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How To: Swing your iron properly

Interested in golf? If you're just starting off, take a look at this instructional video and learn how to properly swing onto the golf ball. Most golfers have a tendency to swing up on the irons to lift the ball in the air. Learn how to catch the ball on the down swing in this tutorial.

How To: Stabilize your thumb in a handwrap for boxing

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to wrap their hands for boxing. Begin by putting the hand through the loop and put the wrap over the hand. Now wrap it 3 time around the wrist and layer it. Then go back and criss cross the back of the wrist, as well as in between the thumb and index finger. Now wrap it around the thumb. Now wrap 3 times around the knuckles and layer it. Go through a pair of fingers, then wrap it around the thumb and repeat this for the other fingers. Finish by coveri...

How To: Practice the forehand stroke for playing 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 forehand stroke. This squash stroke involves properly holding the the racquet at shoulder height, dropping the forearm and holding the line on the ball.

How To: Use the five step approach when bowling

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.

How To: Hit long irons

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to hit long irons. Viewers are taught how to swings a golf club by learning how to hit long irons. The long iron involves less lofting, which tends to hit the ball farther. Users should always maintain posture. Do not shift your body when you swing. Relate yourself to a discus thrower. Feel like you left knuckle is dragging on the ground. Losing your posture will result in losing your power when you swing. This video will benefit those viewers who enj...

How To: Improve control with your golf irons

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to improve the control and shooting of iron golf clubs. Most people when they hit a golf ball go short of the green. Users are advised to use one more club (instead of 8, use 7). This will allows users to swing easier, allowing more control. When hitting with an iron, make sure it leaves a divot. It gives a better chance of contact and backspin. Find out where your swing hits the bottom. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy playing golf and...

How To: Arrange a golf bag

Keeping your golf bag neat can save you a ton of time on the course. If you aren't quite Tiger Woods and don't have your own caddy, check out this tutorial. In it, you will learn the best way to organize your bag and keep the game flowing. When arranging a golf bag, it's important to separate the clubs into three sets, including the woods, the middle clubs and the short irons. Find out how to arrange golf clubs in a descending order with the short irons in front in this helpful clip.

How To: Use your left arm properly in a golf swing

This is a Sports category video tutorial where you will learn how to use your left arm properly in a golf swing. The video tutorial is from Golf Link and is presented by Jim Ballard. Keep the left elbow always pointed down to the ground. The club face is controlled by the left elbow. When the left elbow rotates, it also changes your radius and the arch. This can be achieved by connecting the left arm to the shoulder, feeling that you are holding a handkerchief under the left shoulder. Always...

How To: Do a basic handwrap for boxing

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a basic hand wrap for boxing. First, grab the wrap and wrap it around your knuckles several times. After this, wrap down towards your thumb. Then, wrap diagonally and go the wrist, wrap around this several times. From here, wrap around the thumb from the wrist and then go diagonal to the area below the knuckles. Use your fingers to space in between the wrapping so you don't make it too tight. Continue to do this same pattern a few more times until you have...

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: Master blocking in gymnastics

Blocking in gymnastics is about turning horizontal momentum into vertical momentum for better and higher flips. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to apply gymnastics blocking principles to defy gravity and improve your flips.

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: Do a back flip on a trampoline

A trampoline is one of the most fun things you can possibly have in your back yard. If you have one and are looking to learn some tricks to do on it, the back flip is a good place to start. Watch this video to learn how to execute a perfect tucked back flip on a trampoline.

How To: Do a somersault

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.

How To: Grip a racquet properly for playing squash

Don't let your teammate suck the fun out playing squash. Watch this how to video tutorial and learn how to grip your racquet properly. These racquet gripping tips are sure to score you some points. Watch and learn how use the backhand and sword fighting grip. Don't' forget that proper stand is also important.

How To: Serve in tennis with David Lloyd

If you want to learn how to serve in tennis this is for you. The serve is the most important aspect in the game because the server has complete control. You have two attempts to serve the ball; if both attempts hit outside of the service box the server double faults and their opponent receives a point. When you are serving the ball your front foot should be at a 45 degree angle and your rear foot should be parallel to the baseline. Your weight should be evenly distributed over both feet. The ...

How To: Grip a squash racquet with your thumb and index finger

If you have ever been curious about playing squash, watch this how to video. This is a quick squash playing tutorial that shows you how to properly hold a squash racquet. Properly gripping a racket involves the precise positioning of your thumb and index finger. So watch and learn how to start playing squash like a professional.

How To: Practice the head down on the ball drill in baseball

This instructional video from BaseballRox with baseball player Noah Jackson will help you develop your hitting mechanics with hitting drills in the sport of baseball. This baseball video is aimed to help young players and coaches improve their performance on the field. See how to practice the head down on the ball drill in baseball.

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: Hockey stop on ice skates properly

Without a hockey stop you would turn into a hockey fail. So prevent yourself from splattering onto the walls or crashing into your opponent by learning how to stop while playing hockey effectively. This hockey tutorial will teach you how to perform a hockey stop on stkates.

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