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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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The two-player game of chess has been played for hundreds of years, transcends all languages or customs, and unites those who want to improve their strategy and critical thinking. Enter into this centuries-old world by learning to how play the game. In this lesson from his beginner’s guide to chess series, William Karneges explains how the board is set up, the order of turns, and the six pieces in play. Learn how each piece moves and captures for a solid understanding of this classic game.


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The continental grip is often one of the first things taught when it comes to tennis, but it’s also one of the most misunderstood grips out there. In this lesson, Daniel Dodson of HammerIt Tennis takes the difficulty out of the continental grip by explaining exactly what it is, what it does, and how to achieve it (if you know how to hold a television or Wii remote, you’ve got all the skills necessary). Master this grip and you’ll have more control volleying, serving, and backhanding.


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Knock it out of the park with help from this power bag drill! This lesson from Performance Factory Baseball teaches you an exercise to improve the explosive power and drive of your baseball bat swing. The lesson offers tips for the stance, form, angle, and direction of your swing. This drill will also develop hand, wrist, and core strength.


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Get the full breakdown of how to develop a perfect two-handed backhand tennis swing! In the first lesson in this five-lesson course, The Tennis Vault discusses the proper grips for the two-handed backhand. For this swing, you can use either the eastern or semi-western grip. See how to position both your dominant and nondominant hand on the racket, and hear how the height at which you engage the ball with the racket can affect the spin of your shot.


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A good tennis player needs strength and speed, and to gain that he or she needs a strong core. In this lesson, Daniel Dodson from Hammer It Tennis introduces you to some medicine ball exercises specifically designed to help tennis players. These movements can help reinforce your forehand technique and serve, but be sure to chose the right weight of medicine ball for you.


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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 two-time All-American) shows you how to make your swing look like Djokovic's.


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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 two-time All-American, provides some tips that will guide you toward 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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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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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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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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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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