The 2016 Rio Olympics are here! Get ready by honing your skills in some of the Olympics event (and learn a little bit about the history of these sports below...)
Tennis Stance & Swing Mechanics by Jeff Salzenstein Tennis
Tennis has a long history at the Olympic Games. Tennis was played at the Olympics until 1924, then reinstituted in 1988. There is a men's and womens singles and doubles tournament, and since London 2012 there has been a mixed doubles event.
Beginner Defensive Boxing Techniques by ExpertBoxing
Boxing has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since 1904, except for in 1912 in Stockholm as Swedish law banned the sport at the time. In 2009, the IOC voted to include women's boxing at the 2012 London Games, so now there are men and women competing in all Olympic sports.
How to Become a Better Horseback Rider by CRK Training
Equestrian first appeared at the Olympics in 1900. There are currently three disciplines in equestrian: Jumping, Dressage, Eventing.
Table Tennis Stroke Mechanics by Table Tennis Coach
Table tennis has been part of the Summer Olympic Games since 1988. Participants compete in both men and women's singles and doubles events.
Play Volleyball Like a Pro by Pro Tips4U
Volleyball was first played at the 1924 Summer Olympics as a demonstration sport. It has been officially played at the Olympic Games since 1964. From 1964 until 1992 it was just indoor volleyball. Beach Volleyball was introduced officially in 1996.
How to Hold a Gymnastic Rings Handstand by Jon Ham
Gymnastics is one of five sports that have been contested at every summer Olympic Games since 1896. There are three separate gymnastics disciplines at the Olympic Games: Artistic, Rhythmic, and Trampoline.
How to Tune a Compound Bow by Sean's Outdoor Adventures
Modern Olympic archery consists of four medal events: men's individual, women's individual, men's team, and women's team. In all four events, the distance from the archer to the target is 70 meters.