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Posted: by DeepSoulSheep
Last Reply: by Poje
Views: 10371    Replies: 25
"I'm thinking about re-wicking my 4 footers or maybe just building new 5 footers. I want LOTS of fire though.Obviously this takes a lot of wick so trying to figure out how I'm going to d..."
Posted: by Lavatwilight
Last Reply: by jumblymamba
Views: 45453    Replies: 83
"humm, so tennis grips lose their grip after a while, damned today i covered my grips with silicon sealent, and now.......mmm they are lovley, nice and bouncy, but in a co..."
Posted: by duma_phoenix1
Last Reply: by Poje
Views: 2404    Replies: 3
"sorry if i seem ignorant,but all the banter back and forth has still left me unsure(which i hate;-)-when im ready to stop using my staff, what do i dunk it in to put it out? it would se..."
Posted: by tim_marston
Last Reply: by bastl
Views: 122808    Replies: 430
"I thought i would start a thread for people interested in fire staff juggling,i am really interested to see any videos of people throwing two or more staffs,and in particular anyone tak..."
Posted: by Azadondo
Last Reply: by -sandy-
Views: 2179    Replies: 1
"So I have been doing poi for a while and decided to turn to the dark side. And what really interests me about the staff is doing contact. I have been looking at the tutorials here and..."
Posted: by Fireina
Last Reply: by tim_marston
Views: 4250    Replies: 17
"This is rather annoying. So I'm practicing tosses and one thing I'm noticing with staff is that since I no longer have the drag of a flag to help me, I'm having a really hard time on m..."
Posted: by jnatan
Last Reply: by Poje
Views: 2369    Replies: 1
"I was spinning with our firegroup Tuliryhm Palonen today and we invented this new style of quadruple spinning and named it mosquito-style. Lots of possibilities to do some good spinnin..."
Posted: by TheApprovingNinja
Last Reply: by Tankboy
Views: 36971    Replies: 86
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Posted: by CalvinKlown
Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 3547    Replies: 14
"Sorry if this has been discussed before. I did search twice, then got bored with the amount of times people have said "Make a staff using a broomstick."So, last night I made myself a "c..."
Posted: by Raymund Phule (Fireproof)
Last Reply: by Threeworlds
Views: 6501    Replies: 18
"Well after an unpleasently brief wonderfull visit from Cassandra, I walked away with a fat lip (I have been punched in the face a few times but damn that staff hurt really bad!) and..."
Posted: by mcp
Last Reply: by faith enfire
Views: 33483    Replies: 104
"It's 2007, so what are your goals for this year? I'm not real sure what mine are yet, I'll come back and edit this when I know them, but I do know a couple for sure: go to uberparis, an..."
Posted: by shivasirons
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 4044    Replies: 5
"I was just about to post my videos of the double staff weaves and stuff...and then I recieved my copy of COL 5....and the dude spinning double staff poi style does what I was talking ab..."
Posted: by sparrowhawk
Last Reply: by aston
Views: 10757    Replies: 36
"hey hey ive been looking around for quite awhile, and the only staffs i can find are ones which are used with fire, like with wicks where are they??? (as in just a plain staff).....sor..."
Posted: by Meeko_Kiddo
Last Reply: by simta
Views: 1945    Replies: 1
"My boyfriend bought me a staff from Neon Husky, the one that breaks down into 3 pieces.It has the glow balls on the ends (very similar to HOP balls but a little more rubbery/soft feelin..."
Posted: by Fire_Moose
Last Reply: by Fine_Rabid_Dog
Views: 2569    Replies: 4
"Got this from my friend Nate.I quite liked it.Edited it to singular.This is my staff.There are many like it, but this one is MINE.My staff is my best friend. It is my life.I must master..."
Posted: by Meeko_Kiddo
Last Reply: by simta
Views: 2264    Replies: 4
"So I want to learn staff... badly.I am torn between getting a fire staff, and just learning with that... get a glow staff... I don't know what to get, what size, anything.So... can anyo..."
