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"Hey, I have had a few times where i'm out there practicing a new move or wrap or something and i just bust something completely incredible and i know i could never do it again. I just w..."
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"&lbr;Bows to the Poi Masters upon entry into the Sacred Temple...&rbr;So I've been doing a 5 beat weave for a while. I do the kind where the backs of my palms are together in front of ..."
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"alright im seeming to be missing this concept. lets start on a 2 beat . I always use my right hand to be the lead hand, does it mean use my left hand to be the lead? or is it that i ..."
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"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=922zqJdIY58i worked that this afternoon, enjoy"
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"well, thanx for all of u who helped me and told me how to turn 180. im pracicing it right now. but also, i would like to know how do u turn 180 while doing fwd weave ONLY! i mean jus..."
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"Any one ever attempt a fire spin on rollerskates?Let me know how it went if you did. I'm trying to steady myself on a vintage pair and have imaginings of spinning around in circles and ..."
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"In these days I was playing a lot with the two poi wibble as matt described it (the asynchronous one) ; and I was looking for tricks inside this pattern...two of these are meaningfull f..."
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"Hey poi people.I would call this move the hypnotist if I thought I could spell it! tee hee.Basically all you have to do is.... whilst spinning both poi in anyway you like, bring them bo..."
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"Not sure if this has been discussed before but didnt see any other topics which looked as if they did.I was just wondering, what other sports/hobbies/activities do you people find help ..."
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" I FINALLY got up enough courage to do leg wraps. I am so excited. Now if I can only get reverse three beat weave... "
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"Well .. basiacaly what exactly is a wrist wrap and how would one do it.. Basicaly lol! "
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"This is probably old news to most of you, but I just figured it today, and thought it just might be helpful to someone around here When you spin the poi at your sides, one going forwar..."
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"Tonight I got my first ever successful behind the back waist wrap! Forward direction right side, 2 beat. Yayyyy. So far I can only go into it from a btb weave though. Will have to work ..."
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"yay ive just about got the BTB weave and im happy but my face hurts alot lol the amount of times i hit my self is countless! but it only took me 7mins to learn from not knowing at all!!..."
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"This is a question for those of you who play with more than one toy. I poi, hoop and cj and I'm finding it a bit of a challenge making time to work on everything with every toy I want ..."
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"Ok ... i wanted to post this to give newbies some food for thought.Way back in 2001 i decided to list some ideas for progression categorised into families. I never really got around to ..."
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"I've just nailed the 5 beat weave. The problem is i'm trying to figure out how you do the 5 beat reverse weave. I've had a look at the video in the learning section but can't see what h..."
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"Well, i've just started poi again, after a couple of months break for health reasons, and i come back not knowing ANYTHING that i first learnt (was only spinning for about 2/3months bef..."
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"or is at least on life support in a vegative state,have we really so little left to say?there were all thease bright hard new worlds of anti-spins and wibbles and atoms.....anyone got a..."
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"Hi Gang,yes its me again, with one of my silly questions!I'm wondering who has moves which take Poi between their legs?For your answers I'm gonna give up all the moves I know that do th..."
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"lol, yesterday I learned to do the 3bt weave, and now today, I was playing around, and accidentally did a 5bt weave.. I can do 5bt weaves now I think (It doesnt look really smooth, but ..."
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"One of the local spinners has this style where everything he does looks really easy and fluid, but when you try to figure out *what* he's doing, you wind up just scratching your head. L..."
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"Literaly. This happened yesterday. Making hyperloops easy for me was all in the kind of poi I was using. I started to learn this with typical 'comet poi' i.e thin strings (picture cord..."
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"I've been spinning for awhile and have all the basic moves down, and I'd like to take my basic moves to a higher level. I'm working on BTB moves and antispin type stuffs, so...I've wat..."
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"HiBeen doing poi for a while now and i've progressed quite well but I am having trouble mastering the 7 beat weave. My brother can do it perfectly, but he has long and skinny arms and m..."
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"Not really a wrap, more like a butterfly hyperloop. I see how it works but it seems to be a very complicated move to get, as you need to get it precise.I so far can only make a little ..."
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"hey there again, can now do the weave,butterfly,over head butterfly,over head cork screw,1 handed cork screw,chasing the sun and over head weave. can anyone suggest a new move i could t..."
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"I am just starting with poi and meteors. Any advice, or better yet, Easy tricks??"
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"hi, i do martial arts, and i practice a lot of acrobatic moves, i was wondering if anyone knows of people (or if it's possiaable) to incorperate capoeria or acrobatic moves into fire po..."
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"Don't think this has been posted yet....I'm noticing that people who do yoga seem to spin in noticably cleaner planes with generally better timing, while maintaining a more 'dancy' styl..."
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"Spin can be described like a spin, when Poi moves the 'right' direction and body moves the 'right' dirrect- ion. Same like anti-spin, when Poi moves the 'wrong' direction and body moves..."
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"hey! ok, so i can do most of the moves that are in the lessons section but find it really hard to go from one into the other (in a routine) and moving around rather than just standing o..."
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"Ok so I've got my fire poi, fuel, dip can, dump rag, fire exstinguisher, and first aid kit. I've talked a friend into acting as safety and filming the event. Studyied up on first aid fo..."
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"All began when I started studying the basics of contact poi.I don't consider poi on poi moves in this paper, we can refer to these moves as a different class of "contact poi" moves.The ..."
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"I have checked this forum out every now and again when I feel a bit stuck. I have been learning poi myself for a while, (and it has been frustrating at times when I get stuck) anyway..."
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"im rele confuseded. i wanna start learning like wraps and isolations, but i dunno whats best or how to starthelp! "
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"Quite simple in Theory but difficult in practice:One hand spinning 3 Beat Weave (1left : 2right) the other 5 Beat (2left : 3right) all together (5+3)/2 = 4 Beat Weave isnt it HOP Beat-..."
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" Ugh!! I've got the 2, 3 & 4 beat weaves now but i can't get the 5, 6 & 7 beat weaves!! Can someone enlighten me?? Thanx!"
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"can someone tell me how to master a "fountain weave" it's not properly explained on here???"
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"key: *= A circle with both hands L= a circle left hand R= a circle right hand -= a musical beat.Ok I just want to make a list of the main timing variations used in poi spinn..."
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"Right then i am a little stuck on a move at the present time i am not to sure how to do it but i think its possible. Let me explain the way i arrived at that this move is possiblei have..."
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"what actually is isolation with poi? i do a spot of contact juggling where isolation is where you move your hads round the ball so it looks like your hans are moving but the ball is st..."
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"Okay so I started playing around with my pois, and the only thing I can do is the weave (mostly cause that's the hand movement I do with glowsticks at rave concerts). Aside from that, I..."
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"if u look at some proper poi pics then u will notice an awsome trail of light have u found a way of making them exceptionally long?"
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"Ok, I've been looking through some of the threads and don't understand some of the tearms used.*Beat (I'm guessing thats one full swing)*TTN*TTTif anyone's got anything else they'd li..."
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"Ive been doin poi for ahwile, it all seems pretty easy, but lately ive been getting bad cuz im all lazy about it. it would be cool to have a list of all the extremely cool moves that am..."
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"before anyone says check the search i have! i couldnt find anything that helped me so if anyone here would like to!! feel free to! lolol cheers! xxxxx"
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"I did this earlier today and it blew me away. don't know what it would be called or even which catagory it would fall into. it can come out of a corkscrew or an over head butterfly/TT..."
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"I am having serious problems with the pinwheel move. My right hand does it right by left hand keeps making it go a different way!!! Help! I need advice"
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