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"Somebody here's got a bad-ass picture of themselves performing a move called the "Flower". The picture was taken with a 3or 4 second delay, and looks awesome.What is this move, and how ..."
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"Hello all! I'm giving a speech on the art and history of fire spinning in my public speaking class. I was thinking it would be really cool to get some quotes from fire spinners about ho..."
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"I've seen it mentioned a couple of times. Can anyone describe it for me?Is it where you stand side on to a weave and have the poi circle in front, behind on one side, back in front, beh..."
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"so you got fairy wings...how does one go about spinning with them onthey are rather large and i keep hitting themany suggestionsany other topics hit on this already?"
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"Sorry about posting a new topic, but this has been really annoying me for a while now.I just learnt the outwards TTN, and this guy I met said that I could use that with the inwards TTN ..."
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"Hi everyone!As mentioned in my introduction thread, I'm having some problems with the basic, even-time forward butterfly. It's not that I couldn't do it, not at all, but it doesn't feel..."
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" hey guys,, i dont know if theres a post here allready on this, but ive been playing with it for a while now, and i think ive finally come to a conclusion with it,, so bear with me .. l..."
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"i need some serious help on getting into the straight jacket while keeping it going and pulling it out.............i've only got 9 days to get it downhere's what i'm working with.........."
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"yo,just another variation you might find intresting...forwards side plane, poi comes across the back and wraps over opposite shoulder. Let poi go, depending on angle poi with weither sh..."
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"dont you just love it when you wake up with a new move fully formed in your mind?horisontal through wraps. turn them upside down!you can do it pretty easy with your arm, but I think thi..."
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"I did as thorough a search as I could, but I couldn't find answers to this specific problem.OK... I'll try typing this again. I get the extra beat. I get the poi to come across the fron..."
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"Can you identify the move at 49 seconds and tell me how to do it its been frustrating me for 3 weeks now. there are also some others im confused about but ill talk about them later if n..."
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"Hey Everyone. I've been spinning for a little over a month and I felt comfortable to twirl fire last night...Enjoy! "
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"So I love Capoeira and breaking and I love poi. I started thing about some of the fundamentals of breaking and the momentum needed to keep rotation. Then I thought about what could be i..."
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"at nyc's request this is my attempt at explaining how to do the most basic of the hyperloops. if anyone can do better (and i'm *sure* you can) please do - the more descriptions, the be..."
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"Ive currently been doing a lot of slack lining and a lot of poi, and finaly i had the idea to cross-breed them. Has anyone else tried this? Ive found that the Weave is altering sense of..."
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"can anybody possibly give me some advice with behind the back swinging, because i can only get one poi going for about 2-3 spins then it hits me in the leg?!.."
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"Hey everyone. My boyfriend and I decided that on the 4th we would attach sparklers to his poi chains and have fun with it. They were hard to spin because they were so light...we kept th..."
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"I'm not sure where this post should go, I'm really just looking for advice rather than something specific. I hope here is ok. I've recently been reinspired by poi after being shown a fe..."
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"Ok, as the name suggests (for any diaboloisters - what do you call them?) this is based around the diabolo move the whip catch, where you throw the diabolo in the air then flick out the..."
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"Official versions!!! Butterfly Reverse Weave Weave Around the Head Hyperloop all require Flash 8.Or for people who dont have Flash: Tutorial pack EXE, 3.5 mb..Only in slovak but Ill ..."
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"hello im starting with fire twirling,i want to now if somebody can tell me where i get a manual with tricks or something like that..........thanks"
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"This idea is to simply take an existing move and replace Poi head and handle in it, with both Poi. Advanced can consider, where to place hands. An example: &lbr;Staff full izo&rbr; I ..."
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"Has enyone noticed that most Buzz saw tutorials have the Poi spinning forwards where i personaly find it easyer to spin it backwards ie. poi coming towards you.what do other people thin..."
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"Hey!this is maily directed at simian....thoes antispun crosser thingies... am I right in thinking that when you no bit at one transition and lift up for the other, and what your doing i..."
