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Posted: by lolli
Last Reply: by Dom
Views: 818    Replies: 7
"hey lovely spinning peeps, i just wanted to ask if there are anyother left handed ppl out there having trouble. im finding the reverse weave a bitch-arss move to do, so i kept avoiding ..."
Posted: by PyroMike
Last Reply: by PyroMike
Views: 917    Replies: 6
"This move is driving me crazy, and I'm not entirely sure why..I have the figure eight down... and so now I'm starting to try the Weave...I bring my right poi over my left arm on the lef..."
Posted: by PeDey
Last Reply: by adamrice
Views: 2661    Replies: 25
"has any one got a funky way of coming out of a 360 weave? I've been working on coming out to a corkscrew but it's still very messy,Could extra beats be added in to a 360 weave??? lets h..."
Posted: by Maxum72
Last Reply: by Paddy
Views: 1199    Replies: 11
"You know, Poi can get pretty frustrating at times. I have been at it now for about 10 months. I started off with glo-sticks (not knowing what Poi was called, or anything else about it..."
Posted: by IcklePooMama
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 740    Replies: 2
"Dunno if this move's new to anyone but I've discovered that from one handed butterfly you can take it over your head just like two handed overhead butterfly. Just get in to one handed b..."
Posted: by wanderinglinton
Last Reply: by PeDey
Views: 1452    Replies: 20
"Hello all, I am new to this site so please excuse me if I am asking things which have been amply covered in previous discussions..What I am interested in is hearing from anyone who can ..."
Posted: by Dynamo
Last Reply: by phunky
Views: 757    Replies: 6
"Well i got couple of sets of poi to learn this stuff and the boxed collection of COL/COL2 and the Art of Poi. Been trying to get the butterfly move for about 4 weeks now and making abso..."
Posted: by Noona
Last Reply: by Paddy
Views: 715    Replies: 3
"I've got a lovely lump behind my ear after twatting myself at full pelt with PK's aerotechs, whilst doing BTB forwards. It sent me a bit concust for a while (nothing drastic or anything..."
Posted: by Urashima
Last Reply: by Doc Lightning
Views: 708    Replies: 6
"hi, i just started spinning a few days ago, with my practice (tennis ball) poii was wondering how fast people perform their moves... i learnt the butterfly and a few other simple things..."
Posted: by Gir
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 859    Replies: 5
"I can't decide what I want to learn next. I know the basic forward and backward swings. Butterfly, and recently got the weave. I just can't decide what to learn next, I think I'll go..."
Posted: by DiL
Last Reply: by Sepa
Views: 1414    Replies: 13
"I know this topic has been covered and infintesmal amoutn of times, and believe me, ive read the topics, heres what i dont get though, when i go from left to right side, my poi always t..."
Posted: by alphalight
Last Reply: by DocLiquid
Views: 2058    Replies: 21
"searching for a combi to come in a butterfly, what I do is just turn them in cross them after 1 or 2 circle. Find a way to come nice out but not in .DO u got some help for me out there "
Posted: by Gir
Last Reply: by Damia
Views: 698    Replies: 7
"I think I got it, or atleast the basics going. It just feels weird because it's considered a 3 beat, but it feels like I'm only doing two. The one over, the one under, then, it's like..."
Posted: by master sodium
Last Reply: by PeDey
Views: 559    Replies: 2
"ok, I finally found something today that shows my whole reflection when I spin. unfortunately i saw I'm doing something wrong. when I do a fwd 5-beat weave, as I'm crossing back from th..."
Posted: by neo
Last Reply: by PeDey
Views: 530    Replies: 2
"Hi as i said i'm a newbie at poi but i can do like the corkskrew, X above my head,a vaient of the butter fly, spiner and crossover both ways, so can some one tell me some tricks? "
Posted: by TaiGuy
Last Reply: by yabyum
Views: 1579    Replies: 24
"Hey, what are all the various types of wraps/direction changing techniques you guys/girls know of? I recently got my weave-->butterfly &butterfly-->weave transitions down p..."
