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How To : Play the staccato bow technique on violin

Staccato is Italian for articulated distinctly, with a separation between notes. In this tutorial you will learn how to play the staccato bowing technique on violin. Start slowly with a nice "pop" or collé sound at the beginning of each up bow stroke. Build up your speed faste ...more

How To : Solve a Rubik's Cube faster with F2L techniques

Solve a Rubik's Cube faster with F2L techniques This video is created to improve solve time on the cube. There are two qualities used toward improving solve time. One is physical-lubrication of the cube, quality, speed and finger tricks. The second is mental which includes un ...more

How To : Do the twisted cord knitting technique

Watch this knitting instructional video for tips on mastering the twisted cord knitting technique. This is a fast, easy cord, and, with a sturdy fiber, it makes a durable bag handle. Start with a piece of yarn that is four times longer than the desired length of the finished ...more

How To : Do the "stack and tilt" golf swing technique

Need some help improving your golf game? Ever hear of stack and tilt? Want to learn what all the fuss is about? Check out Brady Riggs’ analysis of Eric Axley’s full swing and find out about the “stack & tilt” technique. See exactly how to do this golf move for a better golf sw ...more

How To : Swim the butterfly stroke with good technique

The butterfly stroke may look tough, but the trick is in good form and technique. This how to video demonstrates some drills for improving, as well as demonstrating correct alignment and positioning. Check out this video swimming lesson and learn how to swim butterfly with pro ...more

How To : Tie dye a shirt with the sunburst technique

Most people (who have never done tie dye before) think that tie dye is simply squirting a bunch of psychadelic colors onto tied up fabric and going crazy with it. But there's more to tie dye than trippy rainbow hues and organic designs. There is more than one way to add a tie ...more

How To : Levitate with the Balducci technique

Levitating has always been one of the most difficult and expensive magic tricks, usually involving a harness and rig. Thanks to the Balducci technique, it’s now one of the easiest and cheapest.

How To : Do ruffle & ruffle bow cake decorating techniques

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to do a ruffle and a ruffle bow cake decorating techniques. Use a #104 petal tip to create this effect. Also use a medium icing consistency and hold the bag at a 45 degree angle. A petal tip can be used to make ribbons and bows. The icin ...more

How To : BeatBox the crab & record scratching technique

This beatboxing tutorial shows you how to use your hand and breathing techniques to produce a record scratching illusion. This is known as the crab scratch or record scratch technique. It's extremely easy to do, but it's one of the noises that awes spectators. Practice and imp ...more

How To : Master the knitting technique short-row shaping

Watch this video demonstration of the knitting technique short row shaping. In traditional knitting shoulder shaping, stitches are bound off across the top edge of the shoulder on sequential rows, creating a stair-step line. It can be difficult to make a neat job of seaming th ...more

How To : Play "Misty" by Erroll Garner on the piano

Want to learn how to improvise and play jazz piano? Well first you have to learn techniques from the jazz greats of yesteryear. This piano lesson teaches you how to play "Misty" by Erroll Garner. With some practice and basic understanding of music theory and harmony you will s ...more

How To : Master basic and advanced Shaolin staff techniques

The art of Meihuaquan Kung Fu is a special form of Shaolin Kung Fu; learn basic and advanced staff and weapon combat techniques in this free Shaolin martial arts video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Master basic and advanced Shaolin staff techniques. Master basic and advanced S ...more

How To : Basic stage makeup techniques

Learn how to apply your own stage makeup including foundation, fake eyelashes, eye shadow, bronzer, blush, lipstick and more with expert makeup tips in this free online theater production video series. Part 1 of 26 - How to Basic stage makeup techniques. Basic stage makeup tec ...more

How To : Use the clawhammer guitar technique

Want to play lead guitar in a rock band? Well first you have to learn techniques from the masters. This guitar lesson teaches you how to play the "clawhammer" guitar technique to spice up rockabilly or bluegrass tunes in the key of A. Once you get a hang of these popular guita ...more

How To : Mig weld using the push technique

This MIG Welding Video shows the demonstration of a push welding technique that is use when mig welding. When mig welding you can either push or pull the welding torch. The push technique is the most common. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to weld using the push techni ...more

