Impress your friends and family by doing wheelchair tricks such as wheelies! Learn how, plus get tips and advice from an expert balance artist, in this free extreme sport stunts video series. Do wheelchair tricks - Part 1 of 15.
The United Spinal Association presents this instructional video on how to play wheelchair softball. This is live from Shea Stadium in New York. This is an adapted sport for with adaptations for 16 slow pitch softball. Classification is similar to wheelchair basketball. One quadrapelegic must be in the line up at all times. You usually play in a vacant parking lot.
Ade Adepitan who plays for the Great Britain wheelchair basketball team, shows you how to maneuver your way around the court. The most impressive technique involves just hip action, leaving the hands free for dribbling, shooting and defense. Maneuver on the court in a wheelchair.
Handcycling is a great way for people with disabilities to exercise and lead an active lifestyle. Learn about handcycling in this free handcycle video from a Paralympic athlete.
This video demonstrates are few striking techniques both in an out of the wheelchair with and without weapons.
Learn how to do one of many wheelchair tricks and stunts created by Christian Bagg (a born and raised daredevil who didn't let being in a wheelchair get in the way). In this video he shows us how to go down steps forward in a wheelchair. This is an advanced trick so make sure you have spotters when you practice. Go down steps forward in a wheelchair.
This video demonstrates some advantages and limitations of sticks when using it as a weapon and when faced with an attacker with a stick.
This video demonstrates various methods of self-defense both from in and out of a wheelchair. This video shows the takedown defense.
Just because you are bound to a wheelchair doesn't mean you can't do cool tricks. Follow along with this how-to video as Dr. Ernest W. Johnson, Professor Emeritus of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The Ohio State University, instructs you on how to do a wheelie in a wheelchair. Wheelies are great for going up and down curbs. There are three steps do doing one, lean back, come forward and up. You can even do a 360 left or right wheelie once you master the basic technique.
Extreme wheelchair athlete Aaron Fotheringham recently landed the world's first wheelchair double backflip at a skate park in Pennsylvania on August 26, 2010.
Amazing how the wheelchair-bound can insanely kick ass at extreme sports. Check it out Urlesque's selection of some of the web's greatest extreme wheelchair-ers. Previously, Kick Ass in a Wheelchair.
Erik at Not-Me.org is a rare spirit. He's committed to helping people protect themselves. His non-profit studio in Massachusetts focuses on training at-risk individuals in self-defense.