Login/Join to Participate Last Reply: 11th Feb 2002 by Charles Views: 930 Replies: 8 " After seeing the COL vids there was only one guy (apologies for forgetting ya name) doing some throws. After a poi session last night I dreamt up loads of poss throws which should flow ..." Posted: 29th Jan 2002 by clare Views: 908 Replies: 3 " i need full, slow instructions.pretend i am a mentally retarded non-twirler, then try and explain.(i have the worst trouble visualising written explanations)" " I finally figured out this whole wrap thing. It was like one of those riddles where you just CAN'T get it, but then someone points 1 little thing out, and *poof*, the answer is right th..." Posted: 9th Oct 2001 by NYC Last Reply: 9th Feb 2002 by ShawnF Views: 5197 Replies: 50 " In doing a search on wraps I found it difficult to sort through them all. Most of the post turned into conversations about one particular wrap or glow/fire arguements What I would lov..." Last Reply: 9th Feb 2002 by toneman Views: 4443 Replies: 64 " Umm... from what I have seen, you guys around homeofpoi have been really focusing on your twirling. You've been focusing on your 5 beat 360s, btb weaves and 360s, quadrable corkscrews,..." Last Reply: 8th Feb 2002 by yashiro Views: 876 Replies: 6 " Ok its sad to say this but I still CANT get the butterfly going but every other move i have down perfect. No matter how i approtch the butterfly (Fast or Slow) I always smack the sticks..." Posted: 22nd Jan 2002 by clare Last Reply: 8th Feb 2002 by Jaeden Views: 1352 Replies: 14 " mmm.. i tried spinning with 4 poi last night (one handed corkscrews with both hands) and it was the biggest kick. havent had a rush like that in such a long time. theres just fire EVERY..." " Hey I've been doin 360 btb weaves for a while now and btb butterfly handcuff wraps and btb weave wraps... I'm just wondering... are there any more BTB moves left out there? Besides btb..." Posted: 19th Jan 2002 by Bdaze Last Reply: 5th Feb 2002 by Dom Views: 1585 Replies: 24 " Ive been having trouble getting down smooth wraps. whenever i try them they slow down so much that it doesnt flow. and also reversals. is it just me or do they just look plain un profe..." " just recently i got the behind the back weave down. it took me two weeks and i'm pretty relieved that my rists now have the feel for it. although every once in a while i still walup mys..." Last Reply: 3rd Feb 2002 by NYC Views: 1720 Replies: 9 " You know how the poi speeds up as the cable shortens when you are doing a wrap? Well, this is an example of a principle in physics called the conservation of angular momentum."The angul..." Posted: 26th Jan 2002 by Bdaze Last Reply: 2nd Feb 2002 by Orin Views: 1283 Replies: 9 " i bet this isnt a new move but i havenmt seen it anywere else. if is is a new move i wanna call it the onion blade. because thats what it looks lik. if it snt a new move feel free to m..." Posted: 30th Jan 2002 by Jerk Last Reply: 2nd Feb 2002 by phunky Views: 789 Replies: 7 " Hi everyone. I have been practacing often, and i was able to learn all the moves listed here on the lessons. I need help creating a great routine. I show off my skillz to some of my fri..." " i would have to say that one of my long term goals in the use of poi (or whatever you want to call them) is to encorporate acrobatic flips into a routine. i have seen it done once and i..." Posted: 29th Oct 2001 by phunky Views: 1026 Replies: 6 " So you're doing your forward low wave. For ease of explaining the move will be done with the right hand though i can be done on either side. Anyways, from forward low wave when your r..." Last Reply: 30th Jan 2002 by Jaeden Views: 1169 Replies: 5 " Hello, perhaps this has already bin asked a thounsend (1000) times, but egal, Also my problem ist that i have tried to get the Btb reverse weave (the foward habe ich schon, cool!!!) and..." Last Reply: 30th Jan 2002 by PK_ Views: 2933 Replies: 9 " Ok when I do TTN I always seem to rotate the just alittle its like my strings have a mind of there own. How can I stop this? Or is it just a thing that happens?" " I am able to do the basic moves on the site, as well as chasing the sun, forward and backward weave, low and high turn and I was just wondering if anyone could tell me how to go from on..." " does anyone know of any device that can measure the speed of the glowsticks on strings? people tell me that they've never seen anyone spin so fast as me. it makes me wonder just how fas..." " yeah...im trying to get this move down..and i feel that im pretty close to getting it...now the ultimate question...is it worth knowing?? true...its hard learning the rev 5 beat...then ..." Posted: 3rd Jan 2001 by Jesse Views: 1578 Replies: 14 " Anyone have any moves or any ideas for moves that can be used by two people who are spinning together? I know it sounds dangerous and all that, but the more I think about it, the more i..." Posted: 26th Jan 2002 by DIANNA Views: 1065 Replies: 4 " ok i'm shocked i can't seem to get it help anyone got any tips?iv'e spent allmost an hour with my poi staring on the clip but this is the hardest move i have yet to learn....." " ME and a friend a long time back had always tried to get one person lying on their back doing a butterfly and the other weaving between the butterfly but now we have evolved it into muc..." " Are there any moves out there that allow you to do this? i.e. change the direction your poi are spinning without using a wrap or a turn.I figured out one way to go from backward swingin..." Posted: 25th Aug 2001 by phunky Views: 1061 Replies: 6 " Something i remember fooling around with a couple