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How To : Learn the basics of Tricking

This tutorial teaches the basics of tricking, a form of martial arts combining gymnastics, fighting, and breakdancing. Part 1 of 2 - How to Learn the basics of Tricking. Part 2 of 2 - How to Learn the basics of Tricking.

How To : Use basic tips and tricks for bobby pinning your hair

In this clip, learn all the basics about bobby pinning. These classic clips are popular with dancers and performers because they are easy to hide and hold a style really well. If you are new to bobby pins or just need a refresher course, watch this clip and start pinning!

How To : Use a stripper deck for basic tricks

Following the Dalton incident, the stripper deck rapidly fell out of favor with poker cheats, but remains popular to this day with magicians. The deck looks perfectly normal but has tapered edges on all the cards. The goal of the magician in using a stripped deck is to have a ...more

How To : Use Svengali magic cards for basic tricks

Our popular Expert Village card trick professional Malik Haddadi tells you all you need to know about the Svengali deck in this series of magic videos. He begins with prepping the cards and quickly jumps to tricks sure to impress your audience. Pick a card, any card from one p ...more

How To : Do basic fundamental pen spinning tricks

Watch this pen spinning video tutorial to learn how to do basic fundamental pen spinning tricks, like the Thumb Around, Thumb Around Reverse, Charge, Pass, Reverse Pass, Fingerpass, Finger Pass Reverse, Sonic, and Sonic Reverse. Pen spinning is a form of object manipulation t ...more

How To : Do some basic pen spinning tricks

Watch this pen spinning video tutorial to learn how to do some basic pen spinning tricks, like the Twisted Sonic, the Reverse Twisted Sonic, Thumb Around, Multiple Thumbspin, Infinity, Shadow, and Back Around. Pen spinning is a form of object manipulation that involves skillf ...more

How To : Do basic pogo stick tricks

It's quite the challenge to be able to bounce up and down on a pogo stick, but once that's mastered, it's time to start learning some tricks. Start off with the 180 flip, the no footer, and the peg grab pogo stick tricks. Follow along with the demonstrated steps in this instru ...more

How To : Perform basic tricks on the pogo stick

Interested in getting a pogo stick? Maybe you've seen some of the impressive pogo stick tricks. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to do some basic tricks on the pogo stick. Before attempting these tricks , try to get comfortable with the pogo stick by jumping.

How To : Do basic false shuffles for magic card tricks

This is an instructional video on how to perform card shuffles that allow you to place particular cards at the top or bottom of the deck and how to keep them that way. False shuffles, such as the riffle shuffle and Hindu shuffle, are important for card magicians to create the ...more

How To : Learn some basic tips and tricks on lock picking

Check out this instructional con video that offers some basic tips and tricks on lock picking. This tutorial covers the various types of locks and the different tools that you can use. Learn how to organize your keys to avoid losing them. Put them in a safe place! This video a ...more

How To : Understand basic video tricks

Understand basic video tricks. A great way to prop up your camcorder when you don't have a tripod and you want a low angle shot from the ground is to use a rubber doorstop. It stays put and you can move it up and back to set the shot higher or lower. A pair of pantyhose is a ...more

How To : Use basic poker tricks

Check out this video to learn how to start playing poker. This poker lesson covers the basics from understanding the deck of cards to understanding the hands. Learn the rank of hands in poker. Watch this vidoe gambling tutorial and learn how to implement the basics of poker.

How To : Learn a few basic 3 club tricks

These tricks are all based on nothing more than solid command of double flips. Watch an actual demonstration of double flips. Learn how to use consistency and command.

How To : Perform basic card and coin magic tricks

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to three easy tricks. The first trick is the coin in the hand. The magician drops a penny into the spectator's hand 3 times. on the third time, the coin ends up being a nickel instead of a penny. The second trick is vanishing coin. The ...more

How To : Do basic pen tricks

As promised for nearly the whole school year now, I have finally explained how to do two simple pen tricks. There are many such videos on YouTube and elsewhere, but many (students) have requested me to explain it too, so here it is. Also, as for the title of the vid as it app ...more

How To : Do basic skateboarding tricks

In this video series, our expert will demonstrate how to do a variety of beginning skateboarding tricks. You will will learn the basics of skateboarding from pushing to turning your skateboard, to more advanced tricks like back side 180's and crooked grinds. Part 1 of 17 - How ...more

How To : Do basic yo-yo tricks

In this video series, our Yo-Yo expert will get you started on your way to Yo-Yo stardom by demonstrating the basics. He'll show you important things like adjusting your Yo-Yo string to fit your height, and how to hold your Yo-Yo. Our expert will also demonstrate some basic tr ...more

How To : Do basic BMX freestyle tricks

Garson Fields demonstrates the basic freestyle tricks in BMX for this series of videos. Part 1 of 14 - How to Do basic BMX freestyle tricks. Do basic BMX freestyle tricks - Part 2 of 14. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Do basic BMX freestyle tricks - Par ...more

How To : Perform basic sleight of hand magic tricks

In this series of magic videos, our professional magician demonstrates basic sleight of hand tricks such as the French drop and false transfer in a clear and easy-to-follow manner. He also performs several tricks using cups and balls and explains these routines in detail. He e ...more

How To : Teach your dog the rebound trick

This is a basic trick for little dogs like this Miniature Pincher, Daisy. The dog jumps off a human's leg and does a half turn (180). LIke any dog training be patient, go over each step multiple times in order to help the dog learn. The treats should be broken up so you don't ...more

How To : Make a yo-yo sleep

Learn how to throw a sleeper, otherwise known as making a yo-yo go to sleep. It's the most basic trick, and the one that all other tricks are based on!

