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How to Make a Tom Collins | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510366-How-to-Make-a-Tom-Collins-Cocktail-Recipes Recipes: 2 oz London Dry Gin; .75 fresh lemon juice; .75 fresh simple syrup. Build in Collins glass. Top with soda. A Collins is a style of cocktail that is made in, as you might imagine, a Collin's glass. I'm going to show you how to make the king of all Collin's cocktails, Tom Collin's. The Tom Collins is basically a gin sour that is topped with soda water. So we're going to start with our gin. Two ounces, as you would a normal gin sour. You notice a lot of these classic cocktails have the same recipe's just different ingredients. And we're just going to build this right in the glass, because we're going to top it with soda water. So we don't need to shake it or stir it to add any extra dilution from the ice. Just make sure that your soda is nice and cold, because we're not going to get any extra chilling from the ice when we shake it. Now three-quarter ounce of simple syrup as our sweetener, again just one part sugar to one part water. And we need some lemon juice as our citrus to balance out that sweetener, we're just going to need three-quarters ounce of that, equal parts. And as always the fresher your juice is the better. I cannot condone store bought citrus. I just can't do it and I won't. All right, fresh lemon juice, three-quarters ounce of that. This drink is really great for hot weather, because of all that soda water it's really, really refreshing. And also, it makes it last a lot longer. And of course, you can use three-quarters lemon. The Tom Collin's is the most classic of the Collin's, but it's a great template for variation. You could make this with bourbon. You could make this with tequila, all that stuff works. Now I'm going to top it off with ice. I really like to fill it all the way up and our nice cold seltzer. Whoop, we're good. Like I said that'll serve as our dilution. So no shaking or stirring. I think the Tom Collins is a drink that deserves a good garnish. It's a long drink. You're going to be holding it for awhile, might as well make it pretty to look at, so okay I'm just going to cut a little wedge of orange. And if you have a toothpick or a little crystal pick like this you can make what they call a flag. And add a little cherry, with a cherry on top, naturally. And then jimmy that in there, and there you go, and that's how you make a classic Collins, the Tom Collins.
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How to Make a Manhattan | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510355-How-to-Make-a-Manhattan-Cocktail-Recipes Recipe: 2-Â_ oz Rittenhouse Rye; Â_ oz Sweet Vermouth; 2 dashes Angostura Bitters. Stir and serve straight up. Garnish with 2 cherries on a pick. I'm going to show you how to make a drink that's about as classic as classic can get, the Manhattan. Manhattan dates back to about the 1860's a long time ago when it was invented; when vermouth came over from Europe to America and then American's being the cocktail innovators that they were, decided to mix it with their favorite cocktail ingredient, whiskey; and the Manhattan was born. So we're going to start by using our base whiskey, two and a half ounces of rye whiskey. I'm using rye whiskey as opposed to bourbon, which is what a lot of people use to make Manhattans. I'm using rye, because it's historically accurate for one, back in the 1860's rye was a little more popular than the bourbon. So that 's how the Manhattan was originally made. I also think it makes a little bit of a better drink, because rye is made of 51% rye grain, by law as opposed to bourbon, which is 51% corn. So bourbon is a little sweeter whereas rye is a little bit sharper and I think comes through better in the drink. But if you prefer bourbon Manhattan's don't let me stop you. So that's two and a half ounces of rye whiskey and now the vermouth. I'm going to do three-quarters of an ounce vermouth. And again, the proportions; you know if you prefer something that's a little more whiskey forward or maybe something with a little more vermouth in it; feel free to take some liberties. These are just general guidelines. Three-quarters ounce vermouth, an important note about vermouth, is that you really should refrigerate it once it's been opened. Even though it's been fortified with a little bit of alcohol it's still wine-based, so it will oxidize like wine and it will go bad. Since we only use three-quarters to an ounce at a time, it takes a long time to move through an entire bottle of vermouth, so remember keep your vermouth in the fridge or else it will go bad. And now our final ingredient, just a three ingredient drink, about as easy as it gets is our bitters. This is angostura bitters, definitely the most common bitters that you'll find. You can even buy them in most bodega's, which is funny because they actually are 44.7% alcohol, higher proof than a lot of whiskeys, and any kid can buy them. So if you see a kid chugging angostura bitters, tell them that you're on to them. But I don't know why you'd do that, because I do not recommend drinking these by themselves. They don't call them bitters for nothing. So now two dashes of bitters; one, two. Whoa, blow back. Again, we're making drinks, we're also making a mess. Okay, now we're done and we're going to stir this cocktail. Because all the ingredients are alcoholic, so we don't need to shake it, because we don't need to force the ingredients together as much. We just need to kind of gently coax them into mingling, if you will. And you can really fill it up with a lot of ice. I like to have the ice sort of just above the level of the drink, so that it really gets in there. Now when you're stirring you're doing two things. You are chilling and diluting at the same time. And you're not stirring kind of like you're stirring cake batter, you know? It's just gently gliding around the outside of the glass, and stirring takes time to perfect, so it's effortless when you're making cocktails. I mean I used to go home, and just stir water and ice after work, and try to perfect it. Until it got to the point where it was effortless. So don't feel bad if it doesn't look as sexy as this. About 20-25 seconds of stirring should do it and now it's time to strain our drink. i put a glass in the freezer, so it'll get nice and cold, and keep this freezing drink, freezing. All right, nice, frosty glass. All right and for our garnish, we're going to use a cherry. These are the best cherries you can buy. They're called Luxardo cherries. They're a lot better than your normal maraschino cherry. They're expensive, but totally worth. And with our garnish we are done and that is how you make a Manhattan.
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First 3 Sets of Siu Nim Tau Form | Wing Chun
Watch more How to Do Wing Chun videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/509897-First-3-Sets-of-Siu-Nim-Tau-Form-Wing-Chun Okay, so now I'm going to discuss and we're going to demonstrate the Siu Nim Tau Form. We're first going to do the first part of the form, which is first three sets of the Siu Nim Tau Form and I'm going to have my assistant here, demonstrate it and I'm going to explain a little bit, how it works. Again, forms are about fundamentals and forms are about body mechanics. Forms don't teach you anything about timing and power and dealing with an opponent, who's resisting, but they are very, very important for laying the ground work for body mechanics. So, we start the Siu Nim Tau Form off, like every other form, every other basic drill in Wing Chun. We start at the frontal stance. So, you're going to go ahead and set the stance like this. The first set of the form, we're going to do Tan-Sao, alright? So, your partner is going to cross, the left hand is on top, from there you're going to chop straight down, in a very relaxed manner and then you're going to do the internal rotation, or the Kwan-Sao and you come right back to the position you started. Okay, the second set of the form, we're going to start with the left punch. So, you bring your fist to the center. Now, you want to keep your elbow low and your shoulder low here, because this is where the power comes from. We say in Wing Chun, fist comes from the heart, the force comes from the elbow. So, when you launch the punch, it's very important that you're not using your shoulder to push but rather, you are launching from the elbow here, in a straight line, landing with the bottom three knuckles. After that, you're going to open the hand and you're going to do the Huen-Sao. When you do the Huen-Sao, you want to bring this all the way back and all the way down. When you get to the bottom position, you close the fists and you're going to bring it up and in and then you retract in a straight line as if you're doing an elbow strike, behind you. And then, you repeat the process on the right side. Put the fist in the center, launch from the elbow, open the hands, do a full circle, all the way down, trying to keep your elbow in place and circle it in, and then you withdraw in a straight line. And that's the second set of the form. Now the third set, we start with the Tan-Sao. The third set, we normally do a little bit slower because we're focusing on what we call, elbow force here, alright? But, we're going to speed it up a little bit, for the video today. You're going to bring your Tan So, right to the center here, this is the mid Tan So. After that, you're going to circle into Huen-Sao and Wu-Sao and then the arm is going to retract, from the elbow and the shoulder, as opposed to, from the wrist. When it gets close enough to the body, you're going to drop the hand and you're going to start the Fuk-Sao. Now, in the form, we do the Fuk-Sao, a total of three times. Then he's going to circle and then back. And this is again, to work on the elbow force, that's very important for our Chi-So practice and our overall body mechanics and structure, in Wing Chun. The entire time he's going through this process, he's going to keep his head back, posture straight, knees in together. So, it's not solely focusing on the hands, the knee pressure has to be engaged the whole time. Then we go to the side palm, then you go back and then you're going to launch the direct straight palm and then open and circle. And that's one side and then we're going to go ahead and repeat on the right side. So, we start with the Tan-Sao, drawing out slowly. Normally, you would do it a little bit slower than this, then you're going to circle, Wu-Sao and back. And again, very important while you're practicing this, is to keep the body mechanics in mind, upright structure, head back and shoulders in a stable position, and drop. And while you practice the Siu Nim Tau Form, you want to keep your breathing nice and even, you don't want to expel your breath, when you're punching or holding your breath at any moment. You actually want to keep your breathing, in a nice even rhythm because when you're fighting explosively, you need to keep your breath in check, you don't want to hold your breath or expel, just when you're punching. And there you go, that's the first three sets or the first part of the Siu Nim Tau Form.
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How to Make a Cosmopolitan | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510374-How-to-Make-a-Cosmopolitan-Cocktail-Recipes Recipe: 1.5 oz Citrus Vodka; .75 oz Cointreau; .75 oz lime juice; .75 oz cranberry juice; .25 oz simple syrup. Shake and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.
 The Cosmopolitan is the only classic cocktail that was invented in the last 20 years, but it has suffered a little bit of a negative connotation lately, and I think that's due to a certain HBO show about four women going to brunch. But I'm going to go out on limb and defend the Cosmopolitan, because I think it is a great cocktail, and I have to give it serious props because without the Cosmopolitan getting so popular, who knows if cocktail culture would have reemerged the way it has in the first place. So we have to pay our respects to the Cosmopolitan. And the good news is when it's made properly with fresh ingredients it's actually a really delicious cocktail. So we're going to start with two ounces of lemon vodka or citrus vodka, and a little orange liquer, Quantro is a great option for that, three-quarters of an ounce. You'll see a lot of versions of this recipe. This is the one I like to do, I'm kind of do a mixture of all of them. I also like to add a little bit of simple syrup, because I think that Quantro comes on a little too strong, so just a quarter ounce of simple syrup, and about three-quarters of an ounce of fresh-squeezed lime juice. This is another one of those drinks is that if you get the mix or anything like that it's all downhill from there. It's got to be fresh ingredients if it's going to taste good, and you want your drinks to taste good, right? I mean why else are you making them? And the key ingredient, of course, is the cranberry juice to give it that nice trademark pink color, three-quarters of an ounce of cranberry juice. Notice this is the real cranberry juice, not the processed kind that you usually see. This is a shaken drink, since we've got some citrus in there, a little more ice. Okay, now we've got our ice in there, and I'm going to grab the frozen coupe glass in the freezer. Okay, time to shake. Oh yeah, it's definitely pink. I mean that is a Cosmopolitan right there. I'm going to garnish it with a lime wheel, a nice, thin slice of lime to top it off. Cheers, girls. That's how you make a classic Cosmopolitan.
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How to Get into Division 1 Football | Football Recruiting
Watch more College Football Recruiting videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/505253-How-to-Get-into-Division-1-Football-Football-Recruiting Guys, to be a division one football player takes a lot, okay? There's not many of them, right? Almost all, like 80 percent, of the opportunities to play college football are not at the D1 level. There's about 120, right, D1 schools. Over 800 total. So understand, that you first of all, have to know, can you play at that level? Do I have the measurables? Am I fast enough, quick enough, explosive enough? You know, those camp combine numbers that you get? That's important to college coaches. Can you run? Are you tall enough to play the position? You know, it's hard for a D1 coach to take a 5'10" quarterback or a 5'11" quarterback. It's been done, but it's rare, okay? You have to be a rare athlete to do that. Understand what it takes to be a division one player and then pursue the opportunity. Get your information online, get a great video together, and get it to the college coaches, not this program, not to the office, not the football office. To the coach that recruits your area, right? Division one coaches recruits by area. Or, if it's out of the area, by their position, or there's going to be a recruiting coordinator, right? Or a recruiting assistant. Know who you're sending that information to once you know that you can play. Get on their radar and start early, guys. Start in eight grade, ninth grade. Get your information to that D1 college coach so they can track you. You know, as a D1 coach, we wanted to be first to send you a questionnaire, we wanted to be first to offer you, to send you a hand written note, to give you a phone call. D1 coaches are working hard to be the first at everything for you or with you in the recruiting process. Get your information in early, be one of those guys that they're rushing to be first to call, write, and offer.
