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"uh, sorry i couldn't be more descriptive. Basically, i was warming up and i did this thing which i guess is a neck wrap only i got the staff to do a 360 spin on my neck before falling o..."
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"Hi fellow staffers,today I was just playing around for a bit with my short (1 meter)doubles when I suddenly remembered something I have been wanting to try for some time now - the btb s..."
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"hey all... vertigo, angel and I were playing around last night and were working on various tricks for lighting staff.... we got it to trickle the flame through the core a few times and..."
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"soooo we have been working on craziness like...well, crazy here in edinburgh preparing for beltane festival in a few weeks.... and some tasty new moves to add to the multitude already o..."
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"im look for more ides to preform without my feet on the ground...i got xaeda's down (finally) , and this weird move that resembles rolling dow a hill like we did as little kids (passin..."
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"My birthday is in a couple of weeks and I'm gonna get myself a pressie and buy an ElectroGlo staff. But I was wondering just so I can be extra excided when I buy it, does anyone have an..."
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"Hey,I've worked out a bit of a nice move for all you double staff twirlers.Basically you have the two staffs (short staffs) spinning like an egg beater (left hand going anti-clockwise, ..."
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"It is quicker to do it this way than to trawl through the whole lot looking for the right posting.Grips for staff was the disscusion and I remembered that the guy who taught me poi had ..."
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"I'm still trying to understand the beat system, but if I do an extra half-turn on each side,,,, I get a 5 beat weave.. yes??well no, sorry about editing this, but now, when I read what ..."
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"Anybody got any similar thing going on?I had a sh**ty day today so I figured i'd have a couple of burns to chill a little. First I started with some slow heavy poi and worked mainly aro..."
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"yo,chalie boy, you talked in the naming staff moves about a 3/4 wrap up the front of your body to the opposite shoulder. Ive been having a go at this but am a little perplexed.Ive been ..."
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"yohavent seen any of thease up here so here's a simple one for you all...firstly you gotta be able to do alternate backwards spinning throws either side of your body, catching on the ri..."
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"I've just purchased a blue electroglo staff and it's FANTASTIC. But I'm finding it incredibly light compared to my normal aluminium fire staff... has anyone got any good ideas on how to..."
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"Barcelona is beautiful and CHEAP. That is why my Girlfriend and I walkinto a Martial Arts shop and walked out with fantastic staffs. Mines a 6 footer and hers is 5. I was teaching her i..."
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"i want to get some ideas of some things that me and my buddy can do together. we have been working on passes and synchronicity and stuff. any suggestions would be cool. i guess i sho..."
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"I have never this done in real life, only in anime. It's where someone/something starts out and spins a staff or staff-like object around one hand repeatedly on one side.I am trying to..."
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"I picked up the staff a while back, practiced, and quit after a couple weeks. I decided I really wanted to learn it, so I've been practicing more intently lately and really enjoying it...."
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"After reading these technical threads, I've noticed that I need a wash. I Also noticed that there surely must be a bundle of recovey moves out there other than the apologise-and-pick-st..."
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"yo,just thinking that peeps might try waist wrap and then btb waist wrap (with the staff rolling across the back of the waist, above the buttocks). just a little underarm between them.s..."
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"alright - i wasn't able to find this at all so someone help me here if i'm missing the "deemed correct terminology" for this move...i start by holding one end of the staff, and flicking..."
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"does anyone have some things that can be done without hands? i use a longer heavier staff so that it keeps the rotation and can pull off some pretty cool no handed stuff.one that i lik..."
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"i have been working on two staff designs i would like to share with you. they both break apart during a show.the first breaks in two at the ballance point or center and re conects usin..."
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"I was recently wacthing a Cirqe-du-solie video. "Alegria" And they had a firedancer who did a short staff set, and then a double staff set. Very impressive. The thing I noticed was th..."
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""sometimes it's the easiest things that elude us." or me at least. *raises hand* i have a silly question.i'm developing a decent (at least i think so :P ) amount of moves i can go th..."