How To : Get off the ground & ollie on a skateboard

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform an Ollie on a skateboard. An Ollie is a basic trick for getting off the ground and allows users to perform other tricks once learned. Place your back foot on the edge of the board's tail and front foot placed behind the fron ...more

How To : Do the blink card trick

Ever heard of the Blink Card Trick? Well, it's an easy way to impress your friends, without having to know much about card tricks. Learn how to perform this card trick, step by step, in this tutorial. You Will Need: • A deck of cards • Glue Step 1: Fold two cards Fold two ...more

How To : Do the "Hot Swing" trick with a Zippo lighter

In this clip, learn how to perform a very funky basic lighter trick with a zippo lighter. This trick is good for beginners and seasoned zippo fans alike and this tutorial will give you a step by step overview on how to do it. Follow along and get ready to impress anyone who as ...more

How To : Ride a ramp with your BMX bicycle

This segment is from the old "Basics" video by Transworld RIDEbmx. Starting with the anatomy of a bike ramp and moving on to dropping in, airing, and lip tricks, this video tutorial covers all aspects of basic ramp riding. So, see how to ride a ramp with your BMX bicycle, from ...more

How To : Begin skateboarding

A video that teaches you the basic tricks involved in skateboarding. The demonstrator Melvin and his brother have inserted quite a few puns to make this video humorous. This video starts off by explaining the various parts of the skateboard like the nose, tail, bearings, grip ...more

How To : Palm a Coin for Beginners

The key to many coin based magic tricks is proper "palming". In this tutorial, learn the basics of how to palm a coin and open the door for many tricks to follow. The better you are at palming, the more likely you are to make tricks appear natural and less rehearsed. The more ...more

How To : Pull off a freestyle soccer t-shirt trick MCNS

Now this is a sick freestyle soccer move. If you've already got the basics of this awesome new sport down, this video will teach you a great advanced trick to do dubbed a t-shit trick MCNS. This trick consists of catching the ball under the front of the shirt, then rolling it ...more

How To : Ollie with Tony Hawk

The title says it all. The worlds best skater, Tony Hawk, teaching you how to do the most basic and important skating trick: the ollie. The most important tricks you are going to learn in skating are ollies. The ollie is the act of jumping up using only your feet and the bring ...more

How To : Perform an ice-cube trick with sodium chloride

Think you can lift an ice-cube with nothing but a piece of string? In this cool how-to science lesson, Steve Spangler shows us how to do it, and explains what happens when salt is put on ice. We all know that salt is used to melt ice and snow, but do you know why? Leave it Ste ...more

How To : Use motion tracking in After Effects

Motion tracking a movie scene in After Effects is a royal pain in the butt. It takes a long time, depends largely on the suitability of the footage you are working with, and is rather confusing. This video is here to shed some light on the subject, offering many tips and trick ...more

How To : Sculpt the details of a shoe in 3D using Zbrush

This video from accredited 3D art instructor Andrew Klein covers some basic techniques for using Zbrush to sculpt the details of a 3D model of a shoe. He already has a basic model of a shoe when he begins, so you should be at the level where you can sculpt that before you watc ...more

How To : Apply lighting to 3D objects in Blender

This clip covers the very basics of how lighting works within the Blender 3D modeling app. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're ...more

How To : Create basic 3D shapes in Photoshop

Looking for an easy way to create 3D shapes? Have Photoshop CS3 or later? Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from TutVids. For more informatio ...more

How To : Perform the false cut card magic trick

Here are a couple of ways to do false cuts. They are needed when performing magic to make your audience believe the deck is being mixed up..... Pretty simple to perform... This is a basic beginner's skill to master for all up-close or general card magic.

How To : Perform the Elmsley count card sleight trick

Here is a quick tutorial for a basic Elmsley count sleight. It's used in a lot of card tricks and effects. This is a great tutorial for new card magicians. It's an easy sleight to perform and it can be very convincing. Enjoy!

How To : Perform the "flipback cut" flourish card trick

If you know how to do a few card tricks, maybe it's time you learn a bit more. Work on your XCM (extreme card manipulation), watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform the "flipback cut" flourish card trick. Some basic skills required to perform this aerial flipback cut ...more

How To : Yo yo the hugs trick

This is a tutorial for the Yoyoskills.com contest on making great yo-yo instructional videos. This tutorial teaches the the yoyo concept "hugs" as well as a basic hug. Video created by Andrew Robinson, thanks to Adam Brewster for teaching me the trick and credit to Paul Esco ...more

How To : Perform the one-handed revolution cut card trick

What to be a magician, but only when it comes to card tricks? Just Flourish will help you improve your magic skills with that deck of cards. This video specifically covers how to perform the one-handed revolution cut card trick. This basic "magic revealed" tutorial into the la ...more

How To : Master the basics of skateboarding

This is a quick video tutorial on how to master the basics of skateboarding. These skateboarding basics include how to maneuver, ollie and perform a pop shuvit on your board. If you know nothing about skateboarding tricks, this could be a good start for you. Learn about the tr ...more

How To : Do a manual to 180 trick on a BMX bicycle

Davey Watson shows you how to combine two basic tricks into a more difficult staple in BMX. Watch this video tutorial to see how to do a manual to 180 trick on a BMX bicycle. A 180 spin on your bike is easy, but combing it with anything is the trick. Let Davey Watson teach you ...more

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