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Posted: by Mez
Last Reply: by dangerboy
Views: 1043    Replies: 4
"I twirl double staffs, and i love it but i am finding it hard to find new moves, i can do 5 different moves that look good (i dont what there called so i cant tell you) but i need mor..."
Posted: by hafsha1
Views: 1324    Replies: 0
"Jo Derry!!! Are you out there? I am trying to send you an e-mail to ask you a question but I keep getting delivery errors. Is the e-mail address for you that is posted on this websit..."
Posted: by spinnmasternate
Last Reply: by Girl From Mars
Views: 959    Replies: 2
"Strings?? Not for me. I'm using fishing spindals and re-inforced stainless steel rings. 4 links long each side all spindals. This promotes a good loco-motion, and enables you to spi..."
Posted: by s-p-l-a-t
Last Reply: by s-p-l-a-t
Views: 933    Replies: 2
"I had a very full-on day with more than a year's worth of emotion packed into it (incredible story). So I was also feeling very hmm..drained and numb I guess. And very very scattered...."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 1263    Replies: 7
"1) When i do short strings (8" or so), i go into a corkscrew with my hands close together, so that they just spin over and under my arms, two beats on top then 2 beats bottom, them i do..."
Posted: by FireSpirit
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 1831    Replies: 2
"OK I have the forward weave behind the back. You start off by going backwards split spin at your sides, Cross behind your back and stard forward weave behind the back. Now I don't know ..."
Posted: by N8
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 1000    Replies: 7
"My girlfriend and I are interested in learning as many doubles-moves as we can. There is a higher sense of passion for spinning when you can share your "center" with someone else. We ..."
Posted: by De_Frag
Last Reply: by Girl From Mars
Views: 928    Replies: 2
"I sent this to a list on this site some time ago, but don't think it read... It's a move worth becoming known, so I'm re-posting it.I haven't been active on these forums, and don't rea..."
Posted: by emoke
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 671    Replies: 2
"i just started this today and i can get it to do one rotation but almost 85% of the time i hit myself ... is it that i jsut need to be moreflexible??"
Posted: by FireSpirit
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 1436    Replies: 11
"I have noticed that if I drop down on to my knees with a move; for instance, an over the head butterfly, the croud goes wild. You can also do a hand wrap, and move on to almost anything..."
Posted: by hafsha1
Last Reply: by Jeff Duncan
Views: 695    Replies: 2
"I saw this one move at a club once and I would really like to know how to do it. This guy had the two poi spinning in a plane (not just parallel planes but in the same plane, chasing e..."
Posted: by Backpacker2k
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 699    Replies: 1
"This is a move I learnt off a guy called Sunny in Pushkar, India....You too can be Mohammed Ali!!! ( enough cheese )..... anyway,* whilst doing the butterfly* move your right hand just ..."
Posted: by emoke
Last Reply: by emoke
Views: 1175    Replies: 4
"like in the jo derry video on the videos page where hes spinnning them and it looks like their above his head forever, or like the first video called glowstix where she has them above h..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by s-p-l-a-t
Views: 1486    Replies: 10
"how do you do a butterfly with the Poi swinging in opposite directions????I have hit myself too many times.."S"------------------"Only the warrior that hears the call will know when to ..."
Posted: by Iandd
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 890    Replies: 2
"None of you lot ever mention split timing or direction, just do whatever you do together but split it. dif= chasing the sun and windmill, you get the idea, same move but different. Also..."
Posted: by dangerboy
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 888    Replies: 3
"According to the laws of physics, this does work. It needs a lot of practice and a lot of confidence. Here's the breakdown:Two people facing eachother spinning foreward slowly move towa..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 1220    Replies: 4
"Its more like moves stringed together with a couple of combos mixed in. i start it two diffferent ways.(Opening one)Forward weave..180 reverse weave..into a reverse butterfly (2beats)....."
Posted: by Ajtag
Last Reply: by Ajtag
Views: 828    Replies: 1
"yesterday in nice sunny england i dropped all my work and went outside to try and master some new moves with my socks.i had looked at the webpage... i thought why not try the cork screw..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 906    Replies: 1
"Im poor. And dishing out $15 for a set of fire poi is ok, but then you have to buy wicking and fuel and so on... So i got around to thinking how a Poor Boy like myself could just try F..."
Posted: by SsJ KaKaRoTtO
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 1229    Replies: 9
"Alright! I just started and I can do a lot of stuff: weaves, corkscrews, butterflys, mexican waves, etc. But what really pulls my ear is: How the hell do you turn!?! www.juggling.co..."
Posted: by De_Frag
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 972    Replies: 3
"So here's what I'd really like to do:weave a poi web around another personTwirl poi while someone works their way through the strings, some kind of perfectly harmonized dance, a Capoeir..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by De_Frag
Views: 1506    Replies: 13
"I am new to the board..(obviously) so i dont know if anyone has tred this or not, so here it goes..and please bear with me on the terms because i didnt even know this was called poi unt..."
Posted: by xes
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1284    Replies: 5
"whatr wraps?!? i know a lot of trick but dont know the terminology that good... so.. what is it?tnx"
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by LiquidNinja
Views: 1489    Replies: 16
"Th efinishing move that i was trying to explain is in this video about half way through...it has a slight variation but it is basicaly the same.Plus i have to learn these wraps..A whole..."
Posted: by celestialbamboo
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 816    Replies: 3
"Ok, I've been spinning for just a little while (a month or 2), and im not that good yet, and I just wondered if anyone had some easy (*EASY*) combinations to suggest for me to learn? Al..."
