Chip Taylor Communications


Sports Instruction Series

"Recommended. Produced to encourage participation at all levels." -Ed. Media Review
A thorough, how-to series which will assist educators, Physical Education instructors, coaches and parents in getting young children and teens involved in sports and physical activity. Providing graduated understanding of the basics, the series is designed to promote physical wellness as well as "can do" confidence building. Produced by Imagen Sports & Chip Taylor (except *.) Programs available on 24 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 24-Disc Set. (23 programs available in Spanish.) For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail

List of Titles


Alternative Games and Sports 1: Floorball, Indiaca, Funball

Alternative Games and Sports 1: Floorball, Indiaca, Funball

Floorball, Indiaca, and Fun Ball are three examples of how popular sports are being adapted throughout the world in an effort to promote physical conditioning and recreational activity for individuals at all age and athletic skill levels. This program provides instruction on each of these sports, to include material Click for more


Alternative Games and Sports 2: Frisbees, Rackets and Rings

Alternative Games and Sports 2: Frisbees, Rackets and Rings

Recreation and physical education specialists in the US and Europe are greatly enhancing the physical conditioning process through creative use of materials and equipment originally designed for other sports or games. This program focuses on using Frisbees, rackets, paddles, and rings to complement existing physical Click for more


An Introduction to Badminton 1

An Introduction to Badminton 1

The sport of badminton originated in China but was named after the political jurisdiction of the duke of Beaufort in Gloucestershire, England. The object of the game is to use a light, long-necked racket to volley a goose feather shuttlecock over a high thin net in such a manner as to keep your opponent from returning Click for more


An Introduction to Badminton 2

An Introduction to Badminton 2

When played at competitive levels, the sport of badminton is a display of athletic prowess and technical skill. Players who consistently combine quick, fluid court movements with carefully selected and expertly executed shots prevail in this exciting and demanding sport. In this program, intended for intermediate and Click for more


Baseball: Fundamental Baseball

Baseball: Fundamental Baseball

Sports Training expert Brian Deiker puts the "fun" in fundamentals to help teach kids the basics needed to play baseball. Each lesson addresses the most common problems young players experience while learning the game, and provides drills that improve these target areas. Using baseballs, tennis balls, jump ropes Click for more


An Introduction to Basketball 1

An Introduction to Basketball 1

Basketball is one of the most popular team sports in the United States and Europe. The simple object of the game - to throw a 30-inch ball through a 60-inch hoop more times than your opponent does - belies the complex mix of individual skills and team tactics required at competitive levels. This program introduces Click for more


An Introduction to Basketball 2

An Introduction to Basketball 2

Basketball is a physically demanding sport that rewards polished technique and coordinated team play. In this program viewers learn more about positioning, passing, dribbling, shooting, defending, and attacking. Viewers see how a balanced initial body position - legs flexed and torso straight - will speed up reaction Click for more


Gymnastics Skills 1: Cooperation and Learning

Gymnastics Skills 1: Cooperation and Learning

Safety is an indispensable ingredient in the process of acquiring new physical skills and in building confidence and avoiding injury. Though basic gymnastics skills are performed as an individual, learning those skills requires cooperation, careful planning, and teamwork. In this program, viewers are introduced to Click for more


Gymnastics Skills 2: Floorwork and Vaulting

Gymnastics Skills 2: Floorwork and Vaulting

Good physical coordination is a prerequisite to virtually any athletic endeavor. Timing, ease, and fluidity of movement are all elements of physical coordination that allow athletes to make the most of their muscular strength and flexibility and achieve often Herculean goals. From the power lifter to the basketball Click for more


Gymnastics Skills 3: Unassisted Jumping and High Bar

Gymnastics Skills 3: Unassisted Jumping and High Bar

Modern gymnastics requires athletes to master numerous aerial jumping skills and to perform on various apparatuses, including parallel bars, asymmetrical bars (uneven bars), and the high bar. This program demonstrates the basic elements of forward and backward aerial jumps and familiarizes viewers with the different Click for more


An Introduction to Indoor Soccer 1: Intro to the Game

An Introduction to Indoor Soccer 1: Intro to the Game

The sport of indoor soccer was invented in Uruguay in 1930 and was internationally recognized in 1971. A hybrid of basketball, water polo, ice hockey, and traditional soccer, this exciting team sport is rapidly gaining popularity throughout the world. An indoor soccer competition is played for 40 minutes (two 20 minutes Click for more


