What are the basics of your favorite sport? (Weekly Topic Inspiration)

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  1. Simone Smith profile image93
    Simone Smithposted 7 years ago

    What are the basics of your favorite sport? (Weekly Topic Inspiration)

    Don’t know what to write about this week? Why not explain your favorite sport to someone who has never played it! Whether your interest is in flag football, jousting, table tennis, or luging, you have a lot of helpful expertise that can be shared with absolute newbies. Stop by our forum thread for search-friendly title ideas and community support: http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/91644

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  2. billericky profile image68
    billerickyposted 7 years ago

    Twenty two men running around a field kicking a round air filled object into a net.

    This was the basic information my missus said when I was going to watch the football.

    Please note, I have omitted the thirty two cuss words that were intermingled with the sentence that she originally said.

  3. hockeylady profile image61
    hockeyladyposted 7 years ago

    In my favourite sport.  It's ten men on skates chasing a rubber disc along a sheet of ice trying to put it in the opposing team's net.

  4. Grant's World profile image82
    Grant's Worldposted 7 years ago

    A beginners guide to bodybuilding. Learn how to build muscle. Bodybuilding for beginners. read more

  5. teyeger82 profile image76
    teyeger82posted 7 years ago

    This hub enlightens those who have never been exposed to the sport of wrestling, especially mothers of wrestlers. read more

  6. stephhicks68 profile image89
    stephhicks68posted 7 years ago

    Learn about pickleball, an outdoor game similar to table tennis, played on a badminton court with paddles and a whiffle ball.  Rules of the game, a description of the court and pickleball equipment and lots of resources for people looking for places to play, including leagues and tournaments. read more

  7. alissaroberts profile image92
    alissarobertsposted 7 years ago

    After signing your child up for T-Ball or Coach Pitch, you may be wondering what kind of equipment your beginning ball player will need. Here is a helpful list to ensure a successful first ball season for your child. read more

  8. Melovy profile image97
    Melovyposted 7 years ago

    Most people have heard of the “dive reflex,” which apparently means that babies are born able to swim. But there is more to the dive reflex than most of us assume, and some of its effects may not be what you would want for your baby. If you are thinking about teaching a young baby to swim read this article first. read more

  9. Cliff Mendrez profile image87
    Cliff Mendrezposted 7 years ago

    Have you ever wondered about the origin of the butt slap? When did it begin? Who started this strange antic? Well, sorry but I'm asking those questions myself. But if you want to learn the art of butt slapping, read on my friend. read more

  10. Lindy's World profile image71
    Lindy's Worldposted 7 years ago

    What youth Travel Hockey is all about. read more

  11. Attikos profile image75
    Attikosposted 7 years ago

    A pair of boots, a backpack, a car that will get me to roadhead ...

  12. CeeGunn profile image80
    CeeGunnposted 7 years ago

    Jousting is a competitive sport between armored riders on horses, who use a large lance to charge at each other at high speed.  Not much is actually known about the rules of Medieval jousting tournaments. General ideas can be gleaned from the... read more

  13. DzyMsLizzy profile image94
    DzyMsLizzyposted 7 years ago

    Introduction to the basics of in-line skating for fun and exercise. read more

  14. JanHeath profile image72
    JanHeathposted 7 years ago

    A brief introduction to the sport of rogaining including an explanation of the types of rogaining, historical origins and contacts for further informnation. read more

  15. GmaGoldie profile image75
    GmaGoldieposted 7 years ago

    Water sports are often more fun with a swim board. Body boards, kick boards and aquatic noodles have been very popular in the marketplace. Of course, they all stem from the grandfather of all boards, the surf board. There is a new swim board on the market, made especially for the swimming pool. Here is a beginner's guide to understanding this small, blue, buoyant tool called the EZ Swimmer. The sea horse is just like a balance ball in the water yet the EZ Swimmer offers much more. Check out... read more

  16. Eight8Consulting profile image57
    Eight8Consultingposted 7 years ago

    When you learn how to use your team to save your king its Chess!!!

  17. anisetta profile image54
    anisettaposted 7 years ago

    Figure Ice Skating

    Good balance, strong and supporting skates, warm clothes, desire to have fun, and just a small fear fo falling.  Small fear of falling so that I can learn to respect gravity and not take off like crazy when I do not know how to stop. Of course, with this comes the fundamental skill of learning how to fall first, then how to take a small step, and just let go and glide free like the wind!

