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Posted: by wyld_phyre
Last Reply: by Loewan
Views: 881    Replies: 6
"Can anyone offer any advice on how to do a tidy turn in the buzz saw from forward circles into backward circles then back again, any time I try it seems to look horrifically messy. Any ..."
Posted: by Nate
Last Reply: by sketch
Views: 2706    Replies: 20
"first of all id like to give credit to dunc for showing me these beasts at falmouthright now it is possible to do something tjhat looks very much like a five beat isolated weave, and i ..."
Posted: by Tonic
Last Reply: by Tonic
Views: 809    Replies: 2
"alrighty, so in our troupe we do quite a few poi doubles, but recently Ive been looking to change things up. My goal is to get some sweet staff/poi doubles moves (where one person is sp..."
Posted: by peggalicous
Last Reply: by fire puppy
Views: 938    Replies: 17
"srry bout the new post but I searched for anything related but didnt see anything...my question is.. does anyone out there besides myself have a tremor.. mine is benign femural trems ak..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 1352    Replies: 16
"Where can I get a large mirror (about 5' by 5') for my room? The only ones ive found online are about 190+ for ones that size. In house of fraiser there is a 4' for 3' one in the hal..."
Posted: by Domino
Last Reply: by Domino
Views: 2221    Replies: 12
"I've seen the dip-staff-light-spin-and-chuck-in-the-air-to-make-a-big-flare trick and was wondering if there was anything similar with poi.In an effort not to get Durbs'd to death I did..."
Posted: by Blasphemous Girl
Last Reply: by fire puppy
Views: 2681    Replies: 12
"ok so butterfly weave........ i have read lots of threads about this and they all basicially say that you do the same motion as the 3bt weave (each hand does 1 circle on it's own side t..."
Posted: by fireflyfaerie
Last Reply: by Gnor
Views: 688    Replies: 2
"hey ive been asked to do a poi workshop at an event.do you have any idea of wholesalers/manufacturers who would sell me a bunch of swivels/ other stuff you need for poi????????????and ..."
Posted: by kevinconiam
Last Reply: by kevinconiam
Views: 1302    Replies: 9
"heyi've been spinning fire for about 2 months, and i (along with others i've seen) tend to just spin the excess fuel off into the grass. this seems to a) kills the grass and b) wastes ..."
Posted: by icklepurklegirl
Last Reply: by Kathain_Bowen
Views: 1057    Replies: 13
"any ideas as to how to finish a performance and out out fire poi stylishly?I can't spin them out for some reason (however fast i spin them), and as a chain smoking fiend, blowing them o..."
Posted: by evolsoulx
Last Reply: by killmyidols
Views: 11338    Replies: 97
"i'm looking at the video, and people keep telling me to learn it, but i don't see what it actually is, i don't understand what your supposed to do. (i'm probably actually doing it and d..."
Posted: by Arioch
Last Reply: by tenticle
Views: 1163    Replies: 21
"Hey guys, I've heard of the 7-beat weave but can find no videos of it or anybody else that can do it. I've read through a few threads on here and read various directions but I really ne..."
Posted: by CatVanVliet
Last Reply: by MrFatPois
Views: 1878    Replies: 25
"I'm very new to poi but I have some background in dance and acrobatics so I am catching on very quickly. I was wondering if anyone has tried to mix these things together. I've looked t..."
Posted: by Motley
Last Reply: by Motley
Views: 974    Replies: 3
"I've no doubt someone has come up with this idea before as is the case with most poi moves but since ive neither seen anyone doing this and cant find any threads with it in I figured I..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by jameson_stl
Views: 812    Replies: 4
"Can wraps be done less painfully with fire. Yesterday I tried a wrap with fire poi and it seems to have stratched/burnt my right bicep. can it be done or did it just happen because i ..."
Posted: by pitman
Last Reply: by TheBovrilMonkey
Views: 929    Replies: 10
"can someone help, i have just started doing this move and not to sure what its called so i will do my best to explain.its a weve in reverse but one hand is btb and one is in front of me..."
