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How to Take a Penalty Kick

By Online Soccer Academy 10/18/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Aim for inside of the post but not too close to the post to give you some room to be a bit off target wide and still have the ball go in the side netting.

The Basics of Olympic Swimming Rules

By Mat Luebbers, ThoughtCo. 10/11/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Backstroke swimmers must be "belly-up" whenever they are swimming, with one exception (on their way into a turn). 

The Penalty Kick Rules Revealed

By Soccer Training Guide 10/09/2018, 12:00pm CDT

You can see the penalty kick as a form of direct free kick which means that a goal may be scored directly from it. If no goal is scored the game continues on as usual.

Gymnastics Tips: Six Moves for Beginners

By Marketinia 10/05/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Starting from a tall stance, the cartwheel begins with one foot positioned in front of the other. The gymnast begins by reaching down with both hands and placing them side-by-side next to the front leg.

How to Kick Field Goals

By Scott Sisson, Field Goal Kicker 10/01/2018, 12:00pm CDT

The bottom line was that ‘control’ became key in soccer-style kicking. Field goal kickers were much better able to ‘feel’ the ball on the foot when using the instep rather than the toe.

Top 10 Tips for Starting Out in Archery

By The Real Buzz 09/12/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Learning to safely shoot a bow and arrow takes only a few minutes, and with proper instruction most people can hit the center of an archery target from a reasonable distance within a few tries.

The Fencing Fight

By The Real Buzz 09/07/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Lights - A red or green light means that a hit has landed on a valid target area. The light on the side of the fencers who scored the hit lights up, and the referee then awards the hit.

Boxing Tatics for Beginners

By The Real Buzz 09/05/2018, 12:00pm CDT

A large part of a fight may be won by simply avoiding your opponent’s punches and tiring him out.

Basketball Players' Positions

By The Real Buzz 08/30/2018, 12:00pm CDT

In defense, the center will take on shot blocking and rebound duties. They are often called the ‘big man’ or ‘post player.’

Basic American Football Rules

By The Real Buzz 08/28/2018, 12:00pm CDT

To a newcomer, American football can look overly complex. However, the fundamentals of the game are easy to understand and follow.

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