of weeks ago (i forget shit).Start off with a butterfly to the left of you. So on your left side it should be a reverse butterfly (ass..." " im reading them and trying them out now " Last Reply: 24th Jan 2002 by phunky Views: 1929 Replies: 22 " Besides the one of the page i will like to see some... i got a new move but i dont have a camara bleh..Any of you with video camaras show new moves that would be GREAT!!! and i like l..." Posted: 19th Oct 2001 by LPH Last Reply: 24th Jan 2002 by phunky Views: 1904 Replies: 8 " hey all , probably some of you have caught it quite awhile ago ,but yesterday i was playing and i came up with TTN when 1 hand is under the leg .started with aregular TTN ,then the rig..." Posted: 25th Oct 2001 by phunky Last Reply: 24th Jan 2002 by phunky Views: 799 Replies: 4 " From reverse btb weave. When its on your right side going to the left, open your legs and let your right and then left poi go through your legs so the poi spin through at split-time. ..." " instead of going out with glowsticks, or don't wanna pay the cash right now for a begginers kit, or are just tired of hitting youself in the face while trying to learn the basics of the..." " after reading the post, i went and tried this with a friend of mine. The trick is difficult and requires 2 people with good skill and VERY good timing. stand back to back with a buddy,..." Last Reply: 23rd Jan 2002 by Belrock Views: 1902 Replies: 19 " The Weave, Butterfly, and Crossover.In the butterfly family I can do one handed,and behind the back. I can also do Crossover to Weave and back again.But the thing is, I can't figure wha..." " I've been trying to learn a Mexican wave where it goes on for over 4 side switches. However, my strings cross around the second one.I can do the alternating butterfly, and i have alrea..." " I wuz just sitting around with sum friends today and I got the maddest idea ever, I tied a glowstick to the end of two five foot ropes...spinning them looked incredibleits alot harder t..." " I am just wondering, at what rate do you generally tend to learn tricks? I've been spinning poi only for a little bit... But I'm wondering, how long practising would it take on average ..." Posted: 17th Jan 2002 by Izabil Last Reply: 17th Jan 2002 by Dom Views: 1085 Replies: 1 " Hello:I may be performing in a medieval journey (recreation of the medieval environment near a castle) animating a castle or the streets near it, soI need to know what kind of animation..." Last Reply: 16th Jan 2002 by Bendy Views: 555 Replies: 1 " What is a buzzsaw and how do you do it? I have heard about this thing a lot, but I don't think I have ever seen it..." Last Reply: 16th Jan 2002 by Charles Views: 1748 Replies: 12 " I was wondering if anyone tried any acrobatic moves while using poi/staff. For example, one of my friends tried twirling a string while doing cartwheel-not to successful.First, I guess..." Posted: 15th Jan 2002 by xman Last Reply: 15th Jan 2002 by Bendy Views: 768 Replies: 3 " ive been working on this move where split time one poi follows the other like a wheel.someone told me that its like doin a 5 beat weave, just keep repeating the beats, but it doesnt see..." Last Reply: 15th Jan 2002 by Stone Views: 1491 Replies: 15 " Ok let me start off in my defence:1. I have no idea what people are calling this move therefore couldnt search for it.2.If its been posted before im going to post it again. SorryStart w..." " Simply...WHAPO...ah..bugger...then slowly but surely here comes the pain. Down on one knee...then collapse into grimising pulp, grasping testicles, pulling them back out of your throat,..." Last Reply: 13th Jan 2002 by Kinnie Views: 1002 Replies: 9 " Does anyone have any full REALLY detailed explanations of ways to do the BTB weave? I have been trying to figure it out off the lesson page on HOP, but I doesn't do anything for me. I..." " Last night I was competing with my friends at swinging glowsticks and though I'm better when it comes to the swinging itself, i have no footwork at all...kan anyone hook me up with sum ..." Last Reply: 12th Jan 2002 by pozee Views: 1723 Replies: 4 " i don't know what this manuver is called buts it's when you're doing somthing close to the mexican man and you sudenly counterwrap your legs with the actual rope of the poi. you do this..." " ok i can do every move on the poi lesson beside that all kind of wraps to switch from weave style to butterfly style ummmmFountains, BTB fountains,BTB tread on the needle helcopter tre..." " i found something that gets alot of attention on a floor or in front of a crowd is starting off with simple raver glowsticking and just at the right time throwing your poi out and start..." Posted: 3rd Jan 2002 by DIANNA Last Reply: 8th Jan 2002 by DIANNA Views: 1083 Replies: 13 " ok, so i have this new move i take my poi and start to to a back wards spin but i let my sholders get in the way this wraps around my shoulders and goes normal back wards spin were i j..." " Is it possible to do the thread the needle move in split time / alternate time (either direction) as opposed to same time .... if that makes sense ????? ------------------Kato" Posted: 29th Dec 2001 by Skeks Views: 1013 Replies: 1 " Use a string or chain long enough to go from your hand, around your elbow, then back to your hand with enough left to swing the poi. I usually use underhand. You swing it, and let go ..." Last Reply: 2nd Jan 2002 by phunky Views: 800 Replies: 2 " Ignorant question perhaps, but what exactly is a wrap and release? I've done nearly every wrap I can think of as well as almost everyone posted, but what is this novel idea of wrap and..."