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How to Make Simple Syrup | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510350-How-to-Make-Simple-Syrup-Cocktail-Recipes Unable to read transcription file
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8 Best Running Back Qualities | Football Recruiting
Watch more College Football Recruiting videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/505281-8-Best-Running-Back-Qualities-Football-Recruiting The running back position is one that has a lot of different styles that are all effective. The five nine, quick, change of direction kind of a back. The big old back, the six foot, 215 pound downhill runner. I think what college coaches look for in running backs and their tailbacks and fullbacks is versatility, really. You got to have vision first. You have to understand. You have to be able to see the hole and see the adjustment of where you need to run the football - your running lane. You have to have explosiveness. You have to get to the line of scrimmage in a hurry. You got to press that hole, that you're supposed to be running to, in a hurry, in a split second so that the defense only has a second to react. Once you do that, that ability to stick your foot in the ground, or make that jump cut to avoid that tackler or to get into the open and maybe get around your blocker are key things. There has to be an ability to make a defender miss whether it's by power, running over them or whether it's by change in direction. Right? Those are some of the things, basic things, that a coach is looking for. Then there got to be that burst - BOOM! That acceleration. That chance where two defenders are coming and I, as a tailback, have the ability to split those guys with that burst and get up the field. And then versatility, I talk about catching the ball out of the backfield. If you can catch the ball out of the backfield you can be in every down. Blocking - if you can block, carry out your assignments on the fakes and do the little things, as a running back you can be in on every down. If you're 5' 9", you better be a strong son-of-a-gun with great quickness because that's how you'll overcome the concern about the height. Understand what kind of a back you are. Use the basic skills that you have to have as a tailback and make them miss guys.
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How to Make a Martini | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510356-How-to-Make-a-Martini-Cocktail-Recipes Recipe: 2 oz London Dry Gin; 1 oz Dry Vermouth. Stir, serve up. Garnish with an olive or a twist. The martini is pretty much the most famous cocktail ever, it needs no introduction. However even though everybody knows it, there are about a million different ways to drink them. People like them shaken, stirred, up, on the rocks, olives, twist, dirty, dry. Just like a Reese's Peanut Butter cup, there's no wrong way to drink a martini. But, I'm going to show you the classic way to make a martini, and it might surprise you actually, because classically martini's were made with gin and not vodka. Over time, I think because the popularity of vodka, somehow vodka just overtook the primary ingredient in most martini's. Now people don't even specify if they want vodka or gin. They just assume it's made with Vodka. Originally it was made with gin. The reason for this is that in the 19th century when all of these classic cocktails were invented, vodka didn't really exist in the United States. It did over in Russia, but it wasn't until the 1940's that vodka came over and it didn't get popular until the 1950's, which is then when people started drinking martini's with vodka. So we're going to make it the classic way and for my money the better way, but again do whatever you want. People always get angry when I mess with their martini. Do it, it's your martini, you do whatever you need to do. Two ounces of gin, London Dry Gin. I like stuff that's a little higher proof, because I think when you're stirring stuff with ice it's always going to dilute, so the higher the proof the more flavor you're going to get. That's another great reason to use gin, is that there's flavor in it. Vodka doesn't taste like anything, but drink it if you want. And we're going to do one whole ounce of dry vermouth. I know a lot of people like to make really dry martini's, but that's just vodka chilled. That's not a cocktail, much less a martini. So I think that vermouth adds more flavor to the drink and I don't know when this whole idea of the drier the martini, the more manly you are. That seems to be some sort of power play that businessmen in the 1950's invented. I don't get it. I think that knowing how to make a good cocktail or order a good cocktail and knowing why, displays much more confidence therefore much more manliness, but what do I know. So that's it, it's just the two ingredients. Of course, if you want to make a dirty martini you'll use a little olive brine. We're not going to do that here. I like my martini's clean. Now a little more ice. As I've said before, I like to have the ice kind of peeking out, kind of like an iceberg in the mixing glass. And you'll notice I'm stirring this martini, with apologizes to James Bond. He's the only one I give a pass to, but I honestly see no reason why you would shake a martini. It will dilute the drink more, make it a weaker drink and the texture will be totally degraded. They'll get ice chips in there, you'll get all kinds of ice bubbles. A far inferior drink to a nice stirred Martini. All right, a good 20-25 seconds of stirring for proper chilling and dilution. Let's get out chilled cocktail glass that we have put in the freezer, right before I started this. This is a Coop glass. It's not the martini, the big V that you're used to seeing. I think that those are fine when they're small, although they're impossible. You've possibly spilled them more than you drink them. But those giant 12 ounce glasses, I mean can you even finish a 12 ounce martini, and if you can why are you even bothering spending the time to make it? Why not, if you need to get that drunk, really just do us all a favor drink some grain alcohol. So there, a perfectly made gin classic martini. You can do it with olives or a twist for garnish. I like doing it with a twist, but a simple green olive, I think is the iconic garnish and that's how you make a classic Martini.
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How to Make a Negroni | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510368-How-to-Make-a-Negroni-Cocktail-Recipes Recipe: 1.5 oz Tanqueray gin; 1 oz Campari; 1 oz Sweet Vermouth. Stir and serve on the rocks with an orange twist. A Negroni is a great option for a cocktail before a really big meal. It comes from the Latin word which means to open. So it's really something to stimulate the appetite. It comes from Italy and it utilizes Campari as one of its major ingredients, which is a bitter liqueur. So I'll get to that in a minute. I'm going to start with one and a half ounces of gin. I like to use a little more gin than in some recipes. Sometimes you see one ounce of gin. I really like that juniper flavor to punch through there. Now we're going to use sweet vermouth, a whole ounce of sweet vermouth. Then one ounce of Campari. A whole ounce of Campari sounds like a lot. If you've ever tasted it it is pretty bitter, but somehow the gin, vermouth and campari, just create something that is so much greater than the sum of its parts. Every time I make one I feel like it shouldn't work as well as it does, but it is a really extraordinary drink. And bitterness in cocktails is something that's really, really great. In food it's often thought of as a negative thing. You don't want something to be too bitter, but in drinks it's very applicable and much more pleasant. So if you're nervous about something being bitter, because you've had a bad experience, say like bitter chocolate or something, try a Negroni and I think you'll be surprised. So we're going to add some ice. We're going to stir this because it's all alcoholic ingredients. No need to shake anything. And I'm going to serve this on the rocks. I think that extra dilution really helps bring out some of those more complex flavors from the Campari and the vermouth. Lots of spice, herbs, botanical's. You know they used to sort of think of alcohol as having medicinal properties, especially in Italy and it really does sort of help settle your stomach. It's actually not a bad drink after your meal, too. It's a nice bookend for a really big dinner. Another really great thing about this drink is that unlike a Manhattan or a Martini, it's not as strong because the campari and the sweet vermouth are lower in alcohol. So it's still stiff, but it doesn't quite pack the same wallop that a martini does. Okay, so let's get our frozen rocks glass from the freezer and if you can. get those ice cube trays that make the perfect cube ice. It's really great for stirred cocktails like this one. Because they're so big they don't melt quite as fast and water down your drink too much. Okay, it's so beautiful. And for a finishing touch we're going to garnish this with a twist of orange, just to further bring out those beautiful aromatic notes. So just squeeze the oils over the top, again with the white part of the orange peel facing you, and then squeezing the oils over the top. And that is how you make a classic Negroni.
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How to Catch | Women's Lacrosse
Embrace your Inner Laxhead with these Lacrosse Products: Warrior Torch Lacrosse Head (High School Spec): http://amzn.to/1MpSaKo STX FiddleSTX: http://amzn.to/1F10HB0 NFHS Certified Lacrosse Ball: http://amzn.to/1QfKVm1 Field Hockey/Lacrosse Backpack: http://amzn.to/1NuYXBi Hi-Vis Scrimmage Vest: http://amzn.to/1Nv0p6x “I'm a Lacrosse Coach Badass” Funny T Shirt: http://amzn.to/1W0WP7h Watch more How to Play Women's Lacrosse videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515318-How-to-Catch-Womens-Lacrosse Liz: Hi, my name is Liz Kittleman Jackson, I'm the Head Coach at Columbia University. Today I'm joined by Katie Chrest Erbe, Assistant Coach at Columbia and Kaitlyn Jackson with GameDay Lacrosse. Today we're going to talk about how to catch. Most coaches will tell you that catching and throwing are the heart of the game of Lacrosse. In order to be a successful player you have to understand how to  control the ball through proper catching and throwing. One of the most important aspects when learning how to catch in the game of lacrosse is making sure that you have what we consider soft hands. You'll hear a lot of coaches talk about, players do not want to put a tight grip on the shaft of their stick because that will make catching a little more difficult. As you'll see with Katie and Katilyn passing the ball back and forth, they position their hands at different areas on the shaft. Your hands should never always be at 2 certain points. To be a complete player with your catching, you want to make sure you have a full range of motion across the length of the shaft. You'll see that both Katie and Kaitlyn are giving each other a target, asking for the ball in front of their body and bringing it back behind for them to be prepared to throw. They are not standing stiff, they are not gripping their stick tightly. If they were to do that the ball would most likely bounce of the top of the stick head. A few keys to catching, make sure that your hands are soft, you're not giving a very tight grip on your stick making it rigid, give your teammate a target and give with the ball as it's coming into your stick, so that you avoid having it bounce off of the top of the stick head.
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How to Make a Margarita | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510359-How-to-Make-a-Margarita-Cocktail-Recipes Unable to read transcription file
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How to Get Scouted | Football Recruiting
Watch more College Football Recruiting videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/505248-How-to-Get-Scouted-Football-Recruiting As a high school football player or even an 8th grader, you got to understand how to get scouted. Right? College coaches, college recruiters, college scouts, the first thing I would do is get my information online, guys. Really, really important to have your information online. Meaning, your video. And that video better be great. It better have a shadow box or an arrow to show where you line up. You know what? The only two players I know where they line up every time on the field is the center and the quarterback. So every other position, have a great video with an arrow showing that coach where you are. Make sure that scout can find you like that in an instant and be able to evaluate you because they're only going to take four or five plays. Have a great video. Get online. Know which college coaches you want your information to get to so they can scout you. Get on their radar. Meaning, get those coaches to know who you are, have those scouts get you put into their database, right? Where they put you in their recruiting lists on their computers, so they follow up. And once you get in their computer and into that database, they got to do something with you, folks. They got to recruit you. So, scouting is very, very difficult from the coach's side because there's so many athletes and they have to go all over the country. But for you, caring about you and your recruiting is easy. It's direct. Find the right coach. Get that information online. Get that video online. Your transcripts or grades, things you're doing off the field. And get it to the right coach. That's how you get scouted.
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How to Make a Watermelon Margarita | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510360-How-to-Make-a-Watermelon-Margarita-Cocktail-Recipes Recipe: 2 oz Blanco Tequila; .75 lime juice; .75 Agave Nectar. Shake and strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Top with 2 oz watermelon juice. When we think about cocktails in the summer, we often think about something with fruit, something really refreshing, delicious. Because really, what's better than sitting on the beach with your John Grisham novel and a delicious watermelon margarita. So that's what I'm going to show you how to make right now. The best way to make fruity variations on cocktails is just to take a classic cocktail and add that fruit into it. So I'm going to start the way we would with a regular margarita with 2 oz. of tequila, remember 100% agave, none of the cheap stuff. I mean this stuff isn't really that expensive, just none of the really cheap stuff, and three-quarters of an oz. of fresh-squeezed lime juice, fresh fruit, got to be fresh citrus and instead of Quantro or orange liquer, I'm going to use just agave nectar, because watermelon is so subtle that you don't really want that strong orange flavor in there. You really want the only fruit to be coming from the watermelon. So a little under three-quarter of an oz., because this is pretty thick stuff, just to keep the balance intact. Now here's the trick to making a watermelon drink, because I'm going to shake this without watermelon in it, I'm going to strain it into my glass and then I'm going t put watermelon juice on top of it. Because watermelon is so watery, when you add more ice to it, more water it just dilutes that flavor and you lose that trademark watermelon freshness. So we don't want to do that. We want that watermelon freshness. Give this a quick shake, not too much, because we're going to add the watermelon, which will dilute it further so just a few shakes. And I said I was going to strain it over ice, but I think I"m just going to pour it right in the glass, because it's summer, we don't spend too much time being too precious with it. We want to get back to John Grisham. All right so just 2 oz. of watermelon, I'm going to put it right on top. Oh, yeah, I can't resist. I really want that pink color in there and I think I'm going to put a nice little lime wedge on there and you are all set for the beach. And that's how you make a watermelon margarita.
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Claymation Basics | Stop Motion
Watch more How to Do Stop Motion Animation videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/514869-Claymation-Basics-Stop-Motion So you can create stop motion animated films with so many different types of materials. I think one of the most effective materials to use, of course, would be clay. And clay is a great great material for stop motion animation because it's so easy to change the form of clay. When animating with clay, you would apply the same rules you apply when you are animating with found objects. You would do things in small increments. So we have a ball of green clay here, set up with our camera pointing down to it. We're lighting with this little clip light. We have our computer, with which we'll take pictures of the clay by hitting the space bar. And we'll move our clay a little bit. We could also, not just move it, we can change it. I'm moving the clay a little and I'm taking my thumbs and pressing it a little bit flat. Taking a picture. Move it. Flatten it. Take a picture. It's great to take your time with your animation. Don't rush through. There's that sound. I'm going to flatten it out a bit more. Take a picture. Maybe we'll start to flatten it and split it as well. We're going to go in here. I'm just using my fingers to press into the clay and make these changes. I'm going to go ahead and start to really separate it. Take a picture. This is something that you want to happen gradually, in small increments, not necessarily all at once. A little more. Picture. Move it a little more. I'm pinching and breaking the clay in the middle just a bit. And there's a moment right before it's going to snap. And now these separate pieces will fly out of the frame. Something you will notice is that the clay will leave behind a little bit of clay sometimes, or a little bit of oil. And that's OK. If you prefer not to have that oil left behind, you can animate on a wipeable surface, a dry erase board, a piece of plexiglass. In this case, you will see a little of that oil because we are animating on paper. Now that those pieces have gone completely out of the frame, I'll take a few more pictures, and we'll play our film. And that's just a very very basic approach to animating with clay. There's a lot you can do with the clay. That's just a start.