    The music can be any type that fancies me at that moment. Sometimes I like classic music, other times I feel like dancing to a romantic bolero, or get excited with dramatic opera.  no matter what type of music, figure ice skating just transports me to a different world as soon as I get on ice! It is a beautiful sport!

  18. Shanna11 profile image92
    Shanna11posted 7 years ago

    Learn how to play girl's lacrosse! Learn about the equipment, players, field markings and basic rules of girl's lacrosse! read more

  19. wordscribe43 profile image92
    wordscribe43posted 7 years ago

    A detailed explanation of finding the correct tennis racket grip size.  Includes helpful photos and hints. read more

  20. Teresita Rivera profile image61
    Teresita Riveraposted 7 years ago

    Sipa was my playtime favorite with friends while growing up in the Philippines.  This should reconnect me to it.  So I started looking at resources available around and to my surprise, it seems that the sport dates back to that time before the Spaniards came to our country.  This should be interesting for history buffs out there!

  21. Just Ask Susan profile image89
    Just Ask Susanposted 7 years ago

    A fun sport for girls and boys ages four to eight. read more

  22. RedElf profile image91
    RedElfposted 7 years ago

    This game has been called a cross between water polo, ice hockey, soccer, and basketball. Throw in jousting and daredevil kayaking, and you will have a fair idea of mix - and don't forget kayak rolling and holding your breath underwater! Some basic equipment will soon get you in the game... read more

  23. Ruchira profile image69
    Ruchiraposted 7 years ago

    Cricket is gaining popularity and is a team sport. It is ideal for children aged 5 and above to learn this game which will help develop their mind, body and spirit. read more

  24. Marie Gail profile image77
    Marie Gailposted 7 years ago

    Do you know how to behave at your child's sporting events? Here are some dos and don'ts to help you out, along with a bit of humor to keep you smiling through it all. read more

  25. barryrutherford profile image75
    barryrutherfordposted 7 years ago

    Snooker is a great game for young and old alike. Here are a few tips for beginners read more

  26. hush4444 profile image68
    hush4444posted 7 years ago

    I guarantee there will be no duplicate content on this subject! http://hush4444.hubpages.com/hub/How-To … onary-Tale

  27. perfectperception profile image61
    perfectperceptionposted 7 years ago

    I am a football fan but as long as I've been watching, I am still not completely knowledgeable about every aspect of the game.  Especially some of the calls.  I find myself not agreeing a lot of times with what is a penalty.  Still I love the game and feel a little sadness when the season ends.

  28. DeborahNeyens profile image95
    DeborahNeyensposted 7 years ago

    Your questions about starting a yoga practice are answered.  Find out why you should be doing yoga and how to begin. read more

  29. Danette Watt profile image84
    Danette Wattposted 7 years ago

    Rock climbing can be challenging physically and mentally but is a lot of fun. Here is a list of basic equipment you'll need and tips and techniques for this sport. read more

  30. SmartAndFun profile image94
    SmartAndFunposted 7 years ago

    Have you ever heard of the sport called power tumbling? It is similar to gymnastics... but different! Read on to find out exactly what power tumbling involves, how it compares to traditional gymnastics and whether it is the right sport for you. In this article you will also find video clips of some awesome power tumbling athletes in action. read more

  31. alliemacb profile image90
    alliemacbposted 7 years ago

    Shinty is one of the national sports of Scotland and is widely played in the Scottish Highlands. read more

  32. Uninvited Writer profile image84
    Uninvited Writerposted 6 years ago

    Curling has been a sport since the medieval ages. It is thought to have originated in Scotland. The rules are easy to understand...sort of. read more

  33. TFScientist profile image84
    TFScientistposted 6 years ago

    Dodgeball - the sport where YOU are the target! No longer the reserve of school PE lessons, Dodgeball is a rapidly growing sport in both the UK and the US. Requiring no particular skill set, dodgeball can be played by all. Learn how here! read more

  34. Gamerelated profile image82
    Gamerelatedposted 6 years ago

    A simple guide to the rules of basketball with illustrations and videos for beginning players.  This guide will explain the most commonly violated rules on offense. read more

 
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