Posted: by Aviynw
Last Reply: by Poje
Views: 3522    Replies: 9
"Hi, I have no formal experience in staff spinning. However, recently I've taught myself some spinning tricks using my devil stick. I had not intended to seriously pursue staff spinnin..."
Posted: by kevan
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 3938    Replies: 7
"i have not seen anyone do this or document it, i have seen videos of some amazing spinners but they keep it all upper body and pretty much ignore their legs.would be nice to see some vi..."
Posted: by PsychoTronic
Last Reply: by Live_in_a_spin
Views: 4587    Replies: 15
"My ex boyfriend loved capoeira and I loved juggling.How about capoeira and juggling together?"
Posted: by Walkaways
Last Reply: by Hypnotic
Views: 2757    Replies: 7
"Hey all - i would like to be good enough to perform by christmas (so i can say ive achieved something in this last year) - i was wondering if somone could suggest some kind of routine....."
Posted: by Eveish
Last Reply: by burningoftheclavey
Views: 5785    Replies: 23
"All the basic fire twirling moves that can be done on your own, can be done into the space of another twirler (assuming you are both well aware of what the other is doing!!)A few of us ..."
Posted: by Walkaways
Last Reply: by Wooktastic
Views: 1863    Replies: 3
"Hey, am trying the nunchuku thing (bruce lee style) i found on mcp or feuershow, but cant get the hang of it - should i be using my shoulders as contact or biceps - or even not touching..."
Posted: by phuzzz
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 12368    Replies: 47
"personally i just play with the remaining torch until it goes out doing sword forms and such...but i read spme where it is better to extinguish the remaining flameive also seem people j..."
Posted: by _Annie_
Last Reply: by Neon_Shaolin
Views: 4047    Replies: 22
"Is there any place where I can get a contact staff (that does not include threeworlds down at the coast) I had a play with a really nice heavy one this weekend and everything just flowe..."
Posted: by phuzzz
Last Reply: by LookThisChanges
Views: 4127    Replies: 18
"just had a crazy idea.... has anyone ever used their feet/toes to spin? i just tried and it seems possible with a lot of practice!this could be included in an incredable diverse ro..."
Posted: by _Poiboy_
Last Reply: by _Poiboy_
Views: 2092    Replies: 4
"after having my staff stolen by some kid, and later having my friend find my staff, I noticed my staff got a little bent (to the point the center is able to touch the floor).any advice ..."
Posted: by Peregrine
Last Reply: by kevan
Views: 3594    Replies: 11
"so, I've been fooling around now with my nice happy new staff that I have never lit because its winter and the weather sucks, I havnt had a good spin in months because my back has been ..."
Posted: by darimoth
Last Reply: by darimoth
Views: 1672    Replies: 3
"Hi evribody!First i'd like to thanx all the people i've met to the ejc for fun,talking,passing,drinking,fire and most important fellings we shared there! 7 days of great inspirations an..."
Posted: by zamirii
Views: 1558    Replies: 0
Posted: by Jastapus
Last Reply: by ugoAgogo
Views: 2289    Replies: 8
"helo all you staffists,been spinning a bit today after the horrible british summer and have come a bit unstuck. id been spinnin staff for a wile and especially today have found it a bit..."
Posted: by Intala
Last Reply: by Intala
Views: 1794    Replies: 5
"I've been practising some new contact moves with my staff and I find my staff bouncing on various body parts, which obviously disrupts the spins (and the move). Is this just a sign of n..."
Posted: by eightbitpotion
Last Reply: by tim_marston
Views: 2178    Replies: 8
"So I've been doing staff for a long time... but not on fire. I tried to pick up poi, but my arms simply do NOT want to work with me...but staff is completely different for some reason...."
Posted: by Jamagotchi
Last Reply: by Ase Anthony
Views: 2359    Replies: 9
"This is my first vid so be gentle Watch me"
Posted: by Cloud
Last Reply: by Fine_Rabid_Dog
Views: 3909    Replies: 18
"If anyone remebers the Mummy Returns, just after when the two women are fighting with the sai's, they both pick up some sort of spear and start twirling that. Now what spinning techniqu..."
