How to tie your shoelaces a better way. ONE MORE LOOP!
October 8, 2022
Whether doing work or playing sports you Don’t want your boots and shoes to come Untied and there is a way that’s a Little bit different but definitely Better that I’m gonna and I’m going to Show you how to do it uh one more Loop Makes all the difference in the world Okay let’s start by tying my running Shoes on these are my new balance Running shoes they’re a very good shoe And a good quality Athletics you will Have flat shoelaces because they tend to Stay tied better so to begin with it Starts as a normal crossover and cinch It down you make your Loop most people Are familiar with that you loop around And you push through again now here’s Where things change and it’s just a Minor change you take it through that Loop and you go back over the top and You push it through again and then cinch It down and pull it tight and there you Have it it is tied it’s not going to Come untied and you can still just grab The end and untie it as you normally Would you don’t have to do a double knot I just realized that tying a black Shoelace on a black shoe probably didn’t Give you the best visual so I’m gonna go Ahead and take a black shoelace and go Around my brown brown pant leg and just Pretend to tie it there so the contrast Will be a better visual okay so you’re Going to take the
Shoelace cross it over cinch it down Make a loop between your thumb and your Index finger of your right hand go Around with your left hand and push it Through the hole where your thumb was Take that Loop stick it back through the Same hole again where your finger still Is and cinch it down tight this will not Come untied So you’re going to take the Shoelace cross it over cinch it down Make a loop between your thumb and your Index finger of your right hand go Around with your left hand and push it Through the hole where your thumb was Take that Loop so stick it back through The same hole again where your finger Still is and cinch it down tight this Will not come untied Same thing with my boots just obviously It’s gonna be a little higher up leg Cross it over Make the loop go around the loop and Push it through Take that Loop push it through a second Time Cinch it down tight Not coming untied I know you’re saying What’s this guy doing that has a Homestead Channel teaching us how to tie Shoes but uh here’s the story and it’s Simple And it works really well so uh John Wooden is a famous basketball coach
And he’s a famous for attention to Detail and so purportedly this is the Way he taught his uh Team how to tie their shoes so if they Would not come untied during a Basketball game my dad was a coach too And also enjoyed John Wooden and so he Learned this supposedly from John Wooden And then he taught it to all of my Family members and so I’ve always used This and I can I’ve coached over 100 Seasons of sports and I know and I it Doesn’t help keeping your shoes from Coming untied and also when I’m working I don’t want to have my gloves on be Working and then all of a sudden I find My boots untied so tying it this way Simply uh helps keep the shoes tied and You’re not dealing with it So there you have it the best way to tie Your boots and shoes so they don’t come Untied thanks for joining me on the Flanigan Homestead where Christmas trees Are my business teaching cleaning Horticulture is my job and outdoor Projects are my passion hope to see you Again soon be blessed