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Posted: by zencheshirecat
Last Reply: by aston
Views: 1068    Replies: 5
"hey everyone, as you can see from the title, i am new to poi. i havnt even started yet or got anything for it yet, but i'm hoping to start. but first i have a couple questions...is ther..."
Posted: by Richee
Last Reply: by aston
Views: 957    Replies: 2
"Continuation of the previous..--------------------------------------------- (mirror)--------------------CONTEXT--------------------Back, behind the back, or watch your heads.Front, in t..."
Posted: by ylurt
Last Reply: by ylurt
Views: 954    Replies: 2
"I've been looking on here for new moves but it all seems too high over my head (hard) so could somebody teach me a new move that would be in between beginner and advance. Im a little sl..."
Posted: by danae_sun
Last Reply: by the7thfollower
Views: 1192    Replies: 2
"hi. i have been learning poi for a couple of months now (i dont have much time to practice but ::meh::) and i'm getting really stuck on this one move i want to learn.What it is, I can g..."
Posted: by Mako
Last Reply: by Stout
Views: 1164    Replies: 7
"I would like to say a massive thanks to HoP as all the poi moves I have mastered..not many are thanks to your teachings.However I was wondering if any of you have had the same problem a..."
Posted: by CBMS
Last Reply: by AlienJon
Views: 1566    Replies: 12
"Hey, I am having trouble keeping my off hand (left) from going all sideways on me. Everytime i spin it is on a weird tilt, that is getting kinda dangerous to spin with. Any hints with h..."
Posted: by RicheeII
Last Reply: by RicheeII
Views: 1537    Replies: 9
"Lat. &lbr;Orbis pictus&rbr; - World in picturesInspirated by teaching method developed by education reformator Jan Amos Komensky.----------------------POI---------------------- Poi, the..."
Posted: by Jello
Last Reply: by squid
Views: 1839    Replies: 10
"Sorry if this has been done before, I can't use the search function on this site without having Explorer shut down right away. Anyways, do people stretch before twirling? More importa..."
Posted: by (andrew)
Last Reply: by squid
Views: 2878    Replies: 5
"Ive gone on a bit of a poi parralell at the moment and have started throwing and catching poi and mixing it in to routines. i havent used fire yet, cause, well, its damn hard to do it p..."
Posted: by Daisetsu
Last Reply: by drvariety
Views: 1128    Replies: 4
"I'm new to Poi so I'm starting off with glowsticks which I already have a ton of. I tied a piece of string onto one glowstick and now am wondering what to use for a handle. I've seen ..."
Posted: by sewage300
Last Reply: by Gnor
Views: 1173    Replies: 4
"HI allsaw a m8 of mine doin poi a while back and was jus standing there in awe with my mouth dropped openso bein a bit stoned last weekend i brought sum poi and i love itSo i get them o..."
Posted: by garthy
Last Reply: by Gnor
Views: 5386    Replies: 36
"Ok this has been mentioned in a few theads..One night after far to much to drink Sandy, Tim(T&B) and Garthy with help from matt(the boy g) invented a poi card game. We played it in ..."
Posted: by Sporkle
Last Reply: by UnscrupulousChavOffersFoot
Views: 984    Replies: 4
"Ok So I'm Attempting To Teach Myself Weave Crossers... If That's What They're Called?But The Problem Is On Every Other The The Poi On My Right Hand Side, (So The Poi In My Left Hand) Ke..."
Posted: by elph
Last Reply: by hamamelis
Views: 5413    Replies: 18
"Getting pretty good now + can pick up new tricks quite easily. BUT the forward btb weave is the bane of my life. i just cant get it, i can do regular btb weave but forwards just seems t..."
Posted: by bhawk
Last Reply: by sewage300
Views: 2274    Replies: 12
"For those of you that do fire transfers, and blowing/eating, this will probably be stupid, but for us beginer pyros its a easy way to show off at parties and what not.Anyways, you'll ne..."