Posted: by Meeko_Kiddo
Last Reply: by Brenn
Views: 8790    Replies: 36
"So I am getting frustrated with poi... love doing it but haven't dedicated myself to it as I want to, no one is teaching me... a plethora of reasons and I just suck.What does this have ..."
Posted: by tim_marston
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 7751    Replies: 44
"I started this thread to open up a discussion on drops and the many different ways to recover from them,From droplines to flick-ups.i think it would be helpful for many of us to share o..."
Posted: by Lexicon
Last Reply: by Lexicon
Views: 1817    Replies: 1
"staff movie, made as an update to keep my staff url soon, uploading edit"
Posted: by -sandy-
Last Reply: by -sandy-
Views: 3481    Replies: 10
"They have been up for a little while now but i've just moved servers and realised i hadn't posted these in the staff section so here you are contact tutorials from inspinerate.www.inspi..."
Posted: by Thumperabbit
Last Reply: by Mr_Joe
Views: 13035    Replies: 56
"Recently i've gotten into Jo staffs. as currect I own a 4ft red oak Jo staff, anyone else interested in combat with staff's here?"
Posted: by UstuloTerra
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 2501    Replies: 6
"bend your head back as far as you can and place the staff on your chin (parallel to the ground) next roll it into an upper lip balance (pucker up) gently nudge it up and onto the bridge..."
Posted: by UstuloTerra
Last Reply: by drvariety
Views: 2542    Replies: 12
"if you practice contact staff enough it is possible to do single staff with handcuffs on.I don't have enough points to post the picture"
Posted: by Wooktastic
Last Reply: by UstuloTerra
Views: 2562    Replies: 13
"I recently picked up a katana. I've been doing some basic stuff with it and was thinking of adapting a few fire staff tricks to it. Anybody else done this? any advice?"
Posted: by mcp
Last Reply: by mcp
Views: 2537    Replies: 10
"Doubles Anti-Spin / Isolation Grips (holding patterns.) Time to get to knitty gritty with thumb end and pinky ends... EurghThe thumb end is the end the thumb points to if it were laid f..."
Posted: by loki.c1687
Last Reply: by blazed_scooby
Views: 17853    Replies: 91
"a long long time a internet forum somewhere in zmI was reading the jedi set for poi...then it came to me while i was smoking a cig..... surly staff is move jedi then poi....i ..."
Posted: by Salinger
Last Reply: by matthew adams
Views: 38093    Replies: 84
"So can this be done with staffs as well?I've seen it done with poi enough times and I don't see why not but I've never heard of anyone doing it before and nothing came up when I searche..."
Posted: by ben-ja-men
Last Reply: by _Clare_
Views: 19284    Replies: 64
"apart from whats here on hop and on poi in the park (much thanx to the makers the videos have opened so many doors) i havnt been able to find any other contact twirling info anywhere. m..."
Posted: by Mavado
Last Reply: by -sandy-
Views: 2278    Replies: 8
"Well I've been working on spinning to the left just regular.....yea, I suck and can only spin to the right where it looks normal....anyways, I've been noticing I wrap it around my hand ..."
Posted: by Jamagotchi
Last Reply: by ganjamonk
Views: 2887    Replies: 16
"Right ive got the foward fishtail down, but just cant get they reverse fishtail to work at all ! its just not happening cant seem to get my head round it, anyone got any tips ??"
Posted: by Masquerade
Last Reply: by acidchild
Views: 4836    Replies: 25
"I just started staffing, currently ive got a 4 foot staff that im practicing with. Ive noticed that it gets tiring really quick, and I was wondering if there is a training regiment anyo..."
Posted: by MadDogMike
Last Reply: by Zolgar_the_Insane
Views: 7274    Replies: 31
"Has anyone expiremented with pyrotechnics in your routines? Seems a group of pyros like this would.Here in the US we have what are called "sparklers". Small wire rods that emit a sho..."
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