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"this is an anti-wall plane thread. so if you're a firm believer in the wall plane and sacred gemoetry, I suggest you hit the back button. I have met very few people who can transition..."
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"All i want to know is how to do one and wat it should look like please.Yes i did do a search, yes i got 23 results, no didn't get any of them.feeling a little bit retarded now.Could som..."
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"Last night was the full moon party on Kho Pangan and i did the crazyest thing iv ever done with fire basicly i was laying flat on my back spinning a buzz saw in frount of my face with t..."
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"well a while back i went from two handed butterfly to one handed and it changed from over hand to under hand so what i did is start at my head in over hand butterfly force down in anti ..."
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"just wondering if anyone has tryed it yet "
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"me confusesded ples help me!when i try theard the needle. my arms go into postions i didnt know possible. i laugh in the face of fear. then hide till it goes away"
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"Can any one help me learn how to do behind the back????? "
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"I cant find any threads describing the kinda help i need...i can sometimes get the airwrap down, but that's not so much of a problem, im practicing these with sock poi btw, anyway im ha..."
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"Has anyone considered 'systematic' ways of learning poi moves, or does anyone learn or teach poi in a systematic way?e.g to learn the 3-beat weave:Step 1: Learn the 2-beat weave, right ..."
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"I've just had a thought, that is to say a flicker, well more of a dull semblance of cognition; and this is it. Why not make interestingly shaped wicks? Say heart or star-shaped? I app..."
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"## newbie alert ##don't know if what i'm doing is really a windmill or not.What i'm doing is a " chase the sun " with a 180 degree seperation between poi , one pass in back with eachpoi..."
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" i m just training on poi for 5 days and i can do (2 beats, 3 beats, 5 beats) waves forwards and i can do (2 beats and 3 beats) backwards.. i can also do low and high turns and tuck tur..."
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"Ok, my friend made me some sock poi yesterday (really nice of him) and I was wondering are there any moves you can do with sock poi you cant do with normal poi and other way round.And w..."
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"Ok so there is a 3 poi juggling tips and tricks thread but I havnt got that far yet. I have been playing about with ways I can juggle 2 poi thoughThere are a few base patterns that ar..."
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"Ok this will suck.. But..:)Basic idea is, doing any kind of hyperloop/airwrap and during the course of the trick release one or both poi, catch and untangle.. Or untangle and catch does..."
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"If music is what you hear between the notes . . .. . . . . Poi is how you feel between the moves . . . . .And how do you feel between the moves? I think its funny This is a preparatio..."
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"Hi there!The poi lessons on hop are great. Really. but I'm through, and of cause I'd like to learn more moves. It's quite tricky to understand (even if you have a look over "words and ..."
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"Excuse me if the thread exists, but my search didnt bring up such a topic.Being apart of HoP, its pretty much a golden rule, all men and women... must.. love... balls... What kind do y..."
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"hello people, i picked up poi 2 days ago and im wondering what new moves to try,i can do the 2 and 3 beat weave forwards and backwards, i can do the butterfly and windmill. ive tryed be..."
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"Im having problems with the 3 beat reverse weave.Currently I can go in reverse with just 2 beats, I just cant seem to transfer the lead from my right hand (bottom) to my left hand.As so..."
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"I'm new and i've been trying to get the shoulder reels (and hip reels for that matter) forever...it's not that i haven't tried...i've tried and tried for hours on end, but i keep whacki..."
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" holy shat why tie your poi to your fingers..why not have 4 balls freestanding... ??? !ooohhh you should see how these babies handle am in manchester this weekend may be out on sunday..."
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"so yeah other night i was attempting a butterfly weave. i started on my left side and un the up swing i transfered, in the middle i ended up performing a hyper loop whacking myself in t..."
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"I learnt this a while ago, does anyone have a name for it??when doing a airwrap your arms are at 3 and 9 oclock, but when the poi hitt it the center i elevate my right arm and drop the ..."
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