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Fantasize of living the life of a pool shark? Believe it or not, anyone can acquire the skills to play a mean game of pool. This lesson from Zero-X Billiards reveals billiards secrets of the pros that make the game easy. Discover pool position techniques, drills, bridges, and strokes, and master pool trick shots that actually work. Aim for that cue ball and get ready to win at pool!


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Tired of losing at tic tac toe? Watch this short lesson and you will never lose in a Tic Tac Toe game again! There's just a few easy tricks to follow - and you won't even need to worry about going first in your game. You can only hope your friends haven't seen this tutorial, too!


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If you've mastered the 180 front flip of parkour, it's time to get a little more hardcore. Nick Provost offers parkour training that teaches you the aerial twist, a great way to get over or off of any obstacle. Learn the run up, foot position, and arm movements you need to successfully pull off this impressive move.


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Want to improve your resistance training, and by extension, your tennis playing? Full Swing Tennis shows you multiple techniques to strengthen your body and your game. Run up stairs and hills for muscular and cardiovascular work (but learn how to avoid the hazards of shin splints). Try using bungies, which are both cheap and portable ways to train. Explore water training, which lets you strengthen your body without the usual wear and tear that comes from running.


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Why bend over backwards- or bend over at all- to pick up a tennis ball? Lock and Roll tennis teaches you how to perform Rafael Nadal's sweet trick for getting the tennis ball off the ground using just his feet. It's a stylish, hip, and effortless way to retrieve a ball, especially when you're practicing your tennis swings and have a lot of balls to collect!


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Get a forehand tennis swing like just the pros! In this lesson, Rachael from Full Swing Tennis teaches you all about the modern forehand in four easy steps. Learn about the semi-western grip, which can allow for extra topspin. The lesson also covers dropping your racket for the backswing, rotating your waist and shoulders, and swinging through with your non-hitting hand. Be sure to keep your weight on your inside foot as you step out for the swing.


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Poker may be a game played with cards and chips, but a good portion of the game is mental, involving skill, observation, and a fair amount of intimidation. So learn a trick that will leave your opponents uneasy—discover how to shuffle poker chips! In this lesson, Tom Athan demonstrates how easy it is to begin shuffling chips, starting with two piles of three chips. Once you’ve got it down, you’ll be able to keep your opponents entertained and intimidated by your overwhelming skills.


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Looking to improve your short game? You’d better know the difference between a chip and pitch shot. In addition to improving your putting game, knowing these two shots will bring your golf game to a whole new level. PGA professional Logan DeCarolis demonstrates how to get lift under your pitch shot, and roll for your chip shot in this lesson.


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It's your second serve, and you want to play it safe yet throw off your opponent. So how do you do it? This lesson from Full Swing Tennis teaches you every step of the Kick Serve, which will result in a high arc of the ball over the net but leave your opponent facing an awkward and unpredictable bounce. Learn about grip, leg positioning, toss, and swing. This lesson also includes a quick drill for strengthening your Kick Serve.


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Want to be the next David Beckham or Manuele Blasi? It'll take practice. Luckily, Soccer Tutor offers you lessons to hone your football/soccer skills. In this second of two parts, learn exercises that will help with mobility, sensitivity of the contact point on the inside of your foot, coordination, sudden changes in direction, and quickness of leg movement.


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Get a forehand tennis swing as lethal as that of Rafael Nadal! Full Tennis Swing teaches you this drill based on the Nadal pattern of play, and which can hone your forehand. The drill also can help students to practice aiming for the edges rather than center of the court, and improve their topspin, drop shots, angle shots, and trajectory. Once you've got the hang of the basic drill, add complications that will help with pace and power.


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One of the most effective ways to improve your tennis game is to work on your footwork. It will improve your swing and allow you to get the necessary power behind every shot. In this tutorial, Jeff Salzenstein (former top 100 ATP tennis player and 2-time All-American) covers the basics of the horse stance: when you use it, why you use it and how it is done effectively.


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Your forehand can be hampered by some nasty habits that are tough to kick. Because the tennis forehand is the first stroke you learn, as the saying goes, “Old habits die hard.” Fortunately Jeff Salzenstein, former top 100 ATP tennis player and 2-time All-American, provides some tips that will guide you towards mastering the perfect forehand.


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Want to bend it like Beckham? In this first part of a two part lesson, Italian soccer/football coaches Mirko Mazzantini and Simone Bombardieri teach you a series of drills that can help you hone your skills when practicing alone or with a friend. Work on quick changes of direction, dribbling, juggling, frontal attacks, and receiving the ball in the air. You even can practice these exercises alone at home: all you need is a ball and a wall.


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Improve your backhand punch volley in four easy steps! Full Swing Tennis offers this beginners lesson in the backhand volley. Learn about the ready position and the importance of the continental grip. See how to hold your arms and upper body once you pivot into your swing. Discover how to build up wrist strength so you can perform your volley with one hand for better power and control.


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You'll be a smash-hit on the court once you learn the tennis stroke known as the overhand smash. Full Swing Tennis teaches you how to position your arms and feet, keep under the ball as it approaches, make contact, and then follow through on your swing. This lesson breaks a complex move down into four easy steps, and also covers the different effects of using an eastern forehand versus continental grip for the overhand smash.


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Serve up the perfect tennis serve with this lesson on tossing the ball from Full Swing Tennis. Learn how to position your body, feet, and arms. See how high to toss the ball straight up, how far above the contact point to throw it, and get tips on how to recover from a poor toss. Remember: it's not a serve til the ball touches some part of your racket, so take your time!


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If you want to work on perfecting your backhand, take a tip derived from the backhand styles of the very best active tennis players today. Using just his racket and a fence, Jeff Salzenstein (former top 100 ATP tennis player and 2-time All-American) shows you how to make your swing look like Djokovic’s.


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Not getting enough oomph in your shot? You could unknowingly be employing the reverse split step. If the split step gets you in a powerful, wide base to prepare for shots in any direction, the reverse split step weakens your most powerful muscles and restricts your reaction time. Jeff Salzenstein, former top 100 ATP tennis player and 2-time All-American, shows you what you can do to break the habit.


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