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7 Best Wide Receiver Qualities | Football Recruiting
Watch more College Football Recruiting videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/505277-7-Best-Wide-Receiver-Qualities-Football-Recruiting One of the glamour positions in football is wide receiver. The reason is because they're so dang important, and they're the ones that make the big players. The NFL is a big play league, right? They're the ones that get all the attention. (?) College, a big place but because of the spread offense and all the different offenses now that can get the ball in space to a great, wide receiver. Now, what I'm going to look for in a wide receiver is that ability to get off the line, have an explosive first step, second step. A defensive back is not able to grab you. You cannot be held up at the offense or at the line of scrimmage. That DB is trying to re-direct you, re-rout you. You have to be, as a wide receiver, that special athlete with great speed, or good enough speed and great rout running, and great strength. You have to be able to block, and you have to be able to compete every play, through the whole play. I've seen way too many wide receivers, the play goes away. I've seen them rout where the play just came off tackle, and they make their first couple of steps and stop. Do you know who makes all the key blocks that spring from the touchdown, on those safety's? It's the wide receiver. Get down across the field. Don't ever let a college coach watch you slow down, or walk, when the play goes away. And blocking -- college coaches have got to see you be able to block the defensive back, to spring the running back coming behind you, or make a play so that the play can get 10 or 15 more yards. Those are the things that college coaches are going to see. Catching the ball with your hands - none of this body catching, right? Get those hands out there, and catch it in your hands. Work on your hands, guys. There's a great drill with tennis balls, bouncing off the wall, with somebody behind you throwing them against the wall, to work on your action and your catching ability. Important stuff for a wide receiver, right? Run great routs. Get open. You don't have to be the fastest or most athletic, or have the best towel. You have to get open. Stick your foot in the ground, change direction. Get separation, so that the DB who also can run, who is also quick, can't cover you. Then attack the football, man. Have ball skills. Know where the ball is, go get it. High point the ball. Catch with your hands. Do not allow the ball to come to you. Go get it. Those are things that wide receivers have to do, to stand out to college coaches, right? Good luck, men.
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How to Do a Lap Sau Drill | Wing Chun
Watch more How to Do Wing Chun videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/509895-How-to-Do-a-Lap-Sau-Drill-Wing-Chun So the next exercise we're going to show here is called the Lap Sau drill or a Lap Dah exercise. This is a very fundamental Chi Sau drill. Again, depending on which lineage of Wing Chun you practice or what your Sifu teaches you, there's always variations for this one here. What I'm going to show you is the standard form in the WT system of Wing Chun. So when we start in the Lap Dah one partner's in Bong Sau. The other partner is actually going to use a footboard jutsu, as opposed to a full-on grab. If you totally grab your opponent's arm, you're also kind of binding yourself to them, and you give them a chance to come in and hit. As long as your hand is open, you always are free for other options and to be able to change things around. So we start like this using the Fook-Sau or Sat Sau from the form. The other hand is going to be here in the middle. This actually comes from the second form Chum Kiu and you're going to ride over the bridge, over your hand and at the last moment, you close your fist like this. Now, of course in real fighting, my intention is to go in, step in and punch him, but this is just a drill for teaching the students movements one-by-one. So we start like this, I'm going to punch and then he's going to do the same thing to me. Now when I go forward, I'm actually going to take my Wu Sau hand and bring it like this, so I can slip it on the inside, all right? Once this goes in, I turn this one flat, and then I'm going to punch this, right here. It's important not to go forward with your hand wide, because then you have to go off the center line to go forward. If you go in here with a narrow hand, you can press this one down, put this one on top and punch like this here. What we want to avoid is grappling and doing a back fist which is a very, very common error. Because again, our goal is not to grapple our opponent's arm and give them a back fist on his hand. What we want to do in fighting application later is obviously, go in and step and control. So it doesn't make sense for us to do something like this. Also, the problem with this style of Lap Sau is that it teaches the students to have two hands on one. If he grapples my arm and gives me a back fist, he has two hands on one which leaves a whole bunch of options for me to counter here. So we want one arm there at a time, like this. If you notice when I punch, I keep my elbow low, this is for training the low elbow force. We call it in Cantonese Chung Tai, like this way here. So we practice it a lot. But here we can start first on one side. Of course, later you can build in some simple switches, so that you can practice it on both sides this way here. Because you want to practice the Bong Sau reaction, as well as the whole Tiu Sau process and punch here on both sides. All right, and that's how we practice the basic Lap Sau drill.
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How to Make a White Russian | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510373-How-to-Make-a-White-Russian-Cocktail-Recipes Recipe: 1.5 oz vodka. 1 oz coffee liqueur; 1 oz cream. Shake and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass. I like to think of the White Russian as the ultimate gateway cocktail. It certainly was for me, anyway. The White Russian was invented in the 1970's when liqueur's were very popular, like coffee liqueur, and of course as we all know, it was immortalized in the 1990's by Jeff Bridges. And even though it is a symbol of irony in the eyes of most people, the rules still apply when making a White Russian as they do with all cocktails, fresh, real ingredients. So we have real cream, vodka, no mix, none of that stuff. So let's start with our spirit, vodka. One and a half ounces and I've got two three-quarter ounce jiggers here. One ounce of cream. I'm using cream here, instead of milk because we are going to shake this, which will add some dilution to it. So cream is a little thicker, and I just want the drink to maintain that really rich, delicious viscosity, you know kind of like dessert. Because let's face it, that's really what this is. This is really just an alcoholic dessert, a delightfully alcoholic dessert. Delightfully alcoholic and dangerous dessert. And a one ounce of Kahlua. There are plenty of other coffee liqueur's out there. It doesn't have to be Kahlua. That's the most common one you're going to see though. And now I'm just going to grab my chilling rocks glass in the fridge. Okay, and as I said, I'm going to shake this, because there's cream and a lot of thick ingredients, we really want to force those ingredients to mix together and stay together and we can set up our ice in our glass, too. All right, let's do this. Okay, it smells the Cohen brothers. Okay, and that very simply is how you make a perfect White Russian.
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How to Run a Motion Offense | Women's Lacrosse
Embrace your Inner Laxhead with these Lacrosse Products: Warrior Torch Lacrosse Head (High School Spec): http://amzn.to/1MpSaKo STX FiddleSTX: http://amzn.to/1F10HB0 NFHS Certified Lacrosse Ball: http://amzn.to/1QfKVm1 Field Hockey/Lacrosse Backpack: http://amzn.to/1NuYXBi Hi-Vis Scrimmage Vest: http://amzn.to/1Nv0p6x “I'm a Lacrosse Coach Badass” Funny T Shirt: http://amzn.to/1W0WP7h Watch more How to Play Women's Lacrosse videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515328-How-to-Run-a-Motion-Offense-Womens-Lacrosse Hi, I'm Liz Kittleman Jackson I'm the Head Lacrosse coach at Columbia University. I'm joined by Katie Chrest Erbe at Assistant Lacrosse Coach Columbia and Kaitlyn Jackson with GameDay Lacrosse. Today we're going to talk about some of the building blocks of a motion offense. So, some of the most important things that you need to remember as an attacker is that you've got to keep the defense on your toes you want to make sure that their heads are spinning so that you can do what you want. So, one of the great ways to keep a defender on their toes is to make sure that you are moving the ball quickly. If Kaitlyn and Katie are on the same team, they're moving the ball around the perimeter of the 8 meter or the 12 meter, they want to make sure that they're not just lobbing it back and forth but that they're really putting some pace on it so the defenders have to keep their heads moving. Another important component of a motion offense is to make sure that you're creating space for your teammates to be able to work. One good example of this, if Katies's passing the ball to Kaitlyn she doesn't want to just stand where she is. Her defender can easily help shut Kaitlyn down. Once Katie passes the ball to Kaitlyn she wants to get out of this space so cutting doen and away from the ball is a good option. Another good way to create space for your teammate is passing the ball up top and cutting through the center of the 8, taking your defender out of the play. Again if Kaitlyn is just to pass the ball to Katie and stand where she is, that doesn't give Katie any space to challenge, and it also allows Kaitlyn's defender to help stop Katie. One thing that Katie wants to do once she receives the ball is read the timing of Kaitlyn's cut. As soon as Katie receives the ball, she wants to go full speed to goal making a dodge around her defender and finishing off with a shot. One reason that it's really important that Kaitlyn and Katie know what each other are doing so they don't want to make their moves at the same exact time. If Kaitlyn passes the balls to Katie and Katie is dodging while Kaitlyn is cutting, it would be very easy for Katie's defender to pick up Katie is well. So, Katie needs to wait for Kaitlyn to get past her then make her dodge and go hard to goal. OK. So, always being a threat with the ball moving it quickly around the perimeter, not letting the defender's relax and feel as though they know exactly what's going on. Making sure that you're clearing space for your teammates who are challenging to goal and also reading when is the right time to dodge into the space that they've given you. Those are some of the key components of a motion offense.
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How to Make a Cigarette Disappear | Magic Card Flourishes
Like these Magic lessons !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1L2R6LR Watch more Card Flourishes & Sleight of Hand videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515134-How-to-Make-a-Cigarette-Disappear-Magic-Card-Flourishes Hi. I'm Mike Patrick and this is how to make a cigarette disappear. I'll show you two different ways of doing this. One, is to take the cigarette. Make it vanish and reappear like this. And the other one is to take the cigarette burn on the floor and you can immediately get it back like this. These are two slightly different techniques. What you would do is you have the cigarette and you're going to essentially do this kind of action as you take it into your other hand. As soon as this hand screens the cigarette, you allow the thumb, the middle finger is going to pull in and it pivots around the thumb like this. When this goes like this, disappears and in the continuing action you can bring this hand to your mouth and make the cigarette reappear. You can do this while it's lit to makes it a little bit more impressive. Make sure you don't hit your head and burn yourself. Cigarettes are extremely hot. Disappears. Reappears like this. The other way, and when you're throwing on the floor, and you don't actually throw the cigarette on the floor, what you do is you hold it as if you're holding a cigarette normally in between the index and middle fingers. You come in, and almost like a thimble vanish, you clip the tail end of the cigarette with your thumb and you open your hand like this. But you do it as you throw the cigarette. So, you apparently throw it on the ground. Step. Then you can immediately simply reach back in and reclip the cigarette and make it reappear. This is very easy to do while it's lit and makes the most sense because why else would you step a cigarette out. You do this, throw on the ground, stomp on it, reproduce, and continue on with whatever you were doing. Those are two ways of making a cigarette vanish and reappear.
