This video goes over the first seven basic moves with the sai known as hojo-undo group 1. The second part of the tutorial gives a more in-depth explaination of the 7 moves.
Exercises specific to the sai, and the proper way to handle the sai are covered in this tutorial.
This video is an introduction to the sai, with historical background and proper size selection. If you want to learn how to use the sai, then you should start by watching this video before purchasing them.
This video shows you how to execute the second group of basic moves (sai hojo-undo) - these include the in-depth explanations, too.
This video explains the striking points on the body and proper technique for throwing the sai.
Is your bag of tricks missing a certain essential je-ne-sais-quoi? This free video magic lesson will teach you how to perform a world-class "clock" card illusion, a trick which involves no sleight of hand whatsoever. For a complete overview of this card trick, including step-by-step instructions on how to perform it yourself, watch this magician's guide.
This tutorial goes over how to perform ni-cho zai. This kata utilizes 2 zai (sais), and the video includes the bunkai, or step-by-step analysis.
San-cho zai is kata with three sai. This two part video shows you how to perform san-cho zai and then gives a more detailed explaination or analysis (called bunkai).
In this martial arts video series, learn how to train with the Japanese Sai from 3rd degree Black Belt Michael Lewis. Michael will demonstrate Sai fighting techniques such as how to use a Sai to block a bo staff strike, how to block and counter strike with a Sai, how to use a Sai disarm an opponent armed with a bo staff and an opponent armed with an escrima stick, and how to use a Sai to block and disarm an opponent with a katana blade.
Curtis Smith and Jim Sais describe how to choose pansies, chrysanthemums and asters. Pansies are very small plants and they come in different varieties and sizes such as dancing bears . The face of the pansies is very exact and the right fertilizer will cause them to grow successfully. Amended soil will work best for pansies. Chrysanthemums are spectacular plants and they can be used in containers as well. They signify a fair well to summer. When they are finished blooming, you should be able...
The YouTube app will default to 480p playback when you first open a video. It's supposed to switch to your screen resolution a few seconds in, but this isn't always the case. The regular YouTube app doesn't let you change this behavior, but like most things with Android, there is still a way.
Most people are familiar with the fact that vinegar adds sourness to a dish, in varying degrees from light acidity to puckering acid. However, vinegar can also be used in lieu of salt when seasoning the final touches to sauces, soups, and stews.
Casting Angelina Jolie as Maleficent was a no-brainer on Disney's part. No one else could project beauty, elegance, and fear simultaneously just like the animated villain in Sleeping Beauty did. But what sets the character apart from other evil witches, or any other Disney character for that matter, is the sinister, yet gorgeous-looking horns and headdress. And with news that a Maleficent sequel is currently in the works, this will surely be a great Halloween costume this year.
Well fret not, frantic dinner party hosts! In this video series, learn how to fold napkins in a variety of fancy, fun, elegant and eclectic ways. Our expert will show you step-by-step napkin folding techniques that’ll you can learn in a few minutes. No guests have arrived yet, so with 20 minutes to spare, watch a few video clips and get some good housekeeping tips on how to liven up your place settings. Remember: it’s the details that count. A specially-folded napkin is sure to add that je ne...
Go to a chain supermarket, and chances are you'll see one type of garlic—maybe two or three if you're lucky. However, there's a mouthwatering slew of Allium sativum out there, far beyond those papery white bulbs most of us encounter at the nearest Stop 'n' Shop.
This street vendor cooking how-to video demonstrates two very simple, different versions of Pad Thai, but that's not all. The possibilities are endless when it comes to Pad Thai--you can use your imagination to tweak the recipe to your own taste. Here, the first version uses boiled chantaboon rice stick noodles, and white vinegar with black soy sauce as the main sauces. The second version, Pad Thai without noodles (Pad Thai Mai Sai Sen) is quite popular. We also have our own favorite version ...
There's no doubt about it, we all owe a great debt to one Reverend Elijah Craig and his invention of one of the most delicious and intoxicating (no pun intended) drinks known to man—bourbon whiskey, a sweet mix of corn, rye and barley malt. But we also owe respect to T'sai Lun and Johannes Gutenberg, because without them there would be no means to print the signature Wild Turkey Bourbon ads seen below.