Login/Join to Participate " So... This is the situation. I'm doing a show for my school and I've never performed by myself before. (I used to be in a cheer team) Anyway... Is there anything that I should expect? A..." " My pod poi seems to be having kinetic awareness problems. It does not go through the mode unless I am spinning very hard. Does anyone know what might be causing this and how to fix it?" " I was just wondering if any one here has ever tried to use an alcohol based gel as fuel for any of their poi? The kind I mean is like the stuff you see placed under food trays at catere..." " Im starting to learn air wraps and no mater what i do it always turns into a orbital. I havnt learned how to do orbitals yet so its not mussal memory interfearing. Any advice to help ke..." " Everything Ive found is incredibly over priced..and I havent even found Fire Buu Geng..." " My names Parker im from Blue Springs and i want a experienced fire poi spinner around the first time i spin fire. Ive been spinning the unlit poi for a while but i still want someone t..." " namaste poi masters!picked up my poi today for the first time since I got them, been trying to master the butterfly.i can't seem to spin with my palms up and i was wondering if i was ho..." " Namaste poi masters! I am having trouble with my led poi as I cannot seem to spin with my palms up ? Trying to the 'the butterfly' and the video is saying to have palms facing upwards b..." " Hi, Im looking into buying a new set of pois. I'm a beginner and I dont want to spend too much on my first set but would really love to be good at poi. Which is better to start: http://..." Last Reply: 2nd Apr 2014 by Dash Views: 1700 Replies: 1 " Hey all. I'm new to here and I was just wondering if you could help me out. I'm currently living in Thailand and was looking to buy fire Poi equipment. Anybody know of a good place to p..." " Hey, I want to buy a pair of contact poi. But I have no idea what kind of size is good for a beginner,100, 80,72? Or some people suggested to me to make 90mm. Any help on this? Thanks ..." Posted: 17th Feb 2014 by Poetik Views: 1247 Replies: 3 " Hi guys, I'm buying my first pair of fire poi soon, and I was looking at some of the products here, and a question came to mind. One I could not find an answer too. When selecting the c..." Posted: 16th Feb 2014 by LuBird Views: 4409 Replies: 1 " So I purchased the fire blanket from HOP. It is very heavy (but not why I am posting). The packaging states to discard after use. ???? When ordering I thought I was getting somethin..." " what is the best fuel for indoor juggling? and where i can find it? thx!!" " Hello fellow spinners!! My name is Kyle, and I am first and foremost a performer at heart. Recently, my life has taken a few dramatic turns and long story short, I've decided I wish to ..." " i just bought a set of v4 from a market stall and on returning home i've found one of them won't light up. it flashes briefly and nothing else happens. i've swapped batteries from the w..." " Hi, I was wondering about podpoi. I have only used them once and I was thinking about ordering a pair for a Christmas present to myself. Are they really as good as HoP and flowtoys mak..." " Does anyone else have problems with weather? Like when it gets too cold out, when it gets too hot out, if its too windy, if its not too windy... etc. What do you think good poi weather ..." " I've read and heard in numerous places that poi moves can be used with fans. Does anyone know if this is true, and if so, what are the easiest moves form poi to do with fans?" " Does anyone have any ideas or tips on when using fire fans, the upper arm and finger/hand pains that come along with it? I just started 3 weeks ago or so, and I noticed when I practice ..." " hi, im looking to make some fire poi heads and want to know what the easiest and cheapest to makethanks" " Well, I have spun fire one handed a total of three times. I made the poi myself they worked alright, however I finally have enough money saved and looking to get my first real set. I ho..." " I have tried doing a topic search but cannot seem to find the information I'm looking for:I'm interested in getting myself a pair of HOP oval chain link fire poi, but would like advice ..." " Hey guys! I hope you can help me, I am really desperate. I am a student at Ramapo College of New Jersey and I want to spin fire on campus, which I must have a permission for. Can anyb..." " ok, so my friend sue wanted us to be on the up and up with doing fire spinning performances in public in maryland and started calling around to see if there were any other permits we mi..." " I just received my first fire fans in the mail, the basic 5 finger fans. I was wondering if anyone