Posted: by graphicvi0lence
Last Reply: by Morgane
Views: 2931    Replies: 32
"Hmm. it falls under easy in the lessons, but it seems like a big step to me. I can do the forward swing, the backward swing, in equal and split timing. I can't do opposite directions ..."
Posted: by wanderinglinton
Last Reply: by toneman
Views: 902    Replies: 6
"As editor of Phunky Phanzine, I have a question to put to you. Are you formally known as Phunky, or formerly known as Phunky?Thousands of your devoted fans are at a loss as to what to ..."
Posted: by Phuhzzzie Wuhzzzie the Pumpkin King
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 718    Replies: 3
"I've got sexy new wrap, I call it the 'Cross Strap' basically you throw each of the poi over your opposite shoulder. 'Forwards Cross Stap' lands on your shoulder blade and the chains fo..."
Posted: by poipixie
Last Reply: by fluffy napalm fairy
Views: 953    Replies: 9
"ok guys im sorry if there has already been a thread on this, i did look but chances are that i read every one except for the one that answers my question...sorry in advance if this is t..."
Posted: by Pink...?
Last Reply: by glowshow
Views: 813    Replies: 4
"Ok. my mate Chris was teaching me the fountain and he said it was like, overhead butterfly, low weave, butterfly, type thing. reading some posts on here seems it isnt. will someone plea..."
Posted: by Morgane
Last Reply: by Peregrine
Views: 787    Replies: 6
"i am trying to get the over under out thingy working and have come up with a slight problem....i KNOW i am doing something wrong ...but how the HECK do u ladies avoid hitting the fronta..."
Posted: by Sepa
Last Reply: by Morgane
Views: 814    Replies: 10
"I find when I'm spinning that lots of other people want a go, but I have no idea what to teach them that's easy and encourages them to keep going with the poi.I've been trying to teach ..."
Posted: by clarkey
Last Reply: by Sepa
Views: 1046    Replies: 11
"Please help!!I having trying to get this 5 beat weave business sorted for ages, can someone please explain how you do it.From what i have understood (obviously not very well) is that yo..."
Posted: by Salinger
Last Reply: by Salinger
Views: 666    Replies: 4
"fellow fire lovers,I have been fire staffing for quite a while now and have decided to buy myself some fire poi. I've had a bit of a look around and have discovered that quite a lot of..."
Posted: by neo
Last Reply: by phunky
Views: 529    Replies: 1
"HI i'm kind of new to poi but i knows about 6/7 tricks can someone tell me some more?Email me at nobody_knows67@hotmail.com "
Posted: by TopHat
Last Reply: by phunky
Views: 604    Replies: 5
"I was just mucking around then and I don't know if others can do it or not but has anyone ever tried a split way cross over? Well it's a new move in my mind now and I think it looks pre..."
Posted: by Jaeden
Last Reply: by Stone
Views: 2441    Replies: 21
"Towards the end of last summer, while I was at the peak of my practicing, I found myself doing all sorts of crazy beated weave/windmill/corkscrew things (never on purpose) while trying ..."
Posted: by Tommmy
Last Reply: by phunky
Views: 894    Replies: 5
"Hi,I took up poi about a month ago. One thing I noticed when learning new moves is that it really helps if you choose the right music to learn something new to.For instance when learnin..."
Posted: by neo
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 790    Replies: 11
"I have inveted a new trick called the corkskrew spiner you are spining and doing the corkskrew I think it will look good( ) with fire or gloing poi!"
Posted: by graphicvi0lence
Last Reply: by graphicvi0lence
Views: 542    Replies: 2
"It's a move that's done over the head..it looks to me, as the arms don't cross..kinda like a butterfly...but..it looks like it's one continuous circle..and..I'm not good at descriptions..."
Posted: by Wyrm
Last Reply: by glowshow
Views: 805    Replies: 3
"I can already do the 3 point weave, i just dont know how to do the 5 point. someone please explain."
Posted: by fujisawa
Last Reply: by glowshow
Views: 708    Replies: 7
"WAH-HOO!!! I finally learned the btb weave!"
