. Flexibility and strength are always important when doing martial arts and these exercises should help your training.
This martial arts/self defense video will show you how to break a choke hold using a pressure point, from a seated position. These are nerve points that you use to disrupt your attackers nervous system. Remember that in using these forms you must always keep a calm mind. It is also important to know when your opponent is disabled after using this chokehold.
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.
This is great for coaches or players who want to improve their knowledge and understanding of rebounding in basketball. Coach Kirby Schepp makes it easy for even beginners who are just learning this great sport. He explains it, his players demonstrate it, and a drill is shown so you can practice it on your own.
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.
This is a video demonstrating how to dribble a soccer ball for children. The presenter says that this is the most important skill for a young soccer player to learn. He says that dribbling the ball is not kicking the ball and chasing it but rather a series of small touches. He teaches that the ball is like a puppy on a leash. If the puppy gets too far away he runs off. If the ball gets too far away the other team will steal it. The next thing he teaches is to keep your head up. Don't run into...
Show the world just how resourceful you are next time you get a flat bike tire. With the help of some local plant life and some gusto you too can ride your bike to safety without the help of a standard repair kit.
Learn how to play the soccer drill "follow the leader" in order to improve ball control. Keep your head up and stay as close as possible to the player in front of you.
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...
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.
This video will teach you how to properly use the sleeper hold in order to subdue an attacker, but not damage their larynx. This is a real way to protect others and yourself. It is meant to help Police Officers from choking people and avoid law suits from performing the wrong maneuver.
Blocking is the single most important part of offensive football. Before there was passing or catching, there was blocking, and it is the only thing that is a part of every single offensive play on the field. This video for youth football coaches demonstrates the fundamental of proper blocking and how to teach these fundamentals to young football players.
If your a kid or adult it's never too late to learn how to do a somersault, although it might be a little more difficult for the latter. Somersaults are one of the first and easiest things you can learn in gymnastics. If your ready to turn your world upside down, then get somersaulting.
Learn to perform a Jiu Jitsu thumb lock from a hand shake position.