The United Spinal Association presents this instructional video on how to play wheelchair softball. This is live from Shea Stadium in New York. This is an adapted sport for with adaptations for 16 slow pitch softball. Classification is similar to wheelchair basketball. One quadrapelegic must be in the line up at all times. You usually play in a vacant parking lot.
This video demonstrates various methods of self-defense both from in and out of a wheelchair. This video shows the takedown defense.
Just because you are bound to a wheelchair doesn't mean you can't do cool tricks. Follow along with this how-to video as Dr. Ernest W. Johnson, Professor Emeritus of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The Ohio State University, instructs you on how to do a wheelie in a wheelchair. Wheelies are great for going up and down curbs. There are three steps do doing one, lean back, come forward and up. You can even do a 360 left or right wheelie once you master the basic technique.
This video demonstrates some advantages and limitations of sticks when using it as a weapon and when faced with an attacker with a stick.
This video demonstrates are few striking techniques both in an out of the wheelchair with and without weapons.
Handcycling is a great way for people with disabilities to exercise and lead an active lifestyle. Learn about handcycling in this free handcycle video from a Paralympic athlete.
Extreme wheelchair athlete Aaron Fotheringham recently landed the world's first wheelchair double backflip at a skate park in Pennsylvania on August 26, 2010.
Ade Adepitan who plays for the Great Britain wheelchair basketball team, shows you how to maneuver your way around the court. The most impressive technique involves just hip action, leaving the hands free for dribbling, shooting and defense. Maneuver on the court in a wheelchair.
Learn how to do one of many wheelchair tricks and stunts created by Christian Bagg (a born and raised daredevil who didn't let being in a wheelchair get in the way). In this video he shows us how to go down steps forward in a wheelchair. This is an advanced trick so make sure you have spotters when you practice. Go down steps forward in a wheelchair.
Amazing how the wheelchair-bound can insanely kick ass at extreme sports. Check it out Urlesque's selection of some of the web's greatest extreme wheelchair-ers. Previously, Kick Ass in a Wheelchair.
Erik at Not-Me.org is a rare spirit. He's committed to helping people protect themselves. His non-profit studio in Massachusetts focuses on training at-risk individuals in self-defense.
Impress your friends and family by doing wheelchair tricks such as wheelies! Learn how, plus get tips and advice from an expert balance artist, in this free extreme sport stunts video series. Do wheelchair tricks - Part 1 of 15.
When Martha Stewart's daughter, Alexis, was a young girl, her favorite pie was the sweet potato pie from a restaurant down the street. But as Alexis got older, she started not enjoying the overly sweet taste. In an effort to still enjoy her favorite pie, she adapted the recipe.
Whether you're a fan of the creamy, soft texture of bananas or not, banana cream pies generally make everyone a banana fan with its luscious whipped topping and gently souffled center.
A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to turn a car key with his body powered prosthetic hook. This adapted equipment video is helpful for handicapped, disabled or individuals whom have lost limbs due to amputation. He's using a prosthetic arm outfitted with a hook to start the ignition of his car.
The fashion world isn't exactly known for sending looks down the runway that are immediately wearable. But one of the hottest hairstyles we saw on the Fall/Winter 2010 runways was this cinched back locks look, a la Marion Cotillard to a recent premiere.
After 12 years Starcraft 2 is finally here to blow your mind. If you're looking for help with the game, you've come to the right place. We have tons of videos about how to do just about everything in the game. We have strategies for winning campaign and multiplayer games. We have guides to using the immensely powerful level editor. We'll even teach you how to build a Terran Barracks out of Legos. This video will show you how to build an effective and diverse army of Terran units that utilizes...
YouTube keeps coming up with new awesome Easter Eggs to put in their video player, and we love them for it. This one might be the best yet, especially if you're connection isn't great and you find yourself waiting for videos to load a lot. You now can play Snake, the oft-adapted PC classic, in the player window for any YouTube video without ads or annotations. This video will show you how to get started quickly and easily. Now you can waste even more time on YouTube then before!
Want to play Bobby Darin's "Beyond the Sea" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than running drills or memorizing a chord book by wrote, it's obviously also a wonderful way to build your repertory of songs. For m...
Before there was digital music and fancy computers and music software, people use to employ the power of the electric color organ (now more commonly known as the "light organ") to add some visuals in sync with their music. MAKE shows you how to build your own sound-to-like circuit— your very own light organ!
Check out this music tutorial video that demonstrates how to play a simple guitar boogie in G. This instructional video provides fret diagrams and live action to show how to play a simple boogie in G. This video is aimed at budding fingerstyle guitar players, but can be adapted to a pick. Advanced beginners are also encouraged to watch and learn. Play a simple guitar boogie in G and improve your guitar playing skills!
An amputee shows the way to tie shoe laces with one hand or one arm. He has no prosthetic help meaning he doesn't use a hook. This can be a huge challenge in life for persons with missing limbs or in need of adapted living situations. Shoelaces are tough enough with two hands, let alone one. This is a great first hand account of the strategy in tying one's shoes without a prosthetic. This is an adaptive equipment tutorial for handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost limbs to amputa...