Posted: by Soraya
Last Reply: by Tom_Shill
Views: 1099    Replies: 8
"Can anyone explain to me what a buzzsaw is? I've read many threads but I still don't get it... Thanks!Soraya"
Posted: by Mireneye
Last Reply: by Mireneye
Views: 712    Replies: 2
"Ok, I was playing around today and I think I found something pretty interesting.Ok, so, If you have one poi (best done with contac/sock poi and not fire) with head close to your arm you..."
Posted: by enjoymio
Last Reply: by Marcus
Views: 961    Replies: 6
"hey guys, how's everything happening! yeah, i've been watching this video relentlessly and i've come across just a couple moves i can't understand much. if you could give me some advice..."
Posted: by Zaltymbunk
Last Reply: by Richee
Views: 2623    Replies: 35
"Hello all "Manos" ( neologism issued from where i live, quasi untranslatable but completely invariable ) !!!Firstly, i have to prevent you that i am a french guy, which needs some ans..."
Posted: by envie
Last Reply: by envie
Views: 1104    Replies: 11
"Heya!Ive just started learning and every time i try to spin my poi behind me (behind my head or my back) i either hit myself in the ankles, back or my head. Or they just tangle up... Iv..."
Posted: by Achluophobia
Last Reply: by coleman
Views: 1281    Replies: 7
"Okay, I've searched a bit, and can't seem too find anything on this, I've heard it a few times, but just what is it? Is it that thingy where you go from a butterfly to having one poi ov..."
Posted: by Rovo
Last Reply: by dawn2dusk
Views: 1444    Replies: 21
"I have a digital camera in my possession for at least a couple more days and would be more then happy to make some short "tutorial" vids for anyone who wanted a video of any obscure mov..."
Posted: by Younglegend
Last Reply: by Younglegend
Views: 857    Replies: 6
"So im pretty new to these forums and all and i have only really seen the tutoriols on HOP. There are these terms that keep coming up that i really want to get clarified. See what i nee..."
Posted: by alexwp01
Views: 653    Replies: 0
"i've been taking a look at the tuition on this spinning site I think the videos are quite clear and better than the last time i was looking! has anyone downloaded....does it actually w..."
Posted: by BrettStar
Last Reply: by Chris Bailey
Views: 3146    Replies: 33
"under the bridge of spinning goodness i was asked by pyrolific if i cold do a antispin weave.... i didnt know what he was talking about and nether did he apparently... i did an antispin..."
Posted: by fNi
Last Reply: by MikeIcon
Views: 725    Replies: 2
"Okay, so I posted in the new moves thread that I learned 2nd degree butterfly waistwraps. I realise that this terminology is confusing and this is probably just adding to that, but I'm..."
Posted: by Seye
Last Reply: by Firetramp
Views: 1096    Replies: 7
"I've done a couple of searches and cant seem to find any good explanation so...What is anti-spin?(this has been bugging me for a while now)What on earth do people mean by a butterfly hy..."
Posted: by fireflyfaerie
Last Reply: by Disc0
Views: 784    Replies: 7
"hello poi people.Whats your fav type of pOi technique? just curious.me like ehhhh....alot of moves.likeButterfly (not that i can do butterfly fowards. but its fun backwards) and chasing..."
Posted: by TinklePants
Last Reply: by Muskelunge
Views: 953    Replies: 18
"I've found when I'm spinning, I prefer spinning forward weaves and anticlockwise (from my perspective, not yours ) , with high and low reels, and I find it hard to concentrate whilst s..."
Posted: by LilBBoy
Last Reply: by LilBBoy
Views: 1081    Replies: 7
"Okay, I'm not sure how i can explain this, but i can link to a vid that has half of this move in it. Clicky here. When Tink says "I'm wiping my arse!" this is half of the move. I can..."
Posted: by Eamonn
Last Reply: by Suibom
Views: 729    Replies: 2
"Im so made up, ive learned a new move (the barrel role) and its amazing, but im pissed off because me and a couple of my mates went down to the prom to do some fire poi and breathing an..."
Posted: by cedrada
Last Reply: by Intruder
Views: 1086    Replies: 15
"I bought some poi (before finding this website which is cheeper ) and have been practicing for a few days. They are gourgeour Cobra Poi, I practice without tails on though. I can forwa..."