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How to Make a Sazerac | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510358-How-to-Make-a-Sazerac-Cocktail-Recipes Recipe: 2 oz rye; barspoon simple syrup; 4 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters; 1 dash Angostura Bitters. Stir and strain into Absinthe-rinsed frozen rocks glass. Expressed and discarded lemon twist. There's no city that's more synonymous with cocktails than New Orleans, but only one cocktail is the official cocktail of New Orleans and that cocktail is the Sazerac. It's extremely easy to make, extremely delicious, here's how. We're going to start with two ounces of rye whiskey. Originally it was actually made with cognac, because that's a French ingredient, and as we know French and New Orleans have a log intertwined history. But over time in the United States, it evolved into rye whiskey, which I think makes a better drink. It's sharper than cognac which is very elegant, but also kind of subtle. So two ounces of rye whiskey and a few dashes of Peychaud's Bitters. Peychaud's is just a different style of bitters, similar to Angostura which is what you might be used to, but it's a little brighter and has like a quality of anise to it that lends itself really nicely to this drink. Again, it's a French inventor. France, New Orleans, best of friends. One, two, three, I like to do four dashes. I also like to do one dash of Angostura bitters. This isn't officially how it's made, but I think it just gives it a little more depth. Like I said, the Peychaud's are just very bright and I think it's nice to ground it a little bit with a little bit of Angostura. And now we need a sweetener and we're just going to use regular simple syrup. One to one simple syrup. Just a bar spoon or a teaspoon. You really want to be careful when you're using simple syrup in drinks like a Sazerac or an Old Fashioned, because they can get sweet really fast. There's no citrus in here so there's nothing to balance out that sweetness. Just enough to take the edge off the whiskey, but not too much to make it really sugary. Speaking of the Old Fashioned, you'll notice its really similar to an Old Fashioned, a Sazerac is. It's just different bitters and little tweaks here and there, but same idea. Same template, different ingredients. And we're going to stir a Sazerac, because again it's all booze, there's no citrus in there we don't have to force any of the ingredients together. All right, we've got about 20 seconds or so 25 seconds, and before I'm done stirring I'm going to grab my glass and show you the kicker to make the perfect Sazerca. Now it's my frozen rocks glass, but we're not going to put any rocks in this. We're going to serve this cocktail neat, which means no rocks. But before we do that we're going to rinse the glass in absinthe. So I've got some absinthe here and if you're wondering, that whole myth about absinthe making you crazy and turning you into a turn of the century Bohemian artist in Paris, that's not true. It's pretty much a combination of a smear campaign, by the wine industry, and just a legend sort of evolving over time Absinthe is fine to drink. You would probably die of alcohol poisoning, before you drank enough absinthe to hallucinate. So we're just going to rinse the glass in absinthe, because it's so potent and so high in alcohol. Like I said, you'd have to drink a lot of it to hallucinate, but not a lot to get alcohol poisoning. So just a little bit, a few dashes are going to sort of coat the glass, and give you this bouquet of aromatics that are really going to impact the drink when you drink it. And you can drink this or you can dump it out. It's early so I'm just going to dump it out. Mm, smells delicious. Now we're going to finish stirring. It's okay to leave your ice melting , as long as you're not stirring, it's not going to dilute too much. Just don't forget about it, because you don't want to over dilute. Now I'm going to strain this baby in there. I know this looks like a really short drink, but trust me it packs a pretty serious punch. And for the garnish we're just going to do a lemon peel. Now we're just going to twist or peel off a little slice of lemon. I don't like those knives that have that really deep thin peel, because you get too much of the pith which is bitter, and this way with the larger swath of lemon I can do this. If you hold the white part towards you and then the outside towards the glass and gently squeeze it, I don't know if you can see it, but there are oils expressed through the pores of the lemon into the drink, and oh yeah, you really get it. Even with that absinthe in there you can really smell the lemon. And I'm not going to drop the peel in there. I'm just goi
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5 Best Tight End Qualities | Football Recruiting
Watch more College Football Recruiting videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/505282-5-Best-Tight-End-Qualities-Football-Recruiting You know, there's a lot of offenses that don't use a position that's called the tight end, and I love the tight end. Okay. Now these days, tight ends can also play fullbacks, H-backs. So the tight end has become an hybrid, I guess, of the receiver, offensive line. So to be the tight end, what you got to have is the ability to block. You better be able to block, or you're just going to be considered an H-back. They're not going to think you're tough enough to play the position. Right? Be able to knock the guy off the ball or at least stay in front of him, move your feet, and compete. You've got to be able to run routes as a tight end. You're a wide receiver when you're out in space. Be able to stick your foot in the ground and run that in, or run that curl, or hook, or the different routes, that seam route. Right? Understand how zones are trying to cover you and get in the hole of that zone. So you got to be an offensive lineman and a wide receiver mixed into one. And I think the tight end has got to be the best athlete on the field in many cases, right? Work on blocking. Work on toughness. Work on that, those skills to pass block and run block, and work on catching the ball. And never use your body, guys. As a tight end, prove that you can catch the ball away from your body. Be an athlete.
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6 Best Offensive Line Qualities | Football Recruiting
Watch more College Football Recruiting videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/505278-6-Best-Offensive-Line-Qualities-Football-Recruiting You know, being an old lineman myself, offensive lineman, this is kind of, this is at my heart, man. Right? Knowing how to be a great offensive lineman. And you know tackles, guards, and centers. And they're really different. They're different positions. But the key is, to me, to play offensive line, it really, first, is flexibility. Can you bend your knees. Right? And know the difference between a knee bender and a waist bender, guys? A knee bender can play the game. They're flexible. Have great feet. Work on your feet. Work on the ability to kick, step, to slide. Right? To be able to move your feet to stay in front of the defensive player between, you got to stay between him and the quarterback. Right? Have great feet. Then you have to be tough. I want toughness in my lineman. I want a lineman who are going to go down and bite, and kick, and scratch to make the block, to break the run. To get that running back free. To save the quarterback from being sacked. You know? That offensive tackle better be a big, athletic guy. Have the ability to take those edge rushers one on one. Have great arm length, great strength in their arms, and great feet knee bend. Those guards got to be able to pull. Can you get your hips open, and your knee and ankle open, and pull and track.And the center better be an athlete. Smart athletes. The offensive line is all about feet, flexibility, using your hands, strength, quickness, toughness, meanness, nastiness. It's the most important position on a field, and you better be, have all those characteristics to be a great ol'e lineman.
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How to Do Fook Sau aka Subduing Hand | Wing Chun
Watch more How to Do Wing Chun videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/509867-How-to-Do-Fook-Sau-aka-Subduing-Hand-Wing-Chun Fook sau is also another one of the basic techniques in Wing Chun. Along with tan sau and bong sau, it's actually one of the three seed techniques of Wing Chun. What we mean by seed techniques is, most of the hand techniques in wing chun that we use at the beginning level or at the advanced level, especially in chi sau practice, they either relate to bong sau, tan sau or fook sau. On the topic of fook sau, fook sau is actually basically an idea. It's a concept. The Chinese character itself basically means "to control" or "to cover", and the character is actually a pictogram of a man controlling a dog. Basically, the idea is to subdue or to control. That's basically an idea, so it's not a fixed technique in terms of what it's supposed to look like or what it's supposed to do. It's more of a concept. Fook sau, when it's practiced in the form, is done a little bit differently than the way we do it when we apply it. When we do the Siu Nim Tao form, one of the main functions is to bring the elbow as far as you can in, so that you stretch the shoulder, and to keep the hand and the wrist bent, and the fingers pointing towards you. Now, the reason why we do this in such an extreme way, especially with the thumb pressing down here to train this tendon here, is primarily for that. We're doing it for strength training in the form. Not that the Siu Nim Tao form is for training to become brute or powerful, but we need to train the tendons along the arm as long as the muscles on the inside of the forearm, which help to support the way that we punch. We do that primarily by really grinding out the fook sau in the Siu Nim Tao form. However, when you practice a double-arm chi sau or pun sau, it's not necessary to totally buckle down on this, because you don't want to be tense when you're practicing chi sau. While the form may look like this, when you start to practice chi sau, either single-arm chi sau or later pun sau, your arm and your hand should actually be in a much more relaxed state. If you see that my hand is actually much more relaxed so that I can stick more. One thing you don't want to do with fook sau is to press it down like this, because fook sau is an outside hand and it basically symbolizes the punch coming on the outside of the bridge here. Since we punch this way in wing chun with a vertical fist, it makes sense that our fook sau still falls in line with that here. If you do the fook sau this way, this actually takes your punch out of alignment, because we don't punch this way in our Wing Chun system. That's why you shouldn't practice fook sau this way here. When you practice in double-arm chi sau, the fook sau should be nice and relaxed on your partner's hands so that if they were to attack you, you can actually feel this one through the hands, either with jum sau or with other techniques, because you have more surface area touching your partner's arm. This is for chi sau, and then a very simple, practical fighting application is to turn your fook sau flat, this way here, so it's basically just a bridge arm or a covering hand. You can use it in lieu of using a lap sau or a jut sau. If somebody's just standing in front of me and I just want to go in and hit him like this, I only need to create a bridge and punch over here. It's not even necessary for me to grab sometimes. It's even faster to just go over like this. The basic fook sau technique with a punch in the air can look like that. You go here, set up a fook sau, punch over the bridge, drop down, punch, drop down, punch, drop down, punch. That's fook sau for application.
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4 Best Linebacker Qualities | Football Recruiting
Watch more College Football Recruiting videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/505279-4-Best-Linebacker-Qualities-Football-Recruiting Let's talk about the linebacker, right? Well, when I think of linebackers, I think of Dick Butkus and Willie Lanear, Bobby Bell, you know. There's some great, great linebackers who had a lot of things. They could rush the passer. They could cover receivers and they could stuff the run. Now, think about that. You are a DB, you are a lineman and a linebacker, right? The skills that I look for in a linebacker is, there's a few of them. And again, I start with feet, right? I start with flexibility and I start with explosiveness, right? So those things, you have to have to play every position. Now, the linebacker has to understand the game. There's a lot of reading that takes place. What does the guard do? What does the center do? What does the back do? You gotta understand what you're looking at and then have great reactions to run to the ball. Run to the ball, right? To me, I can coach a lot of that other stuff. Great coaches can coach linebackers to do the things, line up right and go to the right direction and read keys. Can you coach running to the ball? That's about effort, right. And not only that, angles running to the ball, inside out, knowing which hole to hit, you know? Know you're fit. Understand that this running back can bounce it in or out. So how do you have to, then, pursue that runningback? Right, feet, quickness, flexibility, strength. Do you have the ability to get out of all the junk? You know, an offensive lineman is getting some push on your defensive tackle. Do you have the ability to make a quick decision, "Do I go underneath or over the top?" It's an instinctual position. Learn where to go, learn to read keys, understand the toughness and bring all of your athletic ability and your ability to run to the ball sideline to sideline. Now, you gotta also be a DB. You better have great hips and be able to turn those hips and get into coverage. Flexibility will help you, okay? Be a defensive back, be a defensive lineman. You'll be a great linebacker.
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How to Make a Caipirinha | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510371-How-to-Make-a-Caipirinha-Cocktail-Recipes 2 oz Cachaca; 3 lime wedges; 2 tsp. sugar. Muddle limes and sugar. Add Cachaca. Shake with ice and pour into rocks glass. The classic Brazilian drink the Caipirinha has a lot in common with the Daiquiri. It has pretty much all the same ingredients, it's just mainly the methodology that's different. So here's how it differs. Instead of juicing the lime the way we do with the Daiquiri, we're actually going to muddle the whole lime wedge in there. So I'm going to do about half a lime. I'm going to cut it into three wedges. The reason we're muddling it is that it's going to give us this really bright, fresh lime flavor that's going to come from the peel of the lime, muddling that in, and it makes a huge difference. Instead of using simple syrup we're going to use raw sugar, because we're going to grind those two together. This is a case where you can really get into it with the muddling. The sugar and the lime are going to combine and that'll take your place of simple syrup. I'm going to do two, because this is a pretty small spoon, two spoonfuls of sugar. As always when adding sugar and citrus, feel free to tweak the balance here and there. It's all about personal preference. Okay, so now I'm going to muddle these two together. Like I said, you really want to make sure you get all that lime juice out. However, don't go too crazy, because if you kill the peel it's going to get very bitter. So yes, you can muddle it hard, but you know don't really work those guns to their fullest capabilities. All right, now we're going to use two ounces of Cachaca. Cachaca is Brazilian rum, essentially. It's made in Brazil and unlike most rums, in Brazil they make their rum by distilling cane juice as opposed to molasses, which is how they do most rum. So it has a more vegetal than that really sort of sugary vanilla quality that rum can have and it has a little bit of a funk to it, which makes this drink really cool, especially with that brightness from the lime peel. All right, let's get out ice. Now we are going to shake this drink, but we're not going to strain onto fresh ice the way we do most drinks. The reason is is that you want those lime wedges to be in there, so that they create this really cool aesthetic effect, and they'll still be imparting flavor even after you've muddled it and everything. It's still going to bring about that brightness that you really want. Okay, let's grab out glass. The ever important frozen rocks glass and I like to shake this drink, but not too hard, because you don't want to break the ice up too much, because you're going to pour it right into the glass. So more of an easy shake instead of that really hard one that you usually do, but still keep the rhythm, of course. And pop the seal, and just pour it right in there, and let's top it off with a few more ice cubes. And that is how you make a caipirinha.
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How to Animate Water | Stop Motion
Watch more How to Do Stop Motion Animation videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/514863-How-to-Animate-Water-Stop-Motion How to animate water is a great question, and there are so many different ways to animate water in stop motion animation. One way that I like to do it is with clear hair gel. Now this can get a little bit messy, of course. Keep this in mind if you're trying it. But the hair gel has a great water look, obviously, when it's transparent. And what we're going to do is lay the hair gel over this little riverbed that we've created. The riverbed has been made with a brownish clay, and then we've stuck a bunch of actual rocks and shells into the clay to have that sort of bottom of the riverbed look. We have two pieces of cardboard, and they've been covered with green clay, and we've textured them to look like grass. So these are the banks of our river. Our hope is to spoon some of the hair gel right into the river and then just manipulate it slightly, animate it slightly as we're picking up our images from the camera directly above the river. So here we go. I think it's best to spoon the gel in, and you want to avoid getting the gel on the grass. You only want the gel over the rocks in the riverbed. We've raised the banks on the cardboard on either side, so if the gel does start to run, which it will as it warms up, it doesn't run onto the grass but runs underneath it. Hair gel is gross. Just going to say that. Now it's time-sensitive. Again, as the gel starts to heat under the light, it will liquefy and start to melt out. We want to use it just as it is right now in this moment. So we'll take a picture, and I may use the spoon instead of my hand to manipulate the gel. I want to do this in a very even fashion. I'm going to drag through, just moving that gel slightly. And I'm going to take a picture. I'm going to go back through. I'm going to just drag the spoon along the surface of the gel and take a picture. Dragging it along the surface. Things to keep in mind, the water in a river like this would be flowing in one direction only, most likely. So keep your movement's going in one direction, like the band. It's actually very therapeutic and soothing to animate hair gel. So there you have it. Now I can go back through here and cut and paste our frames so that we get a nice, longer animation of the river flowing. We'll play it, and there it is. Very, very cool. There you have it. This is one way, a fairly complicated, maybe sticky way, of animating water. Try this at home. Try some new water animation techniques. Let your creativity flow.