Posted: by danae_sun
Last Reply: by Dom
Views: 1074    Replies: 4
"hi. i have been learning poi for a couple of months now (i dont have much time to practice but ::meh::) and i'm getting really stuck on this one move i want to learn.What it is, I can g..."
Posted: by fireflyfaerie
Last Reply: by psychoaddict
Views: 1188    Replies: 5
"any tips?ive been trying for aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaages and i just cant seem to get it!also what about thread the needle? any tips on that? "
Posted: by positivetouch
Views: 513    Replies: 0
Posted: by redraven
Last Reply: by polarity
Views: 2935    Replies: 22
"I am new to Poi and have had no instruction at all, apart from what I read on the leaflet which came with my Poi. I have only been practicing for about an hour over the last few days ..."
Posted: by jat_brandy
Last Reply: by pricklyleaf
Views: 1688    Replies: 9
"Ive been watching a few of the fire poi vids, and im wondering, how do you do the spinning on the sides where you just keep spinning as if you are using a staff? i really want to try it..."
Posted: by hrcrazylady
Last Reply: by hr-crazylady
Views: 888    Replies: 3
"I'm making a set of poi for an event where im playing a kid so i dont need to be able to do spectacular things, i mainly just want to run around with ribbons following me.I tried attach..."
Posted: by decemberscalm
Last Reply: by decemberscalm
Views: 1315    Replies: 8
"I posted this in regards to a thread about Wall Plane Weaving in the GS:C forum. I defined evrything as well as I can. Care to discuss? ^,^;"For future reference: Side's equal where you..."
Posted: by Enkeli
Last Reply: by decemberscalm
Views: 1259    Replies: 7
"I have searched through all the topics already, so I hope it's okay to post this question! I'm trying to do a 4 or 5 beat weave, ("helped" by my cat who keeps pouncing on the tails of m..."
Posted: by TribalBeatsSioux
Last Reply: by TribalBeatsSioux
Views: 1609    Replies: 12
"Does anyone of that clip in a bigger format? I am trying to learn it, but can not see it across the room."
Posted: by NYC
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 12605    Replies: 104
"I'm finding it interesting that the 50/50 male/female mix doesn't seem to hold for the Poi Moves section. I wonder why that is...(Yes, I know there are a few females that frequent it b..."
Posted: by NYC
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 1706    Replies: 9
"Hey all, what are we calling "non split time"? The reason why I ask is I've been playing with 4 beat weaves and corkscrews where both poi are "on beat". It, of course, looks like a tw..."
Posted: by Free Tibet
Last Reply: by squid
Views: 30060    Replies: 107
"What is the most impressive move you can do? At the moment mine is the 4-beat windmill or 4-beat corkscrew =)"
Posted: by g6555act
Last Reply: by UCOF
Views: 1180    Replies: 7
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Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Richee
Views: 1122    Replies: 1
"Someones probably already done this but ive just tried doing a crosser to a spiral wrap, with arms obviously crossed and tops of hands together then continuing the spiral and back into ..."
Posted: by PK_
Last Reply: by PK_
Views: 2722    Replies: 9
"right, a few weeks ago i tried a BTB TTN, no avial.Last night i was having a mad one in the house with my poi, and thought about the move again... "woohooo" i got it, i can manage quite..."
Posted: by Petalchild
Views: 572    Replies: 0
Posted: by DarkSerge
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Posted: by DarkSerge
Last Reply: by DarkSerge
Views: 2067    Replies: 10
"In Nick's video "Beauty of Ashes" What is he spinning with? Is it Mega Cathedrals?"
Posted: by Valentine
Last Reply: by the7thfollower
Views: 1510    Replies: 7
"hay i have been spinning for about a year and would like to meet more people that are into it, so if any one lives in the sacremnto area it would be cool to here from you. Valentine..."
Posted: by pricklyleaf
Last Reply: by pricklyleaf
Views: 14067    Replies: 60
" Please someone help!I've read all the previous threads so please don't direct me to them!How do you actually do flowers?!What is the breakdown of the movement of your arms? THANK YOU!"