Posted: by BrokenLeaves
Last Reply: by BrokenLeaves
Views: 1001    Replies: 16
"Why when I got to do a 4 beat weave....on the extra circle do my poi stop going split time and go same time...?Im copying the vidio exactly....I've jsut sat and read every 4 and 5 beat ..."
Posted: by NYC
Last Reply: by Muskelunge
Views: 1228    Replies: 22
"Just had some fun last Weds at a party. When I was setting up before hand I was assigned to hang lights. I'm sure many of us had thought of spinning light bulbs before (I certainly ha..."
Posted: by oli
Last Reply: by dream
Views: 6770    Replies: 31
"I've been having lots of fun with tangles recently. I thought id try and tell you how to do some of it. I dont know if all of what I'm about to try and describe has been covered before..."
Posted: by poig
Last Reply: by buggleberry_fairy
Views: 1113    Replies: 9
"OK, i can do some moves like chasing the sun, butterfly, weave, change direction, halo, corkscrew and figure of 8, but i need some new ones. Bear in mind that *CRY* i can't do behind th..."
Posted: by ShawnF
Last Reply: by Acciaio
Views: 1210    Replies: 7
"I thought some of you might be interested in this trick that Drew Tetz came up with. It is similar to regular hyperloop buzzsaw except that you don't have to dismount it. You just let g..."
Posted: by Richee
Views: 680    Replies: 0
"Lower & Upper cross-point (learning)&lbr;Move: Butterfly&rbr;Buttefly is key move to understad Figure 8 turning.If we spin forward butterfly wheel plane at oneside and make transiti..."
Posted: by Diciple_Of_Ares
Last Reply: by legion666
Views: 771    Replies: 7
"i finally figures out how to do a 3b wave. every time i did it before my chains would tangle, and then i just did it by accident when i was messing around with planes. sorry, just want..."
Posted: by Jez
Last Reply: by UnscrupulousChavOffersFoot
Views: 1633    Replies: 14
"A two handed move for you guys (I know that would be a first from me but oh well!!!). Although note that there is a one handed version of this same move in the jedi thread.Step 1Horizon..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Invader Xan
Views: 837    Replies: 3
"http://www.semlyen.net/cosmosjugglers/lib/lesson1.pdfI havent really looked at them yet but just right click and save as re-naming from 1-20have fun "
Posted: by Wheee
Last Reply: by Kathain_Bowen
Views: 2864    Replies: 39
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Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by shen shui
Views: 617    Replies: 3
"I was trying to get my hand wraps better from a weave earlier and thought if you could do it with butterfly. I tried and it got a bit tangled then came free.Would it be possible to do ..."
Posted: by TinklePants
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 6889    Replies: 91
"Ok guys, I've done searches galore, I've had step by step help and I still haven't got anywhere near a fountain. I'm reading the instructions, but it just won't register with what I'm s..."
Posted: by MegaMafro
Last Reply: by MegaMafro
Views: 788    Replies: 12
"I picked some poi up in Thailand after watching some fire shows. I was lucky enough to get a free hours lesson when i bought my poi, so that got me started with some moves.I started of..."
Posted: by Red_RaveN
Last Reply: by Acciaio
Views: 945    Replies: 8
"So, this is just a few ideas I got over the past few weeks. Elbow Catch When, say, spinning a watermill to the right, bt plane, left hand goes BTB, then right hand goes BTB and hits the..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 714    Replies: 2
"What move is the 'Shotgun' ? Ive found this video and a few people are talking about it not being a shotgun. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgMCMqqI6VQA video of someone doing a/the '..."
Posted: by BrokenLeaves
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 1107    Replies: 13
"Okay I have done a search on this, but didn't find what i was looking for...so apolagises if this has been asked a million times now...okay so so i think wraps look quite nice so i trye..."
Posted: by Chimney
Last Reply: by Chimney
Views: 686    Replies: 9
"The thread I looked at don't help much. So here ya go.I have been doing poi for a wee while now and have developed to an intermeddiate stage(by Michals poi book) but I was teaching a fr..."
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