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9 Best Corner Back & Safety Qualities | Football Recruiting
Watch more College Football Recruiting videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/505284-9-Best-Corner-Back-and-Safety-Qualities-Football-Recruiting The back end - the last line of defense, the defensive backs. The corner back, to me, is an interesting position because so many people think you just line up, you're quick, you go up there, you press coverage. The corner back position is the most technique driven position there is on the field, maybe. You have to understand about how to use your feet and have your butt, sink your butt, and how to be able to flip those hips and get into transition and know what a wide receiver is going to try to do to you by his alignment. There's so many things to learn as a corner that we don't think of, that we just think we line up and we're tough and we can cover and I see so many defensive backs just go out there and hold. That's not being a corner back. When I'm watching a corner back, I want great feet. I want him to be able to bend his knees and sink his hips and flip those dang hips, open that transition from back pedal to turn and run. Then, understanding the game is important for a corner. Get to the point where you have that leverage. You know that that receiver, when he's running a crossing route, that you can get in his hip pocket. Stay a little bit underneath him, so that when he does break upfield - BOOM - you're right there with him. If he's running a go route, or something, that you're in that hip pocket and you can use that sideline to press him. Playing corner is a technique position but you got to be quick, great feet, great flexibility and great hips and all that stuff. Then, you have to have amnesia because you can't remember the time you got beat just before. Now, the safety, the hybrid, part linebacker, part corner. For me, the safety, the best safeties I've seen are guys that understand the game and have the ability to read when the ball is being run and and when there is a pass. Inside out guys are safeties. When you're playing that strong a free safety and you're inside the hash and - BOOM - you see that ball going outside the hash, you don't pursue straight to the line of scrimmage and then turn right or left. You - BOOM - you take that angle, that pursuit angle, inside out, and attack the ball with your head and front of the ball across the ballcarrier. Those are important things to know and then those safeties got to also be able to cover. You've got to have great feet. You've got to have the instincts too. You have to have ball skills so that you understand that a ball is in flight. You can break on that ball and make a play. You better be a smart, athletic, tough physical football player to play safety. ?
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Top 3 Dodge Tips | Women's Lacrosse
Embrace your Inner Laxhead with these Lacrosse Products: Warrior Torch Lacrosse Head (High School Spec): http://amzn.to/1MpSaKo STX FiddleSTX: http://amzn.to/1F10HB0 NFHS Certified Lacrosse Ball: http://amzn.to/1QfKVm1 Field Hockey/Lacrosse Backpack: http://amzn.to/1NuYXBi Hi-Vis Scrimmage Vest: http://amzn.to/1Nv0p6x “I'm a Lacrosse Coach Badass” Funny T Shirt: http://amzn.to/1W0WP7h Watch more How to Play Women's Lacrosse videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515339-Top-3-Dodge-Tips-Womens-Lacrosse Hi, I'm Katie Chrisarby.  I'm assistant coach at Columbia University and I'm here with Liz Jackson, she is the head coach of Columbia University. Today, I'm gonna give you my top three tips on dodging.  First of all, make some a dodger very effective is that being never plan a dodge.  They make one heard move, they read what their defender does and they react of what their defender does.  So if I were gonna dodge, I maybe make one heard move this way, if Liz bites, I'm gonna go the other way, okay?  If she doesn't go for it, then I'm just really gonna go around her.   So you never plan out your  dodge, you really just wanna react to what she gives you.  The second thing I wanna make sure to do is leave myself enough space.  If I end up too far on top of Liz and I make this move, then I have to come back around Liz in order to get by her, making me less efficient. So I wanna allow some space, maybe like a sticks length.  So if Liz put her sticks out in front of me, this is where I wanna start my move to see what she does.  Then I'm gonna react, have enough space to react to get around her.  Always moving my feet forward.  I never wanna move latterly, it'll give the defender chance to step back in front of me.  Finally, what will make a dodge very effective is their explosion out of their dodge.   So they wanna leave the dodge as first as they can.  So once I make this move on Liz, I get her to bite, I get by her, this next step needs to be as explosive as possible to add separation from Liz so that she can't get back in front of me.  So those are the top three things that make a dodger effective, reacting off of your defender, allowing enough space, and really exploding out of that dodge.
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Dan Chi Sau aka Single Hand Chi Sau | Wing Chun
Watch more How to Do Wing Chun videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/509893-Dan-Chi-Sau-aka-Single-Hand-Chi-Sau-Wing-Chun When the students start to learn chi sao, they start, instead of with two arms, we start with one arm. This is what we call single-arm chi sao, or dan chi sao. And it's a very simple standard format that we start with and this is just a progression. Once the student learns single-arm chi sao, they can then progress to double-arm chi sao. So, we start in a very traditional way. We start using the frontal stance and one partner's going to be in the outside position using fok sau. The other partner is going to be in the inside position using tan sao. Now, what I wanna do, okay, before he learns to defend, is I want to attack him with a palm strike right here. This is in fact the palm strike that we have from the Siu Nim Tau form, okay? It's very important when you do the palm strike in single-arm chi sao not to do the palm strike down. Some instructors teach their students to do the palm strike here. This is a little bit problematic. First of all, if I gave him a full-power palm strike right there to the stomach with my wrist like this, I'll probably end up hurting myself. In the form, this palm strike is actually done horizontally, it's not done low. So this is suited for the palm, or of course, in application, for the face. So, when you practice the palm strike, you wanna make sure that it goes towards your partner's chest. If I have forward pressure and he gives me a low palm strike, I would just go forward and hit him. There's no need for me to chase this arm down here like that. So, when he gives me a palm strike, I'm going to use jam sao to defend, okay? And jam sao is just a slight sinking of the elbow and I occupy the center line here. What you don't wanna do is you don't wanna do anything like jat sao or pull back like this. And sometimes instructors teach our students this. This can be a little dangerous, because you're basically drawing your partner to come in and give you a hit. So when he gives me a palm strike, I'm going to use the jam sao to occupy this line. Now from here, I close my fist, keep my elbow low, and I'm gonna give him a punch, which is going to turn his arm up into bong sao, based on the theory press the head, and then the tail raises here like this. So the standard dan chi exercise looks like this: palm strike, which is reacted to by jam sao, and then punch, he does bong sao like this. Now, if you notice, my elbow is low, my fist is in front of his chest, it's not in front of his face. And the reason is because if I give him a palm strike and he does jam, and he punches me towards my face, I'm going to go forward and wedge him this way here. There's no reason for me to do a bong sao against a face punch because this will just become a ramp for him to hit me in the head. So, I will only do bong sao when he gives me a low elbow punch this way here. When he gives me a high punch towards the face, he's gonna get this one here. There's no need to do bong sao against a high punch. And this is the basic dan chi exercise.
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Jam-Clearing Drills for an Automatic Gun | Gun Guide
Watch more Gun Guide videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515076-JamClearing-Drills-for-an-Automatic-Gun-Gun-Guide Today, we're going to talk about some common jams in semi-automatic pistols and how to clear them. The first jam clearing drill we want to talk about is you pull your weapon out, you go to fire and nothing happens. Okay, the first thing you do, tap the bottom of the magazine to make sure that the magazine is properly seated and rack the gun and then fire. That right there is going to clear most of your common jams. The second common jam you're going to find with a gun is which is called a double feed. With a double feed you have a round in the chamber and another round is attempting to be loaded into the chamber behind it causing the two bullets to push up against each other and jam the gun. So, you're shooting, all of a sudden nothing happens, you're going to look at your gun. When you look down, you're going to see the double feed. You'll see the two bullets behind each other, so you're going to remove your magazine. When you pull your magazine out, you're going to work the slide a couple times to make sure you clear any rounds that are left in the chamber. You're going to reinsert your magazine and rack it again. From there the gun fires as normal, locks back showing the gun is empty. The third common jam you're going to come across is which is called a stove pipe. A stove pipe is when you have either a spent casing or a live round which is half ejected from the ejection port, sticking out of the gun like this and it's preventing the slide from going forward. So, once again, you're firing, the gun stops firing, you're going to look and see what you have. You look at the gun, you see the stove pipe and you're going to remove the magazine and work the gun several times making sure to clear the jam. Put your magazine source back in and rack the gun and continue firing. That is how to clear the three most common jams you're going to come across while firing.
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How to Do Taan Sau aka Palm Up Hand | Wing Chun
Watch more How to Do Wing Chun videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/509865-How-to-Do-Taan-Sau-aka-Palm-Up-Hand-Wing-Chun Taan Sau or palm-up hand is one of the most common and most practical movements in the Wing Chun system. When you learn the the sin lum tao form you'll actually see there are three different types of taan sau in Wing Chun. The first one that you learn is in the very opening of the form, and this one is called the cross taan sau, because, obviously in the form, you're crossing both your hands. Now, in application, we don't use two hands like this, we only use one at a time. But in the form we train two hands together simply for saving time. That way we don't have to train once right, once left and just kill two birds with one stone. The cross taan sau is primarily for dealing with straight punches. So, if I'm standing and somebody launches a straight punch at me, I'm going to use the cross taan sau like this. This is the one from the beginning of the form. If you see here, this is right on my center line and I'm able to punch my opponent here. My fingers are pointing in the direction of my attack and also in the direction of my opponent. I don't want to push my taan sau in this direction here, because it can expose an elbow strike to me here. Rather, what I want to do is close up the center line and punch right down the center like this. So, that's one simple application of the cross taan. Another one would be, for example, if somebody grapples my arm down and tries to give me a punch and I need to use it in conjunction with a low bong sound, we call this quan sau. But again the taan sau that I'm using here is again the cross taan sau from the beginning of the form. So, that is the simple taan sau from the opening. The second one you learn is what we call the mid taan sau, where we bring our elbow more to the center and our fingers are point straight ahead of our body. This one at first we use only in Chi Sau training. For example, when the students are single arm Chi Sau, this is kind of the platform for it, but then later when the students progress into double arm Chi Sau, this is the main taan sau that you're using here, when you roll in double arm Chi Sau. In the advanced program, in wooden dummy, we actually do apply this one as a fighting technique, but for junior students it's primarily just for Chi Sau. The third taan sau we have is called the high taan sau, and this one we use against, for example, long types of attacks. For example, if somebody were to give me a big, wide swing, I could use the taan sau here to defend. Because this is high enough to protect me from this one here while I punch my opponent at the same time. Okay? The reason I can point out with this one is because his elbow doesn't bend in this direction. That's why it works for that one there. So, the high taan sau, we use against big, looping swings. Again, not to be confused with a hook, this is really, mainly for a swing, and it's the basic application of the three taan saus. In Cantonese, "pan" means to spread or to open up, for example, to spread a table cloth or to open your hand like this. So, simply it means palm-up hand or open hand.
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How to Say Days of the Week in Italian | Italian Lessons
Like these Italian Lessons !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1HbiiHr Watch more How to Speak Italian videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/514355-How-to-Say-Days-of-the-Week-in-Italian-Italian-Lessons How to say the days of the week in Italian. Lunedì. Monday. Lunedì. You try. Martedì. Tuesday. Martedì. Now you try. Mercoledì. Wednesday. Mercoledì. Now you try. Giovedì. Thursday. Giovedì. Now you try. Venerdì. Friday. Venerdì. Now you try. Sabato. Saturday. Sabato. Now you try. Domenica. Sunday. Domenica. Now you try. And that's how you say the days of the week in Italian.