Posted: by Becca
Last Reply: by arashi
Views: 2061    Replies: 22
"Can someone help me?? I have looked through other topics, but cant seem to find the answer, maybe someone can help me... pleeeaaassseee. O.k. so I can do my f/w and b/w weave mana..."
Posted: by Intelect
Last Reply: by DJ Dantana
Views: 634    Replies: 2
"I just mastered the behind the back weave five minutes ago and I am sooooo incredibly excited!!! Finally, aftward weeks of practice, I finally got it. My question is on how to do a wr..."
Posted: by Space
Last Reply: by Jo
Views: 561    Replies: 2
"GRRRR!!! Ok, so I have the 5 beat weave, it looks beautiful, but apparently i'm doing it wrong?!?! With the right hand, I most definately do 3 beats on the right, and 2 on the left. I'v..."
Posted: by SaggyD2034
Last Reply: by Space
Views: 1625    Replies: 18
"I started out using glowsticks, but i switched to poi and i use two fingers when i hold poi, and i don't know how to hold my glowsticks now, because if i use my thumb agains my for fing..."
Posted: by Cazzar
Last Reply: by Stone
Views: 556    Replies: 3
"i've been trying to find out some info on how to do the Fountain...but everytime i see somethin i just get confused anyone got any tips or good websites that i could go to? cheers! "
Posted: by phunky
Last Reply: by phunky
Views: 1364    Replies: 23
"Just out of curiosity, did you guys learn the forward 5-beat weave first or the reverse 5-beat weave?"
Posted: by Kyrian
Last Reply: by Kyrian
Views: 722    Replies: 2
"mm'k, i won't go into details, but i friend of mine was saying something about picking up a btb wevae by turning into it....how? I seriously can't figure out how that would work. I can ..."
Posted: by Paddy
Last Reply: by Kyrian
Views: 947    Replies: 8
"THE GOOD NEWS: I just got the btb weave.THE BAD NEWS: I can only do it naked.This news is especially bad for my roommate."
Posted: by inovo420
Last Reply: by Glss
Views: 677    Replies: 2
"I just started spinning fire about a week ago and I soon realised you cant't just start with your stuff lit t first you need a little praice first but I've became addicted already. It's..."
Posted: by Pink...?
Last Reply: by Pink...?
Views: 749    Replies: 2
"Ok. what exactly are wraps? and how do you do them?"
Posted: by alphalight
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 1002    Replies: 8
"Do someone now some moves while swinging in opposite direction except various weave and butterflies. I'm just on the way to find a strange move ! If you cross your arms and do a kind ..."
Posted: by Zion
Last Reply: by The Welcome Matt
Views: 1029    Replies: 3
"Hey everyone...i recently saw a kid at my school do poi with glowsticks at a talent show. It was really cool, so i thought id give it a try. Is there anything i can use to learn, beside..."
Posted: by shakas
Last Reply: by Jello
Views: 1196    Replies: 13
" (im using gowsticks) When ever I do wraps ...around my thigh for example...I smack my knuckles and finger nails so hard...it makes me wanna scream....is there something that im doing w..."
Posted: by Bendy
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 1721    Replies: 24
"Ok most of us have a stronger hand when twirling - this is usually the lead hand when learning new moves etc.Many people have a preferred direction to turn (eg I find turning to my left..."
Posted: by curse
Last Reply: by breaker
Views: 1494    Replies: 14
"I need more moves, but for glowsticks and help on what is the best length that the string should be in order for you not to get hit."
Posted: by Dut
Last Reply: by Whiffle Squeek
Views: 1391    Replies: 10
"I'd like to hear a good discussion of grip styles, since other people were asking too in the glowstick thread.What grips do you currently use? How do you minimize rubbing/cutting? Did y..."
Posted: by RyeBread
Last Reply: by NightShade1
Views: 769    Replies: 4
"Hadnt seen anyone explain a trick like this, but with the poi travelling in a reverse spin in front of your body, bend down close to the ground and let the poi wrap from the outside of ..."
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