The boomerang wielding Nomad is good at both ranged stun attacks and crowd control, and can be adapted to fit a variety of play styles. Here's how to integrate Nomad into your own team matches when you play Bloodline Champions.
In this how-to video, you'll learn how to use the NetBeans IDE, version 6.0, to create a Ruby on Rails web application that searches for photos on Flickr using their public API. This example is adapted from the famous Ruby on Rails example and highlights the upcoming Ruby support in NetBeans.
Here is a brief outline of how to organize an effective argument essay. This structure can be adapted to your needs and follows IELTS essay writing guidelines.
Everything is so much cuter - and tastier - in edible form. Take dogs, for instance. Whether you miniaturize them to top a cupcake or make them out of buttercream to top your cake, they becomes instruments of decoration and pleasure once they get adapted to cakes.
Curtis Smith, Extension Horticulturist with Southwest Yard and Garden, and Rick Hobson of Rowlands Nursery, demonstrate how to pick out orchids for your home. Dendrobium Phalaenopsis orchids are very graceful with its long spray and is a very popular orchid. They make great starter orchids because they are easy to grow. They will bloom year after year. They come in a variety of shades and petal broadness. Phalaenopsis Hybrids are also successful plants to grow in the home. They will bloom fro...
In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to use a control adaptor to provide different renderings for an ASP.NET server control without actually changing the control itself. In this video, an ASP.NET BulletList control will be adapted to display each list item horizontally using div elements instead of the traditional ul elements. First, see how to create a class that inherits WebControlAdaptor and then implements the code to render the new list format. Next, learn how to map the new ...
Lamberts Downtown Barbecue in Austin, Texas, is famous for their smoked coffee-rubbed brisket. Chef Lou Lambert has adapted the recipe for the home kitchen by roasting the brisket rather than smoking it. Easy to assemble and cook, this brisket packs amazing flavor and can be served warm or at room temperature. The coffee rub, carrots and onions add sweetness and depth to the slow-cooked meat. The rub is equally good on chicken, pork tenderloin or ribs.
This tutorial shows you how to make almond-crusted salmon with strawberry sauce. This colorful and creative almond-crusted salmon with strawberry sauce recipe was adapted from one made by Chef Alex Araizaga at the Historic Santa Maria Inn in Santa Maria, CA. Strawberries are the major crop in that area of California, and here they are wonderful used in a savory salmon dish.
This mild Santa Maria-style salsa recipe is adapted from one by Susan Righetti, an authority on the cuisine of California's central coast. Susan calls Santa Maria-style salsa, "the ketchup" of the Santa Maria valley, since it's always served along side the area's famous barbecued beef.
The banjo is a stringed musical instrument that's been adapted from several African instruments. Learn more about the banjo and chord progressions with expert tips in this free video series.
The ability of one microbe to adapt is giving it a whole new career as a sexually transmitted disease. Usually content with the back of the throat and nose of those who carry it, the dangerous pathogen Neisseria meningitidis has adapted to cause an illness that looks a lot like gonorrhea.
A modern iPhone is capable of running sophisticated, exquisitely-rendered games that rival titles on current-generation consoles. However, there is some value in classic video game titles, whether you grew up playing games on the Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System, and Sega Genesis or not.
Cats give us so much—companionship, loyalty, love... and now the bird flu. Several weeks ago, a veterinarian from the Animal Care Centers of New York City's Manhattan shelter caught H7N2 from a sick cat. According to a press release from the NYC Health Department on December 22, "The illness was mild, short-lived, and has resolved." This isn't the first time cats have passed infections on to humans, but it is the first time they passed on the bird flu—avian flu H7N2, to be exact.
Stephen Loidolt demonstrates block printing techniques in this how-to video. These methods can be adapted for use on either cloth or paper. Follow along with the steps in this video printmaking tutorial and learn how to make your own custom crafts.
This is a step by step on how to slow dance with a partner that is parapelegic, meaning they are paralyzed from the waste down. This is an adapted dance that is perfect for couple that have disabilities or a handicapped. Hand placement and speed is important to keeping you upright and steady.
Learn how to use the phrase "get used to" in English. "Get used to" expresses that you have adapted or become accustomed to something you may or may not like. At first you don't like something, then you "get used to it."
Homemade vegetable soup isn't just satisfying, it's healthy, too. Watch how to whip up a batch of this tasty soup from scratch. You will need: olive oil, chopped vegetables, salt, thyme, oregano, water and vegetable bouillon. The beauty of this soup is that it can be adapted to whatever ingredients that you happen to have on hand.
Put down that cigarette and save yourself your money (and even your life) with The Swish Pattern method! This can even be adapted to learn how to quit any of those bad habits like biting your nails or even be used to shed a few pounds. You first visualize yourself and what you do when before you indulge in your bad habit (called the queue image). Then you think about yourself free of that habit and how you wish you could be. Now when you get the urge to smoke/eat/etc... Make the ideal image "...