Free Throw

HowTo : Ace a Free Throw

Larry Silverberg and Chau Tran of North Carolina State University tested more than 100,000 3-D simulations of free throws to come up with this HowTo for you. The two engineers have determined the perfect trajectory. Check out their strategy below, via Wired's How-To Wiki. Ima ...more

How To : Do forehand and backhand freestyle frisbee throws

Knowing proper stretches, forehand and backhand throws will take a player's freestyle Frisbee to new heights? Learn how to do forehand and backhand freestyle Frisbee throws from a world champion in this free sports video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Do forehand and backhand f ...more

How To : Practice free throws in basketball

This video series covers free throws in basketball. Learn proper technique and how to practice and improve your free throw shots. Topics covered, in order are: pre-shot routine, physical mechanics, mental mechanics, rhythm and timing, and practice. Part 1 of 5 - How to Practic ...more

How To : Do the Heel Throw freestyle soccer trick

Learn freestyle football with Mariusz Chorazy, also known as freestyle soccer. Freestyle football is the art of juggling a football (aka soccer ball) using multiple body parts while performing skillful moves at the same time (and never dropping the ball of course). Freestyle f ...more

How To : Shoot a free throw shot in 7 steps

First step in a free throw is when the ref passes you the ball. At this point you should step back and take a breath, this will slow you down and help you concentrate. You have 10 seconds to shoot so there is no rush. Next, approach the line. You will find a nail, dot, or spot ...more

How To : Shoot free throw shots

In this edition of ClubHouseGas, with host Casey Bass, basketball coach Chuck Melito shows us how to shoot free throws. He shows us how to work on both the mental and the physical approach to free throw shooting. A right-handed shooter should place his right foot at the center ...more

How To : Make a free throw

Ren Stern and Jason Williams demonstrate how to make a foul shot with a basketball. You have ten seconds to shoot the ball. You can bounce the ball beforehand and relax a little bit if you are tired.

How To : Why You Should Never Throw Away Chicken Fat

Poor chickens. Bacon fat is revered (and justifiably so), and duck fat is a staple at most fine grocers. Marbles of fat make a steak divine, and goose fat is the holy grail of fatty goodness. Yet chicken fat is usually thrown away. If you're one of those people who roasts a c ...more

How To : Throw a cast net

Check out this instructional fishing video with Dave "Nugget" Downie that demonstrates how to throw a cast net. Throwing a cast net may seem complicated, but with a bit of practice you'll be able to throw with ease. Just follow the instructions in this fishing tutorial video t ...more

How To : Play the basketball game 21

Often used to settle scores, 21 is a continuous, fast-paced version of basketball with few rules and little room for error. You Will Need * Three players * A basketball * A hoop or half of a court Step 1. Decide who starts with the ball Decide who starts with the ball. Fli ...more

How To : Throw snowballs fast on Club Penguin

Why throw snowballs the normal way when you could throw them super fast in Club Penguin? Get you snowballs up to super speed. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to throw snowballs fast on Club Penguin. 1. Hold the letter "T". 2. Rapidly click your mouse. 3. Fast snowball ...more

How To : Throw a Knife Without Spin

Okay, I am sure you have seen a lot of knife-throwing articles on this website (and others like it), but let me assure you that this one will be different. The fact is, anyone can throw a knife, but most people have terrible technique and thus get very inconsistent results. I ...more

How To : Throw a Naked Sushi Party

The Japanese know how to party. Browsing the internet for my daily fix of Weird Asian News, I stumbled across this article on Cannibal Banquets. According to Steve Levenstein, Japanese Innovations Writer, "a pinata-like 'body' is carefully crafted, then stuffed with edible go ...more

How To : Throw a paper airplane far

This video will teach you the three most important tips which you will need in order to throw a paper airplane far. First, you will need to use your dominant or stronger hand. Next, you will need to throw the airplane as if you were throwing a baseball, taking a slight forward ...more

Trash Talk : 5 Food Scraps You Should Not Be Throwing Away

A few years ago I went hog-wild trying to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle. I didn't succeed, but the experiment taught me that we throw away things we could—and should—be using more. In ye olde days of our forefathers, people generally used every part of the animal in cooking. ...more

How To : Throw pizza dough

With pizza there are really only two ways you can go if you want melt-in-your mouth results: Order from a fine Italian restaurant piping hot and ready to go, or make it at home with your own two hands. Unfortunately, most people either spend lots of dough (sorry, couldn't resi ...more

How To : Throw the Perfect Punch

Marital arts master Bruce Lee had his famous one-inch punch technique. He knew that putting all of your weight and energy into one inch of movement had far more power than moving your arm one foot. The secret to a perfect punch is not speed or distance, but how much weight yo ...more

How To : Throw a lead weighted cast net

Check out this instructional fishing video with Steve Brown that demonstrates how to throw a cast net. There are several ways of throwing a cast net. This is just one way to do it. Choose the method that's most comfortable for you. Just follow the instructions in this fishing ...more

How To : Make a paper ninja throwing star

Learn how to make a throwing star out of paper. This video demonstrates how to make the popular paper shuriken. Ninja stars are fun, simple projects. Directions are easy, may take a little practice. Remember never throw this shuriken at people or animals.