has any tips for a beginner." Last Reply: 10th Nov 2013 by Dom Views: 735 Replies: 1 " Is there a list of tricks and manipulations sorted by "prerequisite" and difficulty ANYWHERE on the net?There is for penspinning, there is for just about anything else, but I ..." Posted: 4th Oct 2013 by James Last Reply: 5th Oct 2013 by James Views: 820 Replies: 2 " Hey everyone! Im not sure if im the only one thats encountered this problem so far but every time i proceed with my cart and click "Pay with credit card" or ANY of the options..." " I'm just getting into poi spinning and would like to get a set of contact poi. What I'm wondering is whether or not I should use a poi head with a swivel? I'm planning on getting either..." Posted: 5th Sep 2013 by Kysune Views: 4518 Replies: 3 " Hi all,I've recently stumbled on Poi after starting to learn Rope Darting. I'm interested in picking up some to learn how to do some tricks as it seems very fun. I'm very clueless as ..." Last Reply: 19th Aug 2013 by Oxxenon Views: 1418 Replies: 1 " i bought the new stealth ninja v3s. i love em. only problem is im used to spinning contact poi and the weight on the ninja just isnt doin it for me. i really dnt wanna just glue a bunch..." " I am going to use homeofpoi's eyebolts (the set of eyebolts) and i am gunna fold my own cathedral wrap head and i was wondering would it be best to use 2ft of kevlar per head or 4ft of ..." " When they say you can harden kevlar for cathedral wrap poi with school glue how do you do that?" " Please help me with this" " hey guys, i'm gettign desperate, i don't even know by what name i start searching.i saw an isane video long time ago about this toy, it's like a stick who glows too, like some pois, but..." " Hi guys,I recently bought a pair of wrapsta contact poi. This is my first pair, and I'm quite new to poi. I'm having trouble controlling my planes when attempting a 3-beat weave with th..." " I was wondering if there were state or regional specific boards and if so where I could find them. I am organizing a spin jam in central NJ and would like to be able to get the word out..." Last Reply: 17th Jun 2013 by Malcolm Views: 1774 Replies: 6 " Hi guys. I am having some trouble with my avatar, it only show up as a red x. I have tried al lest 10 different avatars for 50x50pixels to 100x100. I know HOP says that they only allow ..." " Hi, I'm looking into setting up a fitness/exercise class using/teaching poi but I have no idea where to start.Ideally I'd like to put some sort of course together with maybe a taster se..." Posted: 29th May 2013 by Tyrus Views: 2253 Replies: 7 " I have looked around your site, and I have read the fire breathing safety article that you posted, as well as quite a few questions by your members; however I still have some questions..." " hello friends.i'm looking (see: hoping) to be able to do juggling/poi performances as a modest part time gig in the next year or so. this is mainly to give me motivation/rewards for pra..." " Today I found this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hnBMCrr05PgSomebody knows, how to make this effect? I think that is new ide..." Posted: 3rd May 2013 by Cush Views: 1123 Replies: 0 " Hey guys.I have just been to see an orthopaedic regarding pains in my right shoulder i have been having for more than two months now, and it turns out I probably have a torn ligament (t..." " I'm an 18 year old performer who up until now has gone by my actual name. I'm about to do a BIG county fair as a MAIN STAGE performer! I'm so stoked! The problem is that they want a sta..." " So I've read throughout the forums on spinning methods to remove excess fuel from wicks, however, I was curious about this "blotting method." I bought my brother a fire footba..." " Hi all,We're getting hitched in December and was thinking doing a fire walk would be good entertainment for afterwards so we're trying to find someone that does that kind of thing A..." Posted: 30th Mar 2013 by Roxyve Views: 1248 Replies: 0 " I have a friends wedding coming up on 20 April in Chintsa (about 20-30 mins from East London) and I'd like to surprise the couple with a fire show, but something really impressive with ..." " Hey everyone im trying to refresh my glow poi collection right now and im looking for a pair of led poi with the biggest WOW factor. options that i've considered are Hyper lights, Ninja..." " Hey all. My first post Im looking for a good fire eating fuel, like colemans stove fuel. Iv been looking all over the place and just cant find it anywhere. I live in Auckland new zeala..." " Aloha all!Did my first burn with fire fans this afternoon. What a thrill! Question: how do I "spin off" the extra fuel after soaking. I tapped the wicks on the side of the fue..."