Posted: by Nyx
Last Reply: by Live_in_a_spin
Views: 2229    Replies: 16
"Can anyone explain to me how to do a reverse TTN? I saw it done at Burning Man and was told by the person doing it that it's a great way to transition to lots of other moves and he did ..."
Posted: by yababy00
Last Reply: by burncat
Views: 1908    Replies: 9
"Hello all. I was wondering... has anyone actually spun 4 poi at one time before? I am working on this and wanted to know if there is anyone out there in the poi universe that could offe..."
Posted: by poi_kitty
Last Reply: by Lizzybeth
Views: 1227    Replies: 9
"I bought myself a pair of fluffy poi today at our local juggling shop, and within 5 minutes had managed the butterfly and the giant butterfly!!! and my friend, who is getting pretty goo..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Lizzybeth
Views: 1104    Replies: 5
"I can do the normal corkscrew move but how do you go about adding beats to it? In yutas 2005 vid he does a nice fluid 4bt? corkscrew at 1 minute 12 seconds in.The normal corkscrew just..."
Posted: by RaveRepresent
Last Reply: by MikefromGlos
Views: 2560    Replies: 25
"All right, so aftermuch research.. I have come up with nothing. I have seen many videos of people doing burn off's with poi. I assume they wet the floor with some sort of lighter fluid,..."
Posted: by Spoonerism
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 1625    Replies: 8
"Anyone got any tips on doing this as a seamless move, I was getting somewhere with it a while ago but dropped it as it was taking far too long and remaining far too messy, my time was b..."
Posted: by theseflamesareforever4207
Last Reply: by DarkFyre
Views: 1322    Replies: 7
"This move is exactly what it sounds like, and is very dangerous. Not for newbies!!! To accomplish this move you start out doing a simple forward butterfly. Step sidways and wrap both po..."
Posted: by Evil Biscuit
Last Reply: by pricklyleaf
Views: 17957    Replies: 33
"I've only been spinning for about 2 months but I can't weave...don't know why but to me it seems to be the hardest thing to learn. I can do butterflies, TTN's and all sorts of other bit..."
Posted: by Sacha.
Last Reply: by _AnA_
Views: 8465    Replies: 26
"i can do a 5 beat weave in front of the body both forwards and backwards, and i can do a normal weave behind the back, but can anyone do a 5 beat weave behind the back? Is it even possi..."
Posted: by tallicaburton
Last Reply: by Mother_Natures_Son
Views: 1572    Replies: 8
"There are some problems with this page in the Poi-Lesson section of this site. Don't get me wrong, this site is AWESOME since it has animations, and instructions, and the board (Thank y..."
Posted: by thombre
Last Reply: by thombre
Views: 1106    Replies: 6
"Before starting this thread I searched the site and found lots of discussions on what flowers are and how they are formed, but hardly any advice on how they are done.I've been attemptin..."
Posted: by DarkSerge
Last Reply: by Lizzybeth
Views: 1979    Replies: 23
"How long had you been spinning till you could bhb 3-beat? I just learned it last night and I have been spinning for a month now. Just curious how long it took ppl to learn this one."
Posted: by Blackbird
Last Reply: by Lizzybeth
Views: 8702    Replies: 44
"I am having real problems with all the btb moves... I have beeb just trying to swing the poi forwards with my arms crossed behind my back, not even trying any moves or anything, just a ..."
Posted: by so_bread
Last Reply: by JoKitty
Views: 2027    Replies: 11
"im very new to poi and im finding really hard to do shoulder reels. my poi thats doing my outward reel is always hitting me, in the back mostly or the back of my other arm! any tips fro..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Invader Xan
Views: 1018    Replies: 4
"Ive been recently been looking at the 'grooves' section of scales of poi. I think ive just finally worked out how to turn whilst keeping both poi on the same plane. Its really annoyi..."
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