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How to Do Jak Jeung aka Side Palm | Wing Chun
Watch more How to Do Wing Chun videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/509869-How-to-Do-Jak-Jeung-aka-Side-Palm-Wing-Chun Well the side palm or jak jeung in Cantonese, is another very common Wing Chun technique. And it's unfortunately, it's always a bit confused with pak sau. Pak sau means slapping hand, and it's also a very common technique in Wing Chung. However, the side palm is normally used in a slightly different situation. If somebody's standing in front of you, especially if they're just in a guard; maybe he gets too close to me, maybe he hasn't attacked me yet. Then normally, I will do a pak sau to come in, and kind of take care of him. But that's normally a preemptive movement, all right? If he were to give me a strong punch with the elbow out, which is very typical on the street, that nobody is going to punch you on the street like a Wing Chun person. They are always going to punch you like this. Sometimes pak sau can be problematic, especially for people who are a little bit smaller and weaker. If he gives me a strong punch, and I try to do pak sau, a lot of people get caught on the arm where they're not able to go up and punch. For that reason, we have the side palm, which is in the third set of the siu nim tau part. When he goes to fire a punch at me, I come underneath this way here, so I actually don't need to clear his arm out of the way to clear a space from my punch. I can let his punch ride by, and I hit him underneath with this one here. After I've hit him, then of course I have all the options to come in and chain punch, and do whatever. But the side palm is nice, because it follows the center line theory. Because, if a punch is really high, all right, then the shortest line between me and my opponent is not to go up and over to punch him here. The shortest line is right here. So, that's why this makes a much more effective defense, especially for someone who's smaller, or weaker, to go in and punch underneath the guy's arm, rather than trying to climb over the top. So, a side palm can be really useful. It can also be used, although it's a little bit risky, if he ends up punching with his back hand, and then he comes in here. I can use the side palm this way here, and punch him on the inside. Now, any time you go on the inside, it's very risky because you always have to worry about the other hand coming in. But you don't always have a choice in fighting. Somebody attacks you really quick, and you have to react. Of course, we would prefer to always be on the outside which is much safer. We have a lot more options here. But it's not always your choice. Your opponent doesn't attack you in the way you want to. So, a side palm can be done outside, can be done inside, and it's a great replacement for pak sau when you're a little bit late, or the guy has already launched the punch. You don't need to clear it, you can just slip it underneath.
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How to Do Kwan Sau aka Rotating Hand | Wing Chun
Watch more How to Do Wing Chun videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/509874-How-to-Do-Kwan-Sau-aka-Rotating-Hand-Wing-Chun All right, so the next one we're going to cover is Kwan Sau. Kwan Sau is a unique movement in Wing Chun in that it's both, basically a noun and a verb. It's a position of sorts, although we don't really have fixed positions in Wing Chun. But it is kind of a position and it is also a movement as well. It basically means, rotating hands or like an internal rotation, and it's often used when somebody is trying to trap your arms, and you need to unbundle your arms, so you can get them out and avoid being trapped. But it can also be used to defend more complex movements, especially at the BUT and Wooden Dummy level. But there's actually nothing really mysterious about Kwan Sau or really super advanced about it. It's just a simple body mechanic. Wei Chi have it in the opening of all the forms. When we do the Gan Sau, we do the internal rotation and then we come up here. This rotation is actually the Kwan Sau rotation. If you were to do it, just with one hand and turn to the side, then you would see the Kwan Sau position. Now the Kwan Sau position is comprised of the Cross Tan Sau, which is the beginning of the form and the low Bong Sau, which comes out of the Chum Kiu set. When we combine these two movements together, then we have what's known as Kwan Sau. Now your wrist should be in one straight line, okay? They shouldn't have the Bong Sau hand back here or the Tan Sau hand here. They should actually form one line and one of the reasons for this is that when somebody tries to trap your arm, you want to unbundle them here, close to the wrist. If you have them cross too much, and somebody traps you, it's going to be very difficult for you to get your arm out in time. So the rotation needs to happen very close to the wrists. Now a simple exercise for that is, somebody's going to grapple your arm done and punch you, you send your back hand forward, as Tan Sau and turn. As always in Wing Chun he's using my force to turn as opposed to just turning by default. Now if I try to grapple his arms here, he's going to bring the other one back behind. He runs into my arm and then when I give him force, he turns. In case you didn't notice, he's only turning once he gets the pressure from my punch. If I were to just grapple him and stop here, he could actually counterattack me. He wouldn't need to turn. He needs my force in order to turn. So a very simple Kwan Sau exercise would look like this. All right, this is something very simple, very basic. Kwan Sau, this is the outside Kwan Sau. Kwan Sau can also be used on the inside, if I give him an aggressive attack, for example double punches or a scissor Kang Sau. He can use the Kwan Sau on the inside here, and this is a slightly different setup, but it's the same movement. All right?
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How to Make an Old Fashioned | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510357-How-to-Make-an-Old-Fashioned-Cocktail-Recipes The Old-Fashioned cocktail is so old that 100 years ago they still called it an Old-Fashioned. A lot of classic cocktails were invented in the 19th century. We're talking 18th century. So it's definitely earned its name. We're going to start with two ounces of rye whiskey, rye not bourbon, in this case. Because I think it tastes better, bourbon is a little sweeter, and rye is also what they used back in the 19th century. It was much more popular then. For our sweetener we're going to use a little bit of simple syrup. You could also muddle a sugar cube if you want. I just think this mixes better. Just bar spoon of that, not too much or it's going to get way too sweet. Two dashes of angostura bitters and two dashes or orange bitters, which are a little harder to find, but they are available at some specialty stores and I think they're really important in making a great Old-Fashioned. You can make a good Old-Fashioned without them two dashes, but not a great one, for my money anyway. Now you notice I'm not going to muddle anything in this drink. I'm just going to stir it the way it is right now. The muddling of the orange and the cherry was something that came about in the 20th century in the '50's post-Prohibition. A lot of stuff got changed around in Prohibition. People forgot how to make certain drinks, taste's changed, so I'm not saying that's a bad drink. I just don't think that's the most classic way to make it and I prefer it this way. So we're stirring it the way it is. All right, let's get our ice, and I'm going to get my frozen glass, and the Old-Fashioned is served on the rocks. And because it's all spirit, and we're going to sip this drink, it's a really stiff drink. We don't like those ice cubes to be really small, because they melt really fast. They dilute the drink too much. Give it a nice stir there. So what I did was I took a muffin tin and I put some water in that and made these big giant ice cubes. So it keeps the drink cold, but doesn't dilute it too much. It doesn't get too watery. The perfect balance of both worlds. All right, let me grab that ice. Tell me that doesn't look awesome. All right, that should be good enough. And now we're going to garnish this, as we strain it over our nice hockey puck, with a lemon peel and an orange peel. That's the only fruit we're going to put in this. I think maybe that's how the orange and cherry muddling thing started to make it's way into an Old-Fashioned. They used to put peels on them, and then maybe people started putting the whole fruit in them, I don't know not recommended. So holding the pith towards us, the white part towards us, and just squeezing gently the oils out into the glass. As there's the lemon and drop them in there, and there you go. It may not be how Don Draper makes it, but it's probably how George Washington did the classic Old-Fashioned.
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How to Introduce a New Cat to Your Cat | Cat Care
Great Amazon Must Haves for any Cat Owner: Feline GREENIES Dental Treats for Cats: http://amzn.to/1UrL9rm Four Paws Magic Coat Love Glove Cat Grooming Mitt: http://amzn.to/1O8XYVQ Bergan Star Chaser Turbo Scratcher Cat Toy: http://amzn.to/1EBqPSY IRIS Open Top Litter Box with Shield and Scoop: http://amzn.to/1VwpII5 Watch more How to Take Care of a Cat videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/514852-How-to-Introduce-a-New-Cat-to-Your-Cat-Cat-Care Do you have a cat at home, but are thinking about adding another one to the family? That's a great idea, but just keep in mind that you to make sure that it goes as smoothly as possible. At this point, research shows that the only thing that helps us know whether cat are going to have troubles together, is how it goes during their first meeting, so it's really important to try to keep that first meeting as calm and quiet as possible. We want to make it fun and enjoyable and we really want to decrease the likelihood of seeing any hissing, swatting, growling, and certainly full on attacks. So, first thing you want to do if you're thinking about bringing a new cat home is find out, if you can, whether your current cat even likes other cats. Remember, sometimes an only cat is a happy cat. So if your cat has a history of inter-cat aggression, or aggression towards other cats, while it might be nice for you to have another cat, it might actually be long-term torture for your resident cat. Now, if you're not sure or if you're pretty certain that your cat likes other cats in general, when you go to adopt another cat look for one that has experience at socialization with cats in its past as well. That way you have a good chance that the cats are going to get along. While you can sometimes just dump cats together and everything will be fine, it's really important to try to go slowly at first so that we can try to set up for success. Make sure that your new cat has its own safe zone. This can be a small room like a bathroom, or even a walk-in closet. It should have its own litter box, food and water, as well as toys and resting spots. Then, when you're ready to introduce the cats to each other, you can actually separate them as far as you possibly can and play games with them or give them treats at the same time. Doing that well generally requires two people, but you can do it with only one person if you leave one cat in a carrier or on a leash. If you go ahead and do it that way, then you'll find that your cats can get more comfortable with each other gradually. And hopefully if you introduce them at a distance, you'll find that they're not having any aggressive behaviors at all. Now, if you decide that your cats are doing well together, I still recommend that you don't leave them out alone together for at least the first two weeks, because it takes a long time for cats to get comfortable with each other. In fact, in feral cat colonies it can take up to nine months for cats to be welcomed into the colony and during that time they're really on the periphery and they may be the subject of lots of attacks. So, it's important to remember that this type of process can take some time, but in the end they may get along if you do things gradually. And that is how you can help your cat get along with a new cat.
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How to Play On-Ball Defense | Women's Lacrosse
Embrace your Inner Laxhead with these Lacrosse Products: Warrior Torch Lacrosse Head (High School Spec): http://amzn.to/1MpSaKo STX FiddleSTX: http://amzn.to/1F10HB0 NFHS Certified Lacrosse Ball: http://amzn.to/1QfKVm1 Field Hockey/Lacrosse Backpack: http://amzn.to/1NuYXBi Hi-Vis Scrimmage Vest: http://amzn.to/1Nv0p6x “I'm a Lacrosse Coach Badass” Funny T Shirt: http://amzn.to/1W0WP7h Watch more How to Play Women's Lacrosse videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515354-How-to-Play-OnBall-Defense-Womens-Lacrosse Hi I'm Liz Kittleman Jackson, I'm the head lacrosse coach at Columbia University. I'm joined by Katie Crest Irvey, assistant lacrosse coach at Columbia, and Caitlin Jackson with Game Day Lacrosse. Today we're gonna give some basic principles of on-ball defense. As the on-ball defender, it's very important for you to assess the space between yourself and your attacker. One of the first things Caitlin wants to do is close the space between her and Katie. She doesn't want to give Katie a lot of room to make a dodge around her. When approaching the attacker, it's important that you don't run full speed at her. This can lead to overrunning the attacker and she can easily get by you. It can also affect your balance. Attackers are going to try to make a move, they're going to put on a lot of different dodges trying to put you off balance. Maintaining your balance by keeping your knees bent, making sure that you're not putting too much weight into either one of your feet, is going to allow you to successfully stop a dodge. Another key component to on-ball defense is making contact. This is an area where the referees are going to look for unsafe play so you have to understand how to do it. As Caitlyn approaches Katie, making sure that she stays balanced, the contact that she puts on Katie needs to maintain a certain level of safety. She cannot extend her elbows and knock Katie off balance. She needs to keep her elbows bent and she needs to keep her feet moving. One thing that a lot of coaches will tell you about defense is that you've got to have the attitude that you are dictating what the attacker does, versus the attacker dictating what you do. As you approach your attacker, you want to make sure that you are directing her path. That means that you've got to pick one side or the other and continue to force her down into that direction. So remembering some of the fundamentals with on-ball defense is a controlled approach, break down your feet, make safe legal contact with your attacker and direct her in the space that you want her to go in.
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How to Make Champagne Cocktails | Cocktail Recipes
Like these Cocktail Recipes !!! Check out the official app http://apple.co/1I00csa Watch more How to Make Cocktails videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/510354-How-to-Make-Champagne-Cocktails-Cocktail-Recipes Recipe: 12 oz gin; 6 oz simple syrup (or flavored simple syrup); 6 oz lemon juice. Pour into pitcher. Add ice. Top with bottle of Prosecco. Garnish with fresh fruit of choice. So it's really great if you know how to make all these classic cocktails one at a time, but what if you want to have a group of people over and share all these great cocktails you're making with your friends? It's actually really easy to do that. All you have to do is pick a really simple cocktail recipe and extrapolate that for how many servings you want. So I decided to take a French 75, which is essentially a gin sour topped with champagne, gin, lemon, sugar, topped with champagne. And for the party sometimes you might want to have a signature drink or something that'll get your friends talking. So I decided to do the simplest way to create a signature cocktail and change out the sweetener. So I'm going to use ginger syrup instead of simple syrup. I keep the same recipe though. So here we go. I also don't need to shake it or do anything. I just make it in a pitcher, add ice, let that dilute, save yourself the trouble. So we've got our lemon juice, and again, just take the same quantities and measure up depending on how many you want. So that was six ounces equal parts ginger syrup. All right, and so that was six ounces, so I'm going to do twice as much gin. Oh, I'm going to use all of this, yeah. Put in my gin. Now like I said, I'm not going to shake this individually or anything. That's way too much work. I'm just going to kind of put in a bunch of ice and let that do all the work. Now don't do this too early, because as the ice melts it will get too watery. You want to do this pretty soon before your guests come or make some smaller batches, just so it stays fresh. And the most important ingredient is going to be our Seco. Always keep that thumb on there as you're going to take someone's eye out. Woo, and kind of eyeball it. It should be about three ounces per drink, but I think I'm just going to put the whole bottle in, because it is a party after all. And I'm going to give this a little bit of color, just throw in some raspberries to accent it. So I barely did anything. I used a classic recipe and yet, I have a completely original drink, and I just have to come up with a catchy name. And I usually ask my wife for that stuff, so I'm not going to do that here. And there you go, easy cocktails for groups.