Posted: by TaiGuy
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 1527    Replies: 11
"Hey, i was wondering... Is it possible to do a horizontal butterfly? Like you're doing the limbo and you have it over you? I tried with glowstix, but the strings keep getting tangled up..."
Posted: by Bish_the_Ding
Last Reply: by onewheeledweirdo
Views: 1012    Replies: 1
"Take comfort in the fact that this move is easier to do than it is to explain ...Part 1:Have a squizz a Xaeda's move #18 - get this one down pat.Now, where Xaeda stops the pole(in her r..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Jesse
Views: 1220    Replies: 5
"the "burn the nose" move is very simple, but dangerous. only experienced spinners should do it.start spinning the poi forward on your sides.to "burn your nose", simply swing them to the..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Heph
Views: 720    Replies: 1
"Hephaestos, Next month, there is going to be a really good "rave" in Chicago called BUMP, its got richard humpy vission, diesilboy, paul johnson, funk master flex, 3 rooms. But it ..."
Posted: by SsJ KaKaRoTtO
Last Reply: by TaiGuy
Views: 943    Replies: 8
"hey, ive got a little problem w/ my butterfly.when i start to go into it, 'n' i bring my hands 2gether, when the poi reach the bottom of their circle, they collide. why is that?help!!!..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by celestialbamboo
Views: 812    Replies: 2
"I do all this with glow sticks and can do a lot of the begginer and some of the intermediate stuff. I was woundering if there are any good learning site that teach around my level."
Posted: by adamrice
Last Reply: by Lazerous
Views: 1781    Replies: 9
"Ok, many of you probably know the move where you plant your feet facing North, rotate your body above the waist to face East, do a forward weave in that direction and then do a turn abo..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 879    Replies: 3
"I learned how to do the corkscrew with glowsticks on short strings. Strings are no more than 6 inches long, plus the length of the glowsticks.I was looking at the video of a corkscrew o..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by s-p-l-a-t
Views: 1902    Replies: 11
"Hey all,Kinda new to this whole discussion group thing...I'm an Israeli poi swinger (there aren't many of us where I live), and I noticed that some combos I came up with aren't listed a..."
Posted: by lorbid
Last Reply: by emptyset
Views: 687    Replies: 1
"Hi folks, I am having some problems with the 3/4 beat weave. I have been spinning poi for about 6 months, and I still am having problems... I can get just about everything else... fowar..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 2518    Replies: 12
"I've been doing poi for about 2 days now. I can already do weaves (3 and 4 beats), corkscrews, and some other stuff. But.... I can seem to get the butterfly just right. Sometimes I h..."
Posted: by spiffspiff
Last Reply: by Lazerous
Views: 1494    Replies: 13
"Constantly switching from the forward weave to reverse weave seems to have a neat effect. By switching i mean the thing where you twirl around 180 degrees (the video on this page www.j..."
Posted: by Bish_the_Ding
Last Reply: by o-o
Views: 1200    Replies: 4
"Here's an easily adaptable butterfly combo that's so easy I can already hear you guys groaning "Yes, but can you do it backwards, hopping up&down on one foot while priming plastic explo..."
Posted: by Endangered Sanity
Last Reply: by Endangered Sanity
Views: 996    Replies: 3
"I may just be repeating the obvious here, but just this afternoon i realised that you can go straight into a reverse butterfly from forward swinging by sort of crossing your hands and t..."
Posted: by adamrice
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1135    Replies: 4
"In the process of trying to learn the behind-the-back weave (which I can now do without tangling the cables, but not without hitting myself), I figured out how to do this move--I had se..."
Posted: by o-o
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 878    Replies: 3
"hi there,still trying to nail down a single long chain: grabbing it by both ends i can do a lot of standard poi moves; Grabbing it in the centre i can do a few staff-like things, but ..."
Posted: by smitty
Last Reply: by Frenzie
Views: 1162    Replies: 5
"why is it always poi moves? i dont have anything against it i think it rocks, but where are the staff moves in this section?"
Posted: by Alexlexex
Last Reply: by Simos
Views: 1398    Replies: 15
"Hmm, does anyone think we could use a chat room?&lbr;This message has been edited by Alexlexex (edited 25 February 2001).&rbr;"
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1119    Replies: 4
"I know this couldn't be new but....extending your arms straight over your head in a normal helicopter/overhead butterfly, then turning it into the flip moves...alternate butterfly, wave..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by sundancer
Views: 3324    Replies: 12
"hey everyone, is anyone out there doing any bolo work? two short chains with balls on both ends? please share!!!-flavio"
Posted: by creatureface
Last Reply: by Nomad
Views: 1504    Replies: 9
"i've been spinning fire, mostly with clubs, sometimes staff, and, having just returned from new zealand, poi...for a few years now and i'm finally starting to feel ready to put together..."
Posted: by protozoa
Last Reply: by bobrob
Views: 991    Replies: 4
"Last night we had a spin jam here in Baltimore, MD. Now I have to tell you that Baltimore can most accurately be described as a drinking town with an (american) football problem. So i..."
Posted: by Frenzie
Last Reply: by Frenzie
Views: 2774    Replies: 6
"hmm unsure of the spelling but we used to do them horse riding.Found an interesting move involving 2 people on the "moves sent in by visitors" passing butterfly sorta thing. Just wonder..."
Posted: by Peregrine
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1339    Replies: 3
"ok...so you do what is called on this site as the low wave (I always wanted to call it the hip flip but anyway)...if you stop alternating from front to back the poi end up doing reverse..."
Posted: by Timmy
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 2051    Replies: 16
"Has any-one managed to do a 5 beat weave behind their back? Any hints, as I keep coming close, but then almost killing myself! All help greatly appriciated,Tim /|\"
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