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"i finally sent a vid to malcom of this, but seeing i suck, it probably won't be put on the site ;-) but one of the tricks i like is a one handed horizontal throw, catching the staff on ..."
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"Heyja all!I desperately need some inspiration! Have been told many times that martial arts movies are great for creating new staff moves but I have no idea where to start!(aside from cr..."
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"But my mom won't let me buy one, so I searched around for how to make one. I got a page, asked if I could go out and buy the materials, I listed everything down till the Kevlar Wick and..."
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""Crash, bang, thud, ow! Crash, bang, thud, ow!"What's that noise?Someone's been reading the staff moves section again.Okay. I just broke my favorite coffe cup (a Walt Disney evil queen ..."
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"yah i know the names really queer and it's probably been done a thousand times, but i needed something easy to explain and easy to do1. start off with the staff in your right hand palm ..."
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"I just started getting a shoulder wrap with my long staff (5'8 long) Im not that good at it yet cause I get very little practice. Anyways, I was wondering if there is any way of doing i..."
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"I've stop spinning for quite a time and started with staff and just learned the windmill & one haded weave(figure 8), while i was practicing i tried to do a turn using the figure 8 and..."
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"I got some basic questions which might sound kinda dumb, but whatever.. You dont have to answer them anyways if you dont want to When I do the 360 spin, my hand that grabs it feels lik..."
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"hey all :)Just thought since I'm bored and it's raining, I'd post some moves I've been working on lately. When Malcom finishes the vids he filmed, there'll be some more general staff m..."
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"Would wearing wrist straps help prevent tendonitis or pains in the writst joint? Or would it just inhibit movement and flexibility?------------------Long Live Rebel Music!"
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"i made a cross staff today with multiple wicks. i placed the wicks strategicly so that when spun, the fire apears to spiral inwards/outwards depending on which way you spin it. just w..."
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"i did this with poi, and then i tried it the othere day with my staff and it works just as well.handcuffs and staff, yeah i know its limiting and only a crowd pleaser, but it adds a bit..."
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"im staying in singapore i would like 2 meet ppl from here that can do the staff 2 practisw with.anyone up 4 it?"
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"Been messing around with double staves having only one wick on each stave lit. While it doesn't look as fast, it gives a kinda syncopated poi-ish look which is good for a bit of change..."
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"Anyone know what happened to this post?"Double staff starter, full trick list ect..."I found it when doing a search but the link isnt working."
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"*Kate walks in, looks around*Hey this is new....Well as a matter of fact, I am just starting to learn staff, doubles too.*sits back*This could be a whole new board for me -------------..."
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"K, this is a really new trick- still practising with no flames but i'd love any ideas on more balances to add it or staff moves to compliment.. BUT I AM SOO HAPPY WITH IT!!! whoohoo N..."
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"Hey guys...I came up with this all on my own a little while ago, I just needed to consolidate it a bit more in my mind before I typed it....so far I havent seen anyone pulling this part..."
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"http://www.cubefx.com/video/firepractice.movThis is the video of me practicing with fire staff. Check out some cool moves. ;-)Aydarwww.cubefx.com"
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"Hey all, I hope you understand my question...I've found one Transition that is basically from doing same direction figure eights in front of your body (alternating between inside and ou..."
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"ok i dont want to hear any 'but this around the shoulder under the elbow through the nose move is so basic I thought you would know it'out of you punks forward shoulder roll, or, 360+1..."
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"wooh, it's all new and sparkly and just waiting for all us lovely staff kids to make it our own! *bounce* hehehe. I think somebody should donate a bottle of champagne for us to spr..."
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"Yep - Elbow movesok - I go into them by doing a figure eight in my left hand, and as it comes across my body to the right side, I loop it down and then WRAP around the right elbow..at w..."
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"Wondering if anyone has a double staff throw move or 2 they'd like to share. I've got the "hold together as one staff then throw and majikally two staff appear" down pat and am working..."
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"I met a guy at Monday juggling last week who has inspired me to get more into long double-staffs. He had like 2 dozen visually different tricks (stuff the audience will notice), includ..."
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"Below is some replies to a thread which I thought could use their own topic:"
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