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Eton Fives at Westway

Eton Fives at the Westway Sports Centre, an introduction broadcast on National Television

Why Fives for Strength Training? | Brent Carter

Starting Strength Seminar Staff Coach Brent Carter explains the continuum of rep ranges and why sets of five work best for strength training during the programming lecture at a Starting Strength Seminar.

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What is Eton Fives?

In a time when sport is often all about money and big business, it is good to find a game which has barely changed since its creation, nearly two centuries ago.

The rules of fives are similar to squash apart from when the ball hits the buttress. If you fail to hit the ball above the ledge around the court, you lose the point. Like squash, you can only score when you’re serving.

Players wear padded leather gloves, since the ball is quite hard. It is only played as a doubles game - two teams of two players. It’s a game of honour and with no umpire or referee, the players must confess their own foul.
Not only is it an extremely fast game, but also one of great skill.

Unlike most other sports, it is thought left-handers have a sneaky advantage owing to the design of the court. Better still, the ambidextrous players have an advantage over both, since shots can be played with either hand.

Eton Fives

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Mark Rippetoe says, "DO YOUR FIVES!"

In today's video, I do my fives in the deadlift and also use the Kabuki Warrior ShouldeRok from Chris Duffin with a GoPro attached. Much Fun.

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History of Basketball - The "Black Fives"

How the Black Fives changed the game of basketball.


This is has for purpose to archive and preserve the cultural history of the phenomenon called Black Fives. Absolutely no copyright infringement is intended, all audio and video clips are the sole property of their respective owners.

Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research, but not limited to. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.
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Eton Fives Kinnaird 2014 highlights

Selected Clips from the 2014 Kinnaird Cup final from the 'Overhead Camera' viewpoint. Thanks to Eton College for hosting the event.

Rugby Fives National Doubles Final 2014 (Highlights)

Some of the footage from the 2014 National Doubles final, where Will Ellison & Charlie Brooks looked to hold on to the Cyriax cup against Tristao & Grant, who wanted it back!

Sadly we could only film one court and the players moved back and forth as the courts sweated. This is everything we have - doesn't do it justice, but still great doubles action!!

Rugby Fives National Singles Final 2013 - Tristao vs. Ellison

For the first time in 6 year we have Rugby Fives National Final without James Toop. Tristao vs. Ellison.

After an hour of seriously high quality play, Tristao walks away with the title. He outplayed Will with a spectacular range of shots. Final score 15-4 15-7.

He is the first Old Pauline to win since the great John Easy in 1969.

NBA's Top 10 Missed High Fives

NBA's Top 10 Missed High Fives

Kyle Lowry isn't the first and won't be the last to botch a basketball high five.
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The 50 Fives of YouTube Sport Stacking!

Okay first of all shut up about 25 and 49, they were announced clean at the time.
A year ago there were roughly 26 fives on the web. Now there's nearly as twice as many!
FINALLY this video is finished, waiting 3 months was long. I started making this right after Tonkla got his first five on tape.
Oh yeah, like the song? All of the people who play Black Ops a lot will know it. Didn't wanna use Twilight Techno, I wanted to think of something more original.

Song - 115 by Elena Siegman

Rugby Fives National Doubles Final 2013

Defending Champions Grant & Tristao take on Brooks & Ellison in this nailbiting final.

Only the first game was filmed.

The action took place on the 7th April and Alleyn's School, Dulwich.
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'47 and The Black Fives Foundation

'47 and the Black Fives Foundation have partnered to create a new genre of apparel, headwear and accessories that brings together one of today's leading sports lifestyle brands with an authentic, culturally and historically relevant sports property. The first collection was a further collaboration with leading boutique partners in the cities where some of the Black Fives teams played.

1. New York - Reed Space

2. Philadelphia - Sneaker Villa

3. Pittsburgh - Shop 412

4. LA – HOF

5. DC – Major

6. New Jersey – Packer

7. Chicago - LDRS

The 100 Fives of YouTube Sport Stacking!

Finally, it's here: The 100 Fives of YouTube Sport Stacking!
After 5 years of Steven achieving the first 5 in sport stacking history, as of 29th March 2013, we made it up to this milestone. =)
After the success of The 50 Fives, I decided that it would be a good idea to return again for this; since my editing is better now I am really happy with the result of this compared to the last one.
P.S. There might be some mistakes including mainly the texts fading away at the wrong time, but whatever it isn't that noticeable ;), and also this doesn't matter on the person's first five on tape or personal best, I just selected them randomly.
I'm leaving for Worlds tomorrow!

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1. Breezeblock by Camo & Krooked
2. Amazing by L Plus
3. Memoirs (Feint Remix) by Rameses B
4. Loveline by Brookes Brothers ft Haz-Mat

High Fives After Strikeouts

In this episode of Domingo Ayala's Theory of Beisbol, Domingo discusses players giving high fives to teammates after striking out. See what he has to say about that!


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The 25 Fives of Youtube Sport Stacking!

1 year after Zack posted The 5 Fives there are not five times as many! I give you, the 25 fives of youtube ;-)


Song: Dimrain47- Techno Twilight

Rugby Fives National Singles Final 2015

This two and a half hour epic match to find the champion of the 2015 Nationals was one of the most spectacular matches in the history of the sport. The two finalists are Will Ellison and Daniel Tristao. Will won the title last year and Dan the year before. Both played consistently go hammer and tong together in the various regional finals and this was the big one.

Tremendous shots, clever play, tireless retrieval and pushing to the very limits of endurance are just some of the traits on offer for anyone who can stomach this match. Sadly the battery cut out at the business end of the third so the creatives among you can simply make the ending up.

Larry Bird (22pts) High Fives Clipper After Clutch Three (1991)

The 35-year-old Larry Bird didn't get to the basket on this night at all against a young and athletic Los Angeles Clippers front-line. For that reason, Bird had to stick with his outside shot as he attempted nine 3-pointers (he made three of them) through the course of this game. The final bomb from long range (at 3:14) was the final nail in the coffin and his opponent Ken Bannister admitted defeat by responding to Larry's high-five. March 8, 1991.

Football Fives World Championship

The Football Fives World Championship (F5WC) is a 5-a-side football tournament. The Australian Qualifying took place in Sydney in 2014 at KIKOFF Soccer Centres. Over 80 teams battled it out in the finals and Team Bosnia came out on top to win an all-inclusive trip to Dubai to compete against team from all over the world.

Winchester Fives, National Final 2014

The astonishing final from Winchester - Ellison & Mohammed going for the 6th title in a row, but Tristao and Roberts playing better than ever. The quality of this match was off the scale!
Sadly, due to batteries and memory, we've missed certain parts of each game, but you get this gist. Amazing stuff!

Here's the official report:
The final was a classic. After a fairly routine first game dominated by Ellison's astounding volleying and speed around the court, the holders came up against some forceful resistance from Roberts and Tristão, who took a substantial lead in the second game and managed to hold on to it – just – through a wonderfully skilful series of exchanges leaving the gallery gasping in disbelief at the attacking and retrieving on show. In the third, the pattern continued, with Roberts and Tristão again going into an early lead. This time, however, they came under heavier pressure in trying to defend it, although the pace of the game slowed as all the players began to feel the effect of the effort expended. As the score crept up, there was little to separate the pairs, and the odd error reminded the spectators that the players were human, after all. The result was in doubt until the final rally, but in the end Ellison and Mohammed managed to take the game 15-12 and retain their hold on the Barnes Bridge trophy, making it six in a row.

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