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"i posted this in another thread, but i want everyones feedback on it....immediately after doing it , i dubbed it "dead man's wave"..because of thRevBF...low wave right Poi behind back a..."
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"I love doing glowsticks, and i have put all effort i could to learn all of the moves i found on this website. Well, i learned like 90% of these. However, when i look at the video's from..."
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"i did this last night at a club..The best way i can think to explain what this looks like is...1/2 of a forward giant butterfly in split time...sort of.while swinging forward in split t..."
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"Ok (N8 gasps for air) This weekend I did this awesome doubles move. The Martian and I were in her buddie's room listening to (The Master) Paul Oakenfold and we did this really cool tr..."
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"well for those of you who like wraps.....i just did a butterfly and on the down swing stick your leg out straight and let both wrap and then you'll be doing the butter fly the other dir..."
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"Im so proud of myself :P I'm not really very good at it yet, but I'm drroling at all the possibilities for combos and stuff from this move Getting a new move is the best feeling. Well..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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...."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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??"
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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)....."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"whatr wraps?!? i know a lot of trick but dont know the terminology that good... so.. what is it?tnx"
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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!!!..."
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"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."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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?"
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"Hmm, does anyone think we could use a chat room?&lbr;This message has been edited by Alexlexex (edited 25 February 2001).&rbr;"
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"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..."
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