Login/Join to Participate Posted: 20th Jul 2001 by Anonymous Views: 1748 Replies: 6 " i've just cracked the one handed double poi corckscrew and i was just wondering if any one else out there was doing much one handed stuff and what the posibilities are. i'm trying other..." Posted: 23rd Jul 2001 by Knagi Views: 652 Replies: 0 " Thought I'd drop this one on you guys it's a real easy butterfly vartion to keep going with and I haven't had my problems with it. Simply do a butterfly then at the same time put your l..." " I just learned the BTB weave! It seems easy now that I have it down. I've been twirling for about 4 months and can't wait to see how much my skills will improve in another 4!" " *gasps* Can't believe it..I learned both the BTB Forward and Reverse Weaves..just shows ya..ANYONE can do it with enough practice. (:Happy Twirling!CRD" Posted: 19th Jul 2001 by Angel Last Reply: 20th Jul 2001 by Myst Views: 1338 Replies: 4 " AAAAAAAAAAAAAARGH! Okay, I have learned most of the more common moves. I can do them forward, left to right and right to left (though being right handed, my left hand tends to be a bi..." " Any top tips?Help me outta my frustration. I've got the forward version, and I'm a super-strings distance away from getting the reverse, but it just F@#ks up everytime, entangling, main..." Posted: 10th Jun 2001 by ScRuBB Last Reply: 19th Jul 2001 by pozee Views: 1874 Replies: 9 " Here's a nifty move that's not terribly difficult but looks impressive if done right.Swing the poi forward into a chase the sun, alternating one swing on each side of you. When the poi..." " I want to know if my move, which is similar to the double helicopter/around back move is new or not? When I do the double spin in each hand above ny head, the first spin is through my f..." Last Reply: 16th Jul 2001 by Myst Views: 816 Replies: 2 " I've got the rythem of the reverse 5 beat down and am coming out with decent circles on either side, but here's my trouble- it seems that I can only do this when I hold my hands up, abo..." Posted: 30th Dec 2000 by Simos Views: 3070 Replies: 14 " This is my favourite move - it works best if you are swinging in parties, nightclubs etc i only tried it with glowsticks but i bet it will work better with fire Basically you begin by ..." " I'm getting ok at doing the spinning,,and my friend taught me some cool wraps,, but i was wondering if there is a web site that shows you hw to do wraps the way this site shows you how ..." Posted: 10th Jul 2001 by Anonymous Views: 877 Replies: 3 " ok does anyone know a move where u can get out of the behand the back (or butt) butterfly? i can get into it smoothly but have not figured a way to get out." " Okay, so I had a dream last night about poi... I used to be heavy into gymnastics, but I'm so out of shape I couldn't possibly do this move... maybe if I stretch out, I could manage it ..." Last Reply: 10th Jul 2001 by yeaword Views: 2386 Replies: 10 " OK, a windmill is sorta like a weave, right? And it is possible to do a weave turn, so it should be possible to do a windmill turn.It is. So far I've only worked out two permutations. I..." Posted: 4th Jul 2001 by Myst Views: 958 Replies: 3 " Recently, I've found myself doing a lot of BTB stuff. I just wanted to share with everyone a couple of good moves that are real crowd pleasers. 1)(skull bash) BTBW (5 reps) to a right..." Last Reply: 6th Jul 2001 by Myst Views: 1033 Replies: 1 " with the led attached to the end of ur glowstick with a splitring toss one glowstick up and catch it in the elbow joint not open ur arm quick to pop the glowstick up and catch it and si..." Posted: 6th Jul 2001 by bhawk Last Reply: 6th Jul 2001 by Myst Views: 829 Replies: 2 " Ive been messing around with wraps as transition moves, but Im having a little trouble uwrapping some of them.Ill try to explain the particular wrap Im having trouble with, but if Im no..." Posted: 5th Jul 2001 by Ajtag Last Reply: 6th Jul 2001 by pj Views: 964 Replies: 4 " i was lookingf at some of the videos and at the start some staff peformers breifly lift the staff and produce 5 ft flames above the staff... i cannot imagine how this is done but 1 it l..." " Can someone explain to me the method of going from a weave to reverse or vice versa by sticking out one leg, having both poi hit the same side of the leg, then come out into the reverse..." Posted: 14th Jun 2001 by touch Views: 1170 Replies: 6 " can anybody here pull off the 4 beat weave behind their back. I can do it forwards and am working on doing it backwards. Help me." Posted: 27th Jun 2001 by Lamar Views: 1405 Replies: 10 " I was toying around with the thing I read on here a while back where you can go from a butterfly to left/right hand above your head and the opposite hand behind your back, then meet at ..." Posted: 29th Jun 2001 by Knagi Last Reply: 1st Jul 2001 by Nic Views: 1250 Replies: 4 " I saw a pic of someone doin a heart shape here. anyone have any idea how this is done?" Posted: 27th Jun 2001 by dask Views: 1258 Replies: 1 " Hi,I'm actually a beginner I spin only for one month and a half and I use fire only for two weeks. I have learn all the tricks in the poi lesson (except the BTB weave, BTB butterfly and..." Posted: 28th Jun 2001 by Knagi Views: 1256 Replies: 3 " hehe here's a cool one time move for glowsticks. Do a one handed butterfly as fast as you can then push yourself to make it go faster not sure when it happens but sometime the lines wil..." " hey there I all new to this ...I been twirling off and on for about three months now and worked out a move that I havent seen anywhere esle...so here goesstart with a forward swing, the..." Last Reply: 28th Jun 2001 