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How to Care for an Elderly Cat | Cat Care
Great Amazon Must Haves for any Cat Owner: Feline GREENIES Dental Treats for Cats: http://amzn.to/1UrL9rm Four Paws Magic Coat Love Glove Cat Grooming Mitt: http://amzn.to/1O8XYVQ Bergan Star Chaser Turbo Scratcher Cat Toy: http://amzn.to/1EBqPSY IRIS Open Top Litter Box with Shield and Scoop: http://amzn.to/1VwpII5 Watch more How to Take Care of a Cat videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/514854-How-to-Care-for-an-Elderly-Cat-Cat-Care If you have an adult cat at home or even one that's edging into senior citizen territory, there are special considerations that you didn't have to worry about before. The first of those is to make sure that your cat goes to the veterinarian more frequently. Many veterinarians recommend that cats come in at least every 6 months once they hit the age 7. And this is because there are important diseases that happen with age, that start to happen around that age, that can be dealt with sooner rather than later, in order to prevent an early demise. Things like hyperthyroidism, or elevated thyroid levels, kidney problems, and even some types of cancer can be caught early, and when caught early we have a better chance of a good quality of life for a longer time. If you have an elderly cat at home, major things that you want to watch for are: increased or decreased urinary output, that means fewer times in the litter box or many, many more times, or more amount of urine in the litter box; changes in the defecation frequency; or if your cat is having troubles going to the bathroom. For instances, if your cat goes into the box to go to the bathroom and seems like he's straining or uncomfortable, that's something that can definitely happen with age and can be treated by your veterinarian. If you find that your cat isn't grooming as well, or is hiding more, or is having trouble eating, these are all things that you'll need to address with your veterinarian as well. Overall though, to keep your cat healthy at home as a senior citizen, you want to make sure that you're still providing active play every day, as well as environmental enrichment in puzzle toys. You also want to make sure that your cat has plenty of easily accessible elevated areas. Remember, your cat might not be able to jump as high as before if he's not feeling very comfortable. In addition, you're going to want to make sure that you provide lots of loving attention and plenty of fresh water. Keeping your cat hydrated is one of the biggest keys to keeping your cat healthy. And those are some ways to manage an elderly cat at home.
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Cradling Exercises | Women's Lacrosse
Embrace your Inner Laxhead with these Lacrosse Products: Warrior Torch Lacrosse Head (High School Spec): http://amzn.to/1MpSaKo STX FiddleSTX: http://amzn.to/1F10HB0 NFHS Certified Lacrosse Ball: http://amzn.to/1QfKVm1 Field Hockey/Lacrosse Backpack: http://amzn.to/1NuYXBi Hi-Vis Scrimmage Vest: http://amzn.to/1Nv0p6x “I'm a Lacrosse Coach Badass” Funny T Shirt: http://amzn.to/1W0WP7h Watch more How to Play Women's Lacrosse videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515340-Cradling-Exercises-Womens-Lacrosse Hi, I'm Liz Kettleman Jackson, I'm the head Lacrosse coach at Columbia University. I'm joined by Katie Chrest Erbe, assistant Lacrosse coach at Columbia, and Katelyn Jackson with Game Day Lacrosse. Today we're going to talk about some very basic drills to help you with your cradling. Being able to protect your stick and maintain possession of the ball is key to being a successful Lacrosse player. One drill you can do is what we call the Protection Drill. Katelyn is going to act as the defender and Katie is going to work on using her cradle and her body to keep the ball in her stick. As you can see, she's just not using her wrist or just using her arms. Her motions are combining the two, so that she can have success keeping the ball in her stick and not allowing her defender to get a stick check. So another drill is one you can do completely on your own, and that's just working on cradling at different levels of your body. So you can see that Katie is coming low, she can bring it up high, she'll cradle on the right side her body, she'll cradle on the left side of her body. She'll adjust her hands along various points of her shaft and she'll make sure that the stick can move freely amongst her fingertips. She's not putting a really tight grip on it, because that would limit the movement that she's able to make. And lastly, one of the things that you can do with cradling is look at a mirror. Standing in front of a mirror and really watching your own movements, watching your hands, your wrists, your arms, making sure that you've got a really good flow, really good movement. That's going to help you improve your cradle. So those are a few really great drills to help you with a successful cradle.
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How to Throw a Pass | Women's Lacrosse
Embrace your Inner Laxhead with these Lacrosse Products: Warrior Torch Lacrosse Head (High School Spec): http://amzn.to/1MpSaKo STX FiddleSTX: http://amzn.to/1F10HB0 NFHS Certified Lacrosse Ball: http://amzn.to/1QfKVm1 Field Hockey/Lacrosse Backpack: http://amzn.to/1NuYXBi Hi-Vis Scrimmage Vest: http://amzn.to/1Nv0p6x “I'm a Lacrosse Coach Badass” Funny T Shirt: http://amzn.to/1W0WP7h Watch more How to Play Women's Lacrosse videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515330-How-to-Throw-a-Pass-Womens-Lacrosse Hi, my name is Katie Chress Herbie, and I am the assistant coach at Columbia University and I am joined by the Head Coach at Columbia University Liz Kittleman Jackson and Caitlyn Jackson of Gameday Lacrosse. Today we are going to talk about how to throw a pass. Okay, Im going to go over some main components and throwing a lacrosse ball is much like a baseball. So, if Liz is going to throw this ball like a baseball she would have a ninety degree angle with the arm that she is throwing with. She would turn her side to the target where she is throwing. She would step with her opposite foot, turn her hips, her shoulders, and then follow through with the baseball. Okay, throwing a lacrosse ball is actually very similar. So if Katelyn, with a lacrosse stick has the ball in her stick, she is going to bring her body side onto her target, this back elbow is going to be at about ninety degrees. This hand is what is different with a lacrosse stick. So she is going to bring her bottom hand down and across her body as she steps with her opposite foot, turns her hips, turns her shoulders, and as she throws she is going to follow through. So go ahead and throw it and bring this bottom hand across her body. One of the biggest things is using your top wrist as well to snap the ball. So there is going to be two actions on your stick. First your gonna have a pull with your bottom hand, a push and a snap with your top hand.  So those are some of the main components of throwing a lacrosse ball.
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Second 3 Sets of Siu Nim Tau Form | Wing Chun
Watch more How to Do Wing Chun videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/509898-Second-3-Sets-of-Siu-Nim-Tau-Form-Wing-Chun Okay, so now we're going to go over the second part of the Siu Nim Tau form, which is actually set four, five, and six of the form. So, assuming you're already doing the form, you're already in the stance, okay? Then we're going to start with the left gam-sau, then the right gam-sau, and then the hands go behind nice and tight and we do the back gam-sau, bring it in close tight to the back, and then to the front, and then the frontal gam-sau. From here, we go up and do the double arm lan-sau movement, and then we're gonna do fa-sau this way, and then back. What's very important and if we repeat the fa-sau movement here, is that the movement actually comes from the elbow and then extends out from the hands here. You don't want the movement to come from the shoulder, like this. The movement is actually the elbow, and then the hand comes out this way here, so it's like a piece of rattan or like a whip going out. And then, you come back. The right one is on top, then we bring the left one underneath - this is the double jam-sao, from there we go into double tok, which is the lifting hand motion, then comes the jut-sao, fuji-sao, longbridge gam-sao or chum kiu-gam-sao, and then tai-sao, circle, and withdraw the arms - that's the fourth set. And we go onto the fifth set, which is very short. We start with the left hand, side palm, back to the center. And then, we do the side lying palm, open, circle, huen-sao, and back. What's very important in this set, when you do the side palm, alright, is when you bring this back, to keep the elbow nice and low and to keep this in the center. You don't want to go past and open up your center line when you do this. You keep this here in the middle, and then you launch the palm from the elbow, open, and then circle as always. The sixth set of the form you go back starting with the left hand, we do tan-sao, directly like this. From here, we're gonna sink the elbow and shoulder into jam-sao. Now, the elbow is going to sweep out into what we call gwat-sao. After that comes lao-sao, which is a straight, straight scooping hand motion. Now, we're gonna have the circling hand, the elbow stays in place and then we do the low palm. What's very important with the low palm is that you land with the palm this way here, where you actually hit. Some students commonly make a mistake like this; you don't wanna hit with the edge of your thumb. You want to hit with the bottom of the palm. And then you open, circle, and then withdraw the arm. And then you repeat it again on the right side. Tan, jam, gwat, lau, huen, dai-chueng or low palm, huen-sao, and then hao-jarn or back elbow. And that's the second part of the form.
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6 Best Quarterback Qualities | Football Recruiting
Watch more College Football Recruiting videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/505276-6-Best-Quarterback-Qualities-Football-Recruiting You know, college coaches, it's a specialized sport in a lot of ways. It's an individual sport in a lot of ways. Kickers, punters, long snappers, quarterbacks is one of those positions on a football field that is a specialized position. In other words, you can videotape a quarterback on skills video, a one on one video, and learn a lot about the quarterback. So when a college coach is evaluating a quarterback, there's a couple things that are involved. One, his knowledge of the game. His play in a game. How he handles himself. And surprisingly, you may not know this, but on videotape you can get a feel for a quarterback's feel for the game. How he gets into the huddle. How he handles walking up to the center, or getting in that shotgun, or what he does after a play. And you know, Brett Favre was one of those guys who kind of had fun with the following through, the play action. You know, we learn stuff about you when you do things like that. That you are having fun with the game. Or that you care about all the little techniques of a game. All right? The quarterback position is as much moxie as it is technique. Now, I am not going to say that I know exactly what has to happen with your elbow, and your slot, and everything else where you, but I do know this. Your stride is important. If you over stride at your target, that ball is going to sail. Watch your feet. Work on your footwork. But the most important thing about a quarterback is accuracy. Accuracy. OK? If you're not accurate, doesn't matter how strong your arm is. Right? Throw on time. Understand the game. Understand the ropes. Arm strength is really important. OK? Be accurate. Throw on time. Arm strength. Let the quarterback coach teach you where he wants your elbow, and what he wants you to do with your off arm. Have good feet. Move. Be escape-able. You don't have to run for five. All right? Escape-ability. Accuracy. Arm strength. Confidence. Poise. Are important things to be a quarterback.
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How to Face Dodge | Women's Lacrosse
Embrace your Inner Laxhead with these Lacrosse Products: Warrior Torch Lacrosse Head (High School Spec): http://amzn.to/1MpSaKo STX FiddleSTX: http://amzn.to/1F10HB0 NFHS Certified Lacrosse Ball: http://amzn.to/1QfKVm1 Field Hockey/Lacrosse Backpack: http://amzn.to/1NuYXBi Hi-Vis Scrimmage Vest: http://amzn.to/1Nv0p6x “I'm a Lacrosse Coach Badass” Funny T Shirt: http://amzn.to/1W0WP7h Watch more How to Play Women's Lacrosse videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515323-How-to-Face-Dodge-Womens-Lacrosse Hi I'm Katie Crest Irvy and I'm the Assistant Lacrosse Coach at Columbia University. And I have with me Liz Kittleman Jackson Head Coach at Columbia University. Today I want to teach you how to Face Dodge. So a face dodge is a dodge used by attackers and what it is, the reason it's called a face dive is I'm going to pull my stick across my face in a way to bait Liz to go one way, I'm going to pull my stick back across my face and go by her. What's really important about this is that we coordinate our feet with our stick. And what I mean by that is when I come into this dodge I wanna drive this left foot forward as I bring my stick across my body. This is going to make Liz think that I'm actually going to my left. Okay my hips are going to turn slightly on a forty five degree angle, my shoulders are going to turn as if I'm actually going to run this way so that she has to step up to stop me and then very quickly I'm going to pull back, get around her and drive by her. One thing that's really important is that after I bait Liz and she bites, I want to get right around her and almost get back on the same line that I started on. So put her right on my back and get in front of her. If I don't do that Liz is able to step over. So if I go here and I come back very wide she is able to step back in front of me and then I have to do another dodge. So to review we want to coordinate our feet and our stick. Okay we really want to bait Liz by turning our body, our stick and our foot our weight going this way and then quickly pulling our stick back and then driving past her on that straight line that we started on. And that's how to Face Dodge.