An Introduction to Indoor Soccer 2: Techniques

An Introduction to Indoor Soccer 2: Techniques

Indoor soccer is a sport that demands technical skill, speed, accuracy, and physical fitness from its participants. This program focuses on the myriad of skills required when handling the ball, both as a field player and as a goalkeeper. This program explains fundamental ball hitting, dribbling, passing, heading, and Click for more


An Introduction to Indoor Soccer 3: Tactics

An Introduction to Indoor Soccer 3: Tactics

The sports world continues to witness a rapid proliferation of indoor soccer leagues. When played at competitive levels, indoor soccer is an exciting display of athletic skill, coordinated gamesmanship, and tactical creativity. This program focuses on systems of "attack" (offense) and defense used during a competition. Click for more


An Introduction to Juggling

An Introduction to Juggling

Tracing their ancestry to the court jesters of the Middle Ages, modern day jugglers continue to bring smiles to the faces of their audiences as they display mesmerizing degrees of physical dexterity, agility, and inventiveness. Aspiring jugglers need only master a few basic techniques before they too can begin to dazzle Click for more


Physical Qualities 1: Stamina

Physical Qualities 1: Stamina

Recent medical studies have shown that one of the most effective ways individuals can counteract risk factors for certain diseases is to enhance their own physical conditioning. The first step toward this objective is to establish a systematic, effective, and enjoyable conditioning program that addresses the following Click for more


Physical Qualities 2: Flexibility

Physical Qualities 2: Flexibility

The first step toward enhanced physical fitness at any age is to establish a systematic, effective, and enjoyable conditioning program that addresses the following four factors: stamina, flexibility, speed, and strength. In this program viewers learn the importance of flexibility training in preventing sports injuries Click for more


Physical Qualities 3: Speed and Agility

Physical Qualities 3: Speed and Agility

The first step toward enhanced physical fitness at any age is to establish a systematic, productive, safe, and enjoyable conditioning program that addresses the following four factors: stamina, flexibility, speed, and strength. In this program viewers learn the importance of speed and agility training in any regimen Click for more


Physical Qualities 4: Strength and Warming Up

Physical Qualities 4: Strength and Warming Up

The first step toward enhanced physical fitness at any age is to establish a systematic, safe, and enjoyable conditioning program that addresses the following four factors: stamina, flexibility, speed, and strength. In this program viewers learn the importance of strength training in promoting peak athletic performance Click for more


An Introduction to Ping Pong (Table Tennis)

An Introduction to Ping Pong (Table Tennis)

Ping-pong, the trademark name often applied to the sport of table tennis, is played with wooden rackets, a net, and a cellulite ball. When played at competitive levels, this sport demands extreme levels of agility, coordination, and stamina, as well as split-second timing and expert tactical maneuvering. In this program Click for more


An Introduction to Track and Field 1

An Introduction to Track and Field 1

Track and Field is the name given to a series of popular jumping, throwing, and running events that are an integral part of the Summer Olympics and interscholastic competitions throughout the world. The basic skills required to compete in Track and Field events are fundamental to many other sports and the equipment Click for more


An Introduction to Track and Field 2

An Introduction to Track and Field 2

As we learned in Track and Field 1, Track and Field is the name given to a series of popular jumping, throwing, and running events that are an integral part of the Summer Olympics and interscholastic competitions throughout the world. This program takes viewers beyond the introduction to view athletes participating Click for more


An Introduction to Volleyball 1

An Introduction to Volleyball 1

Volleyball is an exciting and challenging sport that has developed into a premier interscholastic and professional spectator event. Understanding the rules, technical skills, and strategies of competitive volleyball is essential for its full appreciation. In theory, the objective of volleyball is to "ground" the ball Click for more


An Introduction to Volleyball 2

An Introduction to Volleyball 2

Successful competitive volleyball demands the highest levels of individual technical skill and coordinated team play. This program focuses on two challenging aspects of the game, the offensive spike and team defense. The spike is the most difficult and the most important shot in volleyball, and it requires great quickness, Click for more


An Introduction to Windsurfing

An Introduction to Windsurfing

The rapid increase in the popularity of windsurfing has resulted in radical changes in windsurfing techniques. The sport has witnessed the emergence of a myriad of exciting new styles, employing high speeds, jumps, and dynamic maneuvers. The fascination with windsurfing - which relies on harnessing the forces of nature Click for more





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