How To : Solve a sudoku puzzle with special techniques

Solve sudoku puzzle using the cross hatching, either/or, and pairs technique. If you can use a magic marker, and feel competent enough, then why not try it out? Written explanation at http://www.sailingtexas.com/Sudoku/sudoku.html

How To : Run faster with training techniques

Whether you're in track, football, soccer, or a marathon runner, this HowTo video is sure to help you out. Learn how to use proper techniques for speed and acceleration so you can run faster. Increase your agility and coordination to accelerate your speed to the max with Coach ...more

How To : Speak English smoothly using the marble technique

Destroy filler words, overcome stuttering, speak smoothly, improve enunciation, and get better at public speaking all around with just marbles and your mouth! This video is best for people learning to reduce stuttering or students learning English as a second language (ESL).

How To : Suture a wound and understand suturing techniques

Lee T. Dresang, MD of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health from the Deaprtment of Family Medicine give a discussion and demonstration of suturing techniques. Before beginning a procedure, you will need consent. One should irrigate lesion before begi ...more

How To : Play advanced ukulele strumming techniques

The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this how to video, Aaron shows some other methods ...more

How To : Do the spray casso technique

This video demonstrates painting a surreal fantasy space scene with spray paint. It also focuses on spray casso, a wet on wet spray painting technique, and explains it in depth in this video tutorial.

How To : Practice a few pastel drawing techniques

Pastel drawings are a creative way to learn about color theory and art observation. Learn pastel drawing techniques with this free instructional art video series. Part 1 of 19 - How to Practice a few pastel drawing techniques. Practice a few pastel drawing techniques - Part 2 ...more

How To : Use advanced driving techniques

This video shows drivers how to apply more advanced driving techniques often done in racing, on the street. The hard launch technique should only be used when driving low horsepower, low torque vehicles. You'll also learn about rev matching and more.

How To : Apply Bellagio faux finish painting techniques

In this series of instructional videos, professional interior designer Frank Messina shares tips and techniques for making an Italian-inspired Bellagio faux finish which have been passed down from generation to generation in his family. Frank walks you through the painting pro ...more

How To : Use watercolor pencil techniques

In this video, we learn how to use watercolor pencil techniques. The rendering process is similar to those with graphite. You will use strokes, giving them different lengths and colors to create texture. You can do crosshatching on the paper so everything is darker and you are ...more

How To : Improve your running technique with three drills

Dave demonstrates how to perfect your running technique with three easy drills. Running coaches use a wide variety of biomechanical drills and skills to enable the athlete to run more efficiently. Practice the following three drills to improve your running technique: run like ...more

How To : Play spanish flamenco style guitar

Want to play lead flamenco guitar? Well first you have to learn techniques from the masters. This guitar lesson from Siggi Mertens teaches you how to play the a bit of "Tourist Flamenco" and how to pretend being a guitar maestro. Once you get a hang of these popular guitar cho ...more

How To : Perform beginner tae kwon do techniques

Learn the fundamentals of Tae Kwon Do in these free online self-defense videos, including kicks, punches, blocks, stances and other moves for tae kwan do white-belts. Part 1 of 15 - How to Perform beginner tae kwon do techniques. Perform beginner tae kwon do techniques - Part ...more

How To : Big wall climb with a basic jumaring technique

This is part of the 'How To Big Wall Book' series on rock climbing. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates basic jumaring technique for rock climbing overhang or low angle terrain. This technique for over hanging terrain called jumaring is to reduce arm strain and ascendi ...more

How To : Improve your bo staff techniques

Improve your bo staff techniques and skills for martial arts training with the expert tips in this free martial arts weapon video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Improve your bo staff techniques. Improve your bo staff techniques - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video ...more

How To : Use proper right hand technique to play banjo

A must for anybody who wants to learn how to play banjo, this video will show you the proper right hand technique to play banjo via a variety of simple tricks. By learning how to play with proper technique, you will be able to accelerate your musical education.

How To : Improve your roll tack technique when sailing

To some, sailing is more than just relaxing, it's a sport. When sailing at high speeds is races, you may find yourself in need of a way to get through a tack quickly. Being able to tack in sailing is good, but you need to perfect this into a roll tack. This allows you to turn ...more

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