How To: Use squash terminology

As a strategic and active racquet sport, squash has its own unique terminology to denote a number of shots and situations. Learn about squash terms, including a number of shots, court terms, and others in this free video from a squash instructor.

How To: Gain court speed for squash

Don't let your teammate suck the fun out playing squash. Watch this how to video tutorial and learn how to gain some court speed. These squash playing tips will have you scoring up the points. Learn lunge, leg, seated, and upper body stretches perfect for playing squash.

How To: Grip a racquet properly for playing squash

Don't let your teammate suck the fun out playing squash. Watch this how to video tutorial and learn how to grip your racquet properly. These racquet gripping tips are sure to score you some points. Watch and learn how use the backhand and sword fighting grip. Don't' forget that proper stand is also important.

How To: Grip a squash racquet with your thumb and index finger

If you have ever been curious about playing squash, watch this how to video. This is a quick squash playing tutorial that shows you how to properly hold a squash racquet. Properly gripping a racket involves the precise positioning of your thumb and index finger. So watch and learn how to start playing squash like a professional.

How To: Practice the backhand stroke for squash

If you have ever been curious about playing squash, watch this how to video. This is a quick squash playing tutorial that shows you the proper way to do the backhand stroke. This squash stroke involves a square shoulder, cocked wrist and the racquet out from the body at an eighty degree angle.

How To: Practice the forehand stroke for playing squash

If you have ever been curious about playing squash, watch this how to video. This is a quick squash playing tutorial that shows you the proper way to do the forehand stroke. This squash stroke involves properly holding the the racquet at shoulder height, dropping the forearm and holding the line on the ball.

How To: Use fancy footwork to play squash

If you have ever been curious about playing squash, watch this how to video. This is a quick squash playing tutorial that shows you two basics footwork techniques. This first is the forehand technique which has three main patterns: front left, mid court, and back court. This video also goes over front right, mid court and back court backhand squash techniques.

How To: Pressure your opponent in squash with the Volley

If you want to win a squash match, watch this how to video. This is a quick squash playing tutorial that shows you how to use the Volley to put pressure on your opponent. The Volley gives your sports buddy less time on the ball, allowing you to win. You can master this sport with a firm wrist, compact swing and a square shoulder. Watch and learn.

How To: The Easiest Way to Prep, Peel, & Cube a Butternut Squash for Your Favorite Fall Recipes

Fall is the season of obnoxious food trends. You can't go out to eat or to the grocery store without seeing something pumpkin spice- or candy corn-flavored. Less annoying, but equally prevalent is the butternut squash. For the next several months, we will be pelted with recipes for butternut squash soup, butternut squash risotto, stuffed butternut squash... and the list goes on. Butternut squash is everywhere. But how many people actually know how to prep the stuff?

How To: Use Chayote Squash for Fries, Salad, Pie, & More

Several years ago, I moved to Brooklyn, New York, just outside a Spanish neighborhood. It was here that I was introduced to chayote. Fast-forward to present day: I live in Los Angeles and buy several chayote squash a week to cook with—yes, I said several. It's so versatile and healthy! For the uninitiated, chayote (chai-YOH-tee) is a light green squash shaped like a pear originating from central Mexico. Although it's considered a fruit, chayote is a member of the Cucurbitaceous (gourd) family...

How To: Make spaghetti squash on a budget

In this quick 2½-minute video Sean and Cathy are making spaghetti squash into a vegetarian dish with a hint of Italian. This a great video for you health cautions diners, it is also great for anyone on a budget looking to make a unique and simply delectable dish for you and your guest to enjoy.

How To: Make spaghetti squash with sausage for a funky dish

The Kitchen at Wolfpack Ranch shows how to make an unusual dish using spaghetti squash, brats and potato sausage. Spaghetti squashes can be difficult to open, but it is a lot easier if you cook it in the microwave for a few minutes before cutting in half with a large knife. Remove the seeds from the middle of the squash. Boil the sausages and brats in some water. Put some butter, water and a little salt in the squash and cover before microwaving. Take your sausages and brown them in a pan on ...

How To: Properly prepare & cook spaghetti squash

There are many ways to prepare spaghetti squash but this video takes your through a quick and easy method. First, pierce your squash with a fork and microwave it on a microwave-safe dish. Note that you should microwave the squash for an average of five minutes per pound. In this video, the cook is using a 3 pound squash so she microwaves her squash for 15 minutes. After it's done cooking, allow the squash to cool and cut it in half to remove the seeds. Now you are left with the squash flesh. ...

How To: Cook spaghetti squash in your microwave

This video shows the method to cook spaghetti squash in the microwave. Take a winter squash and punch some holes in it with a knife. Put it in the microwave for 20 minutes. After every five minutes, take the squash out and turn it after checking whether it is cooked or not. You can also take a crock pot with couple of cups of water and put the squash in it for 6 to 9 hours. After this, cut the squash along its length. Use the spaghetti lifter and remove the seeds. Now take out the spaghetti w...

How To: Make spaghetti squash for beginners

This video shows you how to make spaghetti squash. When cooked properly, the squash will separate into spaghetti like strands. If the squash has a cooking instructions label, just ignore it. Cooking it upside down in water tends to leach out the flavors. Cut the squash in half long ways and scrape out the seeds in the center. Use heavy duty foil and wrap it up completely. Heat your oven to 375 and place your squash on a sheet pan. Roast it for about an hour to an hour and fifteen minutes depe...

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