Hanging Pieces!

Now that we know the basics of the opening it’s time to start talking about tactics. Tactic is a fancy word for “trick” and the simplest trick, the most common one, the one you absolutely have to know, is “Hanging Pieces”. Well, what’s a hanging piece? That’s a piece that can just be captured for […]

Da Capo: The Music Theory Card Game (How to Play)

Da Capo is a music theory card game aimed at both musicians and students who are still learning music theory. The aim of the game is to get rid of all your cards by playing Notation Cards in the correct order and using Action and Reverse cards to stop other players. You’ll come across five […]

Table Tennis Pt. 2

ME. I FEEL LIKE MORE PEOPLE ARE SIGNING UP. ESCAPE THE ALLERGIES BY GOOG INDOORS AND TAKING UP OF TABLE TENNIS — — GOING. GOOD MORNING, I’VE BEEN PRACTICING ALL MORNING. LOOKS LIKE EASY WORK. BUT IT’S A LOT OF HARD WORK AND CONCENTRATION. EVEN EVEN MY PHOTOGRAPHER HELPED ME. TAKE A LOOK AT THAT […]

Table Tennis

HERE TONIGHT”. SUCH A BIG LAUGH. A GAME MANY OF US PLAYED AS A KID BUT SOME ADULTS TAKE IT SERIOUSLY. WENDY JOINS US FOR A GAME OF TABLE TENNIS. Reporter: DEAF NETLY TAKING IT VERY SERIOUS. THOSE ARE MY SKILLS THERE. SO THIS MORNING TAKE A LOOK — IT’S A FULL ROOM OF PEOPLE […]

Penhold Techniques for Table Tennis

Hi I’m Alois Rosario from PingSkills. Today we’re going to show you the Penhold Grip. To use the Penhold Grip you have your thumb and your pointer finger encircling the handle. On the other side of your bat you can have your three fingers flat or curved. Whatever your preference is. You’ll notice that Matt […]

Learn English – Vocabulary & Expressions for POKER and other card games

Oh, there we are. Hi there. Welcome to poker night with Ronnie. Do you know how to play poker? Maybe? Do you know how to play poker in English? I’m going to teach you. I know how to play poker. I am not very good at playing poker; I always seem to get really terrible […]

Ready Position for Table Tennis

Hi I’m Alois Rosario from PingSkills. Today we’re going to talk to you about our basic ready position. In table tennis to start off with it really important to get your body into the right position. Your basic position is crucial to start off with we can’t stand there with our feet together we haven’t […]

Meet the Bishops!

Now that we’ve learned the rook I think it’s time we double your knowledge don’t you? Let’s learn our second piece, which is the bishop. A lot of kids think the bishop has his mouth open because he’s ready to eat some pieces. Before we can do some eating we have to set the table […]

Special Pawns!

Wait, what’s this? Another endgame? But, I keep taking away big pieces? That’s right! We’ve learned the “King and Queen Mate”. We’ve learned the “Rook Roller Mate”. But would you believe you could checkmate with just a pawn? In some ways at the end of the game a pawn is even better than a bishop […]

Meet the Rook!

Are you wondering why chess is more exciting than checkers? Well for one thing some of the chess pieces can move a lot farther than they can in checkers. Today, you get to be a rook! “But wait a minute I want to be a fireman!” Ok, ok, you can be a fireman later in […]