How To : Make your own homemade throwing darts

This next tutorial is for those who are looking to add a bit of fun to their room or even class setting. This tutorial is going to show you how to make homemade throwing darts using nothing more than some paper and tacks. It's pretty easy to follow and these darts should stic ...more

How To : Begin making lids for wheel thrown ceramics

Watch this helpful ceramics video to learn how to throw a few types of lids for wheel thrown pots. Our guide forms a gallery lid, using calipers to measure the inside distance of the rim of the pot. The calipers can then be used to adjust the width of the lid piece. Part 1 of ...more

How To : Throw your voice for dummies

Watch this instructional voice video for dummies that breaks down the basics of throwing your voice. This humorous tutorial reveals the ancient secret techniques you will need to be able to throw your voice. Fool your friends into believing your hand can talk. This video is gr ...more

How To : Throw a wide bowl with Simon Leach

Watch this instructional ceramics video to learn how to throw a wide bowl with Simon Leach. As a preliminary step, one should throw a flat piece of clay onto the pad to assure easy lifting off of the bat. Centering is quite difficult with a larger piece of clay. Leach's visual ...more

How To : Throw a frisbee the correct way

This is a demonstration of how to throw the frisbee the correct way.The idea of frisbee developed in a college campus in 1920 where students use to throw empty pie tins after eating the pie made by Frisbee Pie Company.Frisbees are available in the retail market for about $3.00 ...more

How To : Throw a cast net very easily

Eddie Newman explains how to throw a cast net in to a body of water in order to catch fish. His process is to first put the rope on your right hand attaching it to your wrist, then gather up the rope in your hand, grab the top of the net, then wrap the top of the net around yo ...more

How To : Use a potter's wheel and throw pottery

Those looking to begin making pottery, will benefit from the instruction provided by this video pottery tutorial. Center the clay, force the clay to mold to your hand rather than molding the clay, and start throwing pottery. Learn how to use a potter's wheel and begin working ...more

How To : Throw a discus

This how-to video gives the basics of throwing a discus. This takes form and balance to throw, so make sure to grip the discus properly, and throw it with all your might.

How To : Throw a cast net the right way

First, you have to lay down your net and bundle up the rope in one hand like an extension cord all the way up to the net. Hold the net in the same hand, and grasp the rim of the net with the other hand. When you want to throw the net, grab the net midway with the rim in the ot ...more

How To : Make a larp safe throwing weapon out of foam

All you need is some 3/4 inch pipe insulation foam, 1 inch pipe insulation foam, rice filler, electrical tape and some blue camping foam. Layer the insulation foam, add some blue camping foam and then tape everything up and apply paint or Plasti-dip as desired.

How To : Throw a tall cylinder on a pottery wheel

Watch this instructional ceramics video to throw a tall cylinder on a pottery wheel. Using one hand to act as a brace, it is necessary to keep to a careful process of slowly pulling the clay upwards with even pressure until the clay walls are about 1/4" thick. The tall cylinde ...more

How To : Throw a cast net whlie sitting, from a kayak

In this how-to video, you will learn how to throw a cast net while sitting down. Take your index finger, middle finger, ring finger, and pinky in order to throw. This counts for about a third of the lid. Take the other end with your weaker hand. Once this is done, you just sim ...more

How To : Throw a Native American Themed Birthday Party

Learn how to decorate, choose games, make costumes and more in this free video series that will teach you how to throw a tasteful Native American-themed party for your child. Video: . Part 1 of 15 - How to Throw a Native American themed birthday party. To see the rest of the v ...more

How To : Throw a cast net for live bait

The best way to fish is with live bait, but buying bait can be expensive and it isn't always guaranteed fresh. Once you learn how to cast your own bait you will be able to catch large amounts of bait fish on your own, and cut out the middle man. Happy fishing! Cast netting liv ...more

How To : Make a paper clip fly without throwing it

Need some new paperclip tricks? This video will teach you how to bend and contort a paper clip to make it launch and fly without throwing it. Make a paper clip fly without throwing it. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Throw a simple ceramic vase on a pottery wheel

This simple vase is thrown on a pottery wheel from the same piece of clay in under six minutes. See as the clay takes shape to make a vase. Watch this video pottery making tutorial and learn how to quickly throw a simple ceramic vase.

How To : Perform the three-card monte throw

The one card trick that every street magician or street hustler needs to know is 3 Card Monte. With the help of this video tutorial, you'll see exactly how to perform the three-card monte throw. There is no real magic here, it's all just a sleight of hand, which is needed for ...more

How To : Throw up when doing graffiti (paint on a wall)

This is your basis step by step on how to do graffiti on walls - in your house for decoration, of course, not on the streets for vandalism! The best spray paint is made with krypotnite added into the paint. While you will want to paint directly on the surface, you don't want t ...more

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