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How to Do a Behind-the-Back Pass | Women's Lacrosse
Embrace your Inner Laxhead with these Lacrosse Products: Warrior Torch Lacrosse Head (High School Spec): http://amzn.to/1MpSaKo STX FiddleSTX: http://amzn.to/1F10HB0 NFHS Certified Lacrosse Ball: http://amzn.to/1QfKVm1 Field Hockey/Lacrosse Backpack: http://amzn.to/1NuYXBi Hi-Vis Scrimmage Vest: http://amzn.to/1Nv0p6x “I'm a Lacrosse Coach Badass” Funny T Shirt: http://amzn.to/1W0WP7h Watch more How to Play Women's Lacrosse videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515345-How-to-Do-a-BehindtheBack-Pass-Womens-Lacrosse Hi, I'm Katie Chrest Erbe, assistant lacrosse coach at Columbia University. I'm here with Caitlyn Jackson of Game Day Lacrosse. And we're going to teach you how to do a behind-the-back pass, which is actually one of my favorite parts of the game. So, a behind-the-back pass is pretty fancy but it's also pretty practical and effective if you are in the right position. So, the first thing that you'll notice about Caitlyn when she goes to do a behind-the-back pass, and one of the ways you can teach this in a more basic way is by having the player stand side-on to their partner to start out with. Caitlyn is going to drop her hands down in front of her and then she's literally going to drive her hands back, straight back, and up,  so her hands will kind of be in this position. And at the same time that she drives her hands up and back she's going to rotate her shoulders around and release the ball. Okay? So, again, my hands drop down. I want to drive my stick straight out from behind me. So if my parter is there, I'm driving it straight out so that the butt end would still pointing at my target. and then I am going to rotate my shoulders a little bit and I'm going to pull with this hand and I am going to push down with my bottom hand actually. So I'm going to go here and I'm just bring it behind my back, hence the reason's it's called behind-the-back. So, one common mistake is that kids get a little bit scared and they bring it in front of them and so you really want to encourage them to bring it behind their back and even allow them to snap it so that the stick would hit their shoulder here or their arm. That's a great way to teach it, but eventually you want to get to the point where your stick is not making contact with your body. So, as you advance in this, you can turn your body straight on. So, it really teaches your players how to use their torso in their game and how to use their torso in this particular pass. So, what I would do, is I would pivot my left foot, so I really want to be able to turn my hips side-on but keep my feet straight-on. So, I would turn this back foot, turn my hips, drive my hands out behind me, and a quick push-pull to my partner. So I want to be able to stand straight-on to Caitlyn, turn my hips and shoulders and really make this motion very quickly. So, this again, would be as you get more and more advanced in this skill. So, that's how you do a behind-the-back.
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How to Make a Balloon Swan | Balloon Animals
Watch more How to Make Balloon Animals videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/454076-How-to-Make-a-Balloon-Swan-Balloon-Animals Hi, I'm Jonas Cain, and I'm here at the Veritas Theater at the beautiful Elms College in Chickapea, Massachusetts. I am a magician and a balloon sculptor, having performed and provided entertainment solutions for many, many years. Visit my website at www.jonascain.com. And today, I'm going to be talking about making balloon animals. I'm going to show you how to make a swan. To make the swan you blow up the balloon leaving about a four inch tail at the end. At the end with the nozzle you'll make a three inch bubble, pinch and twist. Hold that in place. Now I'm going to make a bubble about double that size. So you can hold it against your body, measure a three inch bubble and a six inch, pinch and twist. Now you're going to make a bubble the exact same size, and a quick way to do that is to bring them together like this, pinch and twist where it meets. So now you've made the same size bubble and locked it in place. Now I'm going to make another bubble about that same size, pinch and twist. Now you're going to bring this bubble inside the space in between. To do that, very carefully bring it up and insert it here, and push it through very carefully. And that gives us the tail and the body of the swan. Now to make the head, this is kind of fun. You're going to take this tail part of the balloon and bring it down here. You're going to hold it in place with your thumb right here. Now you're going to squeeze gently. And when you do that, watch what happens. Re-position the head. That gives us the neck and the head of the balloon swan. ...And do the ear twist... Sometimes they pop! Let's try that again.
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2 Defensive Drills | Women's Lacrosse
Embrace your Inner Laxhead with these Lacrosse Products: Warrior Torch Lacrosse Head (High School Spec): http://amzn.to/1MpSaKo STX FiddleSTX: http://amzn.to/1F10HB0 NFHS Certified Lacrosse Ball: http://amzn.to/1QfKVm1 Field Hockey/Lacrosse Backpack: http://amzn.to/1NuYXBi Hi-Vis Scrimmage Vest: http://amzn.to/1Nv0p6x “I'm a Lacrosse Coach Badass” Funny T Shirt: http://amzn.to/1W0WP7h Watch more How to Play Women's Lacrosse videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515320-2-Defensive-Drills-Womens-Lacrosse Liz: Hi, my name is Liz Kittleman Jackson. I'm the head Lacrosse Coach at Columbia University. I'm here with Katie Chrest Erbe our Assistant Coach at Columbia and Kaitlyn Jackson with GameDay Lacrosse. Today we're going to talk about 2 key defensive drills to help you become a great defender. A really important aspect of defense is footwork. Most coaches will suggest that you get a ladder and you spend as much time on it as possible. This drill is great for working on your footwork, not allowing your attacker to get past you. So, Katie would be approaching the line and Kaitlyn is going to make sure that she's moving her feet as quickly as possible from side to side so that Katie can not pass the line. That's a perfect example of how we play defense, you're not letting the attacker get past you. Another great really basic standard defensive drill are 1V1's. You've got to be a good 1V1 defender to be a helpful part of the defensive unit. So, great drill as the attacker starts with the ball, typically off a pass, she comes in, the defender reads her, breaks her feet down, making contact and keeping her in the direction that she wants her to go. So, those are 2 great drills to work on your defense. They can be done anywhere and especially the 1V1's should be practiced from every point of the 8 meter.
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How to Do the 3-Card Spread Reading | Tarot Cards
Unlock the mysteries of Tarot: The Complete Guide to the Tarot: http://amzn.to/1Pj0Div The Tarot Bible: The Definitive Guide to the Cards: http://amzn.to/1LlxTzz Chakra Wisdom Oracle Cards: http://amzn.to/1hrj3zE The Essential Tarot Kit: Book and Card Set: http://amzn.to/1ZdkUu5 The Rider Tarot Deck Cards: http://amzn.to/1OmCOXQ Watch more How to Read Tarot Cards videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515592-How-to-Do-the-3Card-Spread-Reading-Tarot-Cards Hello, I'm Helen Goldberg and I welcome you to a from a school of oracles. This segment is about a very important card reading that everyone can easily learn to do and that is a vast importance to anyone's personal process. It's the three card cluster or the three card reading. It's based on the three figures on the lovers card which as you might remember, the lovers is ruled by Gemini which indicates that this is not only a card of love but it is a mandala of consciousness. The man on the right represents the self conscious mind. That's our every day thinking mind. It's the one that gathers information, that interprets our experience and the one you're most familiar with that's chattering all day long. The woman on the left. She represents the subconscious. She's our feeling nature, our emotional nature. The subconscious is everything we have deep inside us in memory, in habit, and what we know intuitively. The angel above them both is the  super conscious mind and this will be the highest card in the reading. It's who you think you are. As often times who you think you are is very much what you think God is or what you think the define is and nothing influences our experience in this world like our own conception of our self. You know how some people go around saying "I'm unlovable, nobody likes me" and sure enough, nobody likes them. But the people go around can say "I am so lovable. I have friends wherever I go. I can always make friends" and sure enough, they do. Or how distinctive  Henry Ford said it when he said "whether you think you can, whether you think you can't, you're right" By thinking about our self is everything. The first card down of the three is always the center one, always the angel. Why? Because we're also following the position of the pattern of the top three seferat on the tree of life. Kehter, hakma, and benaugh. The divine, the great father, and the great mother. The super conscious mind, the self conscious mind, and the sub conscious mind and together the three are a portrait of you. Before we started this layout because time is very short in these segments. I asked a friend of mine. A young man who lives nearby and I asked him to do a mix these cards and we haven't seen them yet. He asked a question that these cards loves most and what this particular reading loves to answer most, which is, tell me what you think I ought to know about myself right now. Because to understand your claim of identity and how your self conscious mind sees it and what's going on in the sub conscious mind is of utmost importance.   We did the, in order to shuffle these and obtain these, we moved the card round and round the table. I had to make them into a pack. Shuffle them for a time. He was quite good at it but you know you can shuffle any way you like and then he cut the cards, once in half and I took the bottom of the cut and dealt off the top of it. Card number one, card number two, card number three. Let's see what he's got. When you turn them over, remember, always turn them over from the side. So, that you can have them exactly the way the cards put them down. Oh, two upright and a star. We've got two cards that are Earth. We've got one card that is Air. Air and Earth have a little chaffing. Just like Fire and Water have a little chaffing, but more importantly, the card in the center is upright. He is thinking about work. He is thinking about change. Look at him. He's identifying with the fact that he is masterful because the three of pentacles, Lord of material works is upright and he's thinking of change. We read about those pages or look at our segments on pages. They are great change cards. This man is entering a new phase of life but down in the subconscious, the star, such an important meditation card, is reversed. Upright cards are evolutionary and filled with faith and going forward. Reverse cards have fear in them and the energy is blocked. Maybe he is blocked in mediation. Maybe he hasn't really developed the quest in himself because the stars about the quest. Maybe he needs to follow his inner star. He knows that change is coming. He feels that he is getting masterful in his work and he's called to do something. But the star reversed. Maybe he is being a little wishy washy about it. Maybe he's seeking his goals or his d
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How to Fake a Shot | Women's Lacrosse
Embrace your Inner Laxhead with these Lacrosse Products: Warrior Torch Lacrosse Head (High School Spec): http://amzn.to/1MpSaKo STX FiddleSTX: http://amzn.to/1F10HB0 NFHS Certified Lacrosse Ball: http://amzn.to/1QfKVm1 Field Hockey/Lacrosse Backpack: http://amzn.to/1NuYXBi Hi-Vis Scrimmage Vest: http://amzn.to/1Nv0p6x “I'm a Lacrosse Coach Badass” Funny T Shirt: http://amzn.to/1W0WP7h Watch more How to Play Women's Lacrosse videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515349-How-to-Fake-a-Shot-Womens-Lacrosse Hi Katie Chrest-Irvey. I'm an assistant lacrosse coach at Columbia University. This is Liz Kittlemen-Jackson[?]. She is the head coach at Columbia, and Caitlin Jackson with Game Day lacrosse, and I am going to teach you how to fake a shot today.  So this is a very useful skill and something that makes an attacker or someone who's going to shoot the ball a really effective shooter. The ability to kind of make the goalie get off of her line and kind of bite on a fake allows you to have more space to put the ball when you're going to shoot.  So faking is actually less about your stick than it is about your body. So what I mean by that is essentially what you want to do is you want to mimic all the actions that you would do if you were actually going to shot the ball. So if I were going to shoot the ball, I would turn my hips, turn my shoulders, and my stick would come through this like this. So I'm going to move my body in the motion that I would if I were shooting. I might even use my head to kind of throw that goalie off. So as I'm going, or as you can see these guys doing, they're going to rotate their shoulders around. They're going to act like they're actually throwing the ball, and then they're going to quickly get their stick back into position to take that shot.  So one thing that they're not doing is they're not bringing their stick out in front of them because if they bring their stick all the way around in front of them, the goalie then has this much time to get back into position. As you bring your stick back, she has time to get back into position to block that shot.   Another way to fake a shot is by changing your level. And so if you watch Caitlin, one thing she might do is drop her stick down low, making the goalie think that she's just going to put it in on the lower part of the cage. Then she's going to bring her shoulders back up and her hands back up and take that overhand shot. So she might fake a side arm shot, but come back over the top for an overhand shot. Likewise, she can fake high and then come back and roll it past that goalie. So if she were to take the ball, fake like she was going to go high, and then around that goalie, put it back in the goal. Good. So those are some different ways you can fake a shot.
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How to Animate Eyelids Blinking | Stop Motion
Watch more How to Do Stop Motion Animation videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/514874-How-to-Animate-Eyelids-Blinking-Stop-Motion We have our clay face. We are going to animate the clay face to blink. And what we do to make the character blink is take some clay. It can be the same color as the clay you're already using or a different color. We're using the same color here. And I create a little series of shapes here, two half-moon shapes for the half eyelids, and then two full flat circle shapes for when the eye is fully covered with the lid. And we'll take a few pictures of our guy just as he is. Maybe adjust an eyebrow a little bit. Adjust the mouth. It's nice to, even if very subtly, keep your character alive. Little moves. And now we'll go in for the blink. And we'll start with the half eyelid. Rather than just drop an eyelid over the top of the eye, we'll take a moment here and let it. Picture of the half eyelid. We'll remove the half eyelids. We'll go to the full eyelids. Sometimes you'll find it's a little bit big. You want to reduce the size of your eyelid to fit just over the eye. You don't want to see any of that eye sticking out from the eyelid. You just want it to be covered enough. You also want to press it on so it looks to be covering the eye, but you don't want to push it in so far that it becomes difficult to remove. Full eyelids take a moment. It will be a longer blink. We'll remove those full lids. We'll go back to half lids, and that one. And then we'll go back to our fellow wide-eyed. And we'll give him a quick little turn of his eyes after his blink. Sometimes it will take you a little while to execute something in stop motion. It does take a lot of patience and focus, but I think you'll find it's worth it. And there is our blink. That's just one more wonderful thing you can do with your clay face.
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