by Knagi Views: 1116 Replies: 1 " ok you know those balls that you can pull to make a bigger ball, they have like hinges , they are plastic, some glow in the dark? well are there any moves that you can put together to m..." Posted: 28th Jun 2001 by touch Views: 994 Replies: 0 " I found myself in a puddle of laughter upon discovering this trick. (sorry but its a meteor trick)I have been playing with double neck wraps on poi for some time now, so I tried it with..." Last Reply: 28th Jun 2001 by Knagi Views: 1342 Replies: 1 " Here is the practice routine I have come up with that covers just about all the moves I know, however every time I perform the routine, I get to the end and it just doesn't feel finishe..." Posted: 26th Jun 2001 by touch Last Reply: 25th Jun 2001 by Plazma Views: 939 Replies: 2 " Hey hey poi people.I have been playing with the meteor recently and have discovered something interesting.But I need your help!When doing the one handed butterfly in a forwards directio..." " Hey I have done a few shows now blowing fire. and have a few ?s. what was the differance btwn your blowing tourches and your contact ones? Can you put out your blowing tourch in your mo..." Posted: 25th May 2001 by Plazma Views: 1638 Replies: 8 " everytime i try poi'ing with two strings on one hand, i wind up getting them crossed, tangled or knotted. i want to eventually move on to doubles with both hands, but i need to figure ..." Posted: 19th Jun 2001 by Lamar Views: 1228 Replies: 7 " I've been toying a little w/ doing a forward butterfly and switching to a reverse butterfly w/ a 180, and vice-versa. I've also been toying with going from a forward at one side of my ..." " do the butterfly, bring it behind your head, then on the downbeat, kick up one leg and wrap the butterfly around it and bring your foot back down. you will now be doing the reverse but..." Last Reply: 15th Jun 2001 by Lamar Views: 1423 Replies: 6 " I stumbled on this one, but it is really neat.Begin like you are doing a tuck turn; as you are bring them out and in front of your body, instead of turning, keep your feet planted, and ..." " I'm sure someone has probably posted this before however I couldent find it and maybe a refresher would be nice? Do a forward butterfly. Keep your hands together and bring them over an..." Posted: 13th Jun 2001 by Myst Last Reply: 15th Jun 2001 by Myst Views: 1511 Replies: 5 " Never seen this done and was wondering if anyone else can do it. I was playing around with neck wraps tonight and instead of the traditional, they don't really wrap and you tilt you he..." " This is a simple variation on the usual weave motion. Usually I do this with my wrist pretty close together. The main difference with the giant weave is that I don't. This is an interes..." Posted: 14th Jun 2001 by touch Views: 769 Replies: 1 " 1.get poi tails dirty at free party.2.let the dirt set and go rock solid.3.swing your poi and simply whip yourself in the eye, easy as that. (painful as that)4. the creative side of it ..." Posted: 14th Jun 2001 by touch Views: 1179 Replies: 1 " Hey poi people.Have a play with this one, I`m almost sure that I made it up, and I love it!spin both poi backwards at split times, as the right poi comes up slacken the chain so the poi..." " Variation of the Low Wave. Do a reverse or forward butterfly overhead, bring your right poi down your right side then back into the butterfly, then with your left, then screw the butter..." " So you do a btb weave with one hand, and keep the other in the btb weave (doesn't really matter which way), attempt to launch into a horizontal butterfly and reflect one of your new sup..." " What the hell is a fountain?Love always,Spanky" Posted: 22nd May 2001 by pj Last Reply: 13th Jun 2001 by emthren Views: 1696 Replies: 17 " I discovered what can be done with the split time butterfly this evening. OH MY GOD! Words cannot describe the experience.(but I'll try. ;-)So, I've been looking for some new moves r..." Posted: 9th Jun 2001 by Axis Last Reply: 13th Jun 2001 by Myst Views: 1508 Replies: 8 " Howdidoodi?It has come to my attention that some poi people think that by putting together an act or routine will limit them in some way!?!Creating a show can only feed your skills and ..." " I was playing around with the btb circular weave last night (trying to ignore fumes =/) and came across a funky 'new' move which goes a little like this,Doing the btb circular weave, ba..." Posted: 12th Jun 2001 by Plazma Last Reply: 13th Jun 2001 by Plazma Views: 1061 Replies: 2 " Sorry peeps, i know i havn't really contributed much to the moves section lately but i thought i'd share some new moves i know now really well. 1.) Ok, this was mentioned before i bele..." Posted: 11th Jun 2001 by Ajtag Last Reply: 12th Jun 2001 by Pele Views: 1411 Replies: 5 " i was playing around and i am trying to get the hang of about 4 moves at the mo and then i went in to a mad thing where you do fwd butterfly on your right side bkw butterfly on the left..." Posted: 8th Jun 2001 by bean Last Reply: 11th Jun 2001 by Ajtag Views: 977 Replies: 2 " been trying for awhile but can't land a forward behind the back weave. I was wondering if anyone had some tips." Posted: 10th Jun 2001 by bhawk Last Reply: 11th Jun 2001 by Lamar Views: 1345 Replies: 1 " Ive been looking at some glowsticking (on strings of course) videos and I saw a move in a few of them that Id like to learn. From what I saw, the person starts with a forward weave and ..." " Sorry about posting this... I feel a bit foolish but I've just got to know, as I do the moves but practically have no idea what most of them are called.. but what are wraps? And, how ar..."