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Posted: by Bender_the_Offender
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 1655    Replies: 2
"i have heard of application of fire in this traditional stick dance,can anyone out there in the interweb enlighten me?ta! "
Posted: by Fine_Rabid_Dog
Last Reply: by MrFire
Views: 4877    Replies: 30
"Bah.Contact is annoyingly addictive. I hardly know any moves, yet I find myself doing more contact than basic spinning!So when I do do basic tricks, I find that they have become sloppy!..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 7552    Replies: 22
"Hi there all,i've been playing with a move of late which goes like this;staff spinning horizontal clockwise...insert underleft shoulder with centre-point at back of the neck-the staff n..."
Posted: by Calv
Last Reply: by FireBastard
Views: 1872    Replies: 4
"This might sound a stupid question, although if it saves me from one day ending up in the local burns unit, then i guess it is'nt.......whats the score with what you wear "smelly wise" ..."
Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 6321    Replies: 26
" hi i can do every move on the home of poi staff lessions and was wandering if anybody knew any moves that are not listed (i just love the smiley thing )"
Posted: by truespin
Last Reply: by Lyra
Views: 1627    Replies: 2
"WOW!Had my first spin with fire on Saturday night - what a great feeling! I spun four times and only managed to lose a very small amount of under arm hair!I was surprised how much tight..."
Posted: by arashi
Last Reply: by Kyrian
Views: 21550    Replies: 105
"ok. so i realize the word nigger encapsulates all that is wrong with the world. racism is evil. but steve martin's scene from the jerk was not racist. this obviously stupid italian guy ..."
Posted: by mcp
Last Reply: by TheApprovingNinja
Views: 5889    Replies: 69
"So, Orbit was all like: "was some of the best spinning I'v ever seen. (and yes I've seen uk spinners)" in da BM thread. And I was like: Obviously, this only applies to poi spinning, co..."
Posted: by truespin
Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 2018    Replies: 7
"Just got my beautiful new staff and was wondering what the best way of protecting the wicks was while practicing (i.e. without fire).At the moment I'm having to practice over tarmac/pav..."
Posted: by Calv
Last Reply: by Frodo
Views: 1538    Replies: 4
"Just wanted to say thanks to anyone here who goes to the Bournemouth spin on on Tuesdays evenings. Had my first proper go with the staff there last night and i learnt tons. I even learn..."
Posted: by Calv
Last Reply: by Calv
Views: 2182    Replies: 4
"Hi there,I'm just learning about the whole poi and staff thing after being introduced to it by my girlfriends daughter who does it. Last week i spent a few hours at Bournemouth where a ..."
Posted: by Jeeva
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 1476    Replies: 1
"As I said above, I'm thinking of getting another staff. However, I can't decide whether to get a set of doubles, or a larger, better gripped contact staff, as my current staff (concentr..."
Posted: by bushfire
Last Reply: by aj__staff
Views: 1601    Replies: 7
"I was just wondering what's the difference between contact and Non-contact? i don't understand what they mean.Also I was wondering where I can get some STAFF videos (there dont seem to ..."
Posted: by Viola
Last Reply: by weirdesa
Views: 3970    Replies: 14
"Hey there everyone.I'm new to the site and to fire spinning. I bought my first set of practice poi this past week and have fallen in love. I am learning fast because of my experience tw..."
Posted: by Strange By Name
Last Reply: by Plam
Views: 2771    Replies: 14
"Hijust a quick question, what do you reckons best for the weight of a contact staff and length.At the moment ive got a 4ft staff with 65mm wicks on each end.ThanksPS: i found a decent s..."
Posted: by mcp
Views: 1513    Replies: 0
Posted: by Sphear
Last Reply: by Sphear
Views: 1489    Replies: 4
"Totally out of my mind with adrenaline, first night swinging live fire last night!!!! Totally amazing!!!!"
Posted: by truespin
Last Reply: by =Flamer=
Views: 1784    Replies: 15
"Hiya, I've been twirling for a couple of months now (since the Glade festival in the UK...) and have been making do with what is essentially a log/stick that is too thick, heavy and not..."
Posted: by Sphear
Last Reply: by Sphear
Views: 1712    Replies: 2
"Stupid question, and it's bad enough I'm a newbie to this site.... not to spinning, however, back to my stupid question... The length of the staff obviously has an effect upon the type..."
Posted: by Blindsilence
Last Reply: by wing
Views: 1489    Replies: 9
"Alright, first off hello everybody, this is an awesome site...And now, I am 16, and have been watching alot of these videos, and was previously into glowstick dancing..but this caught m..."
Posted: by Jai - Staff
Last Reply: by ficklampa
Views: 5507    Replies: 30
"I used to do BreakDancing a couple of years ago, then took up firespinning because of an injury (which is better now but i love firespinning so i aint going back to breakdancing). Then..."
Posted: by Robin Claassen
Last Reply: by -sandy-
Views: 5452    Replies: 7
"I've been spinning poi for a few years, and I just decided to make a staff so I can learn that too. Below is a picture I just Photoshopped up of the design I have in mind: I'd appreciat..."
Posted: by AngelTooker
Last Reply: by UnscrupulousChavOffersFoot
Views: 1590    Replies: 5
"Not sure if this is where to post and ya I looked for info about it. I want to buy my husband a staff and was wondering how do I know what length to get him. He is 6' tall.... any help ..."
Posted: by xaeda
Last Reply: by Sdrawkcab
Views: 3807    Replies: 22
"just a simple starting move that can look quite funky. Have the staff lying on the ground, take a few steps back, then do a dive forward roll (like a normal roll except you do a little..."
Posted: by Sethis
Last Reply: by Sdrawkcab
Views: 3550    Replies: 28
"G'day fellow staff people!I was just wondering what other people's experiences are of when they learned the different schools. Basically, I think there is "contact" and everything in th..."
Posted: by sice
Last Reply: by mcp
Views: 1634    Replies: 12
"hi all i have a thought on the use of fingers in stafffrom what ive seen of staff twirling it seems to be mainly use of the wrist and hand i have seen nothing where people spin the st..."
Posted: by ben-ja-men
Last Reply: by newgabe
Views: 5407    Replies: 32
"so what is this dark syncronisity i hear you saya dark movement is one in which vision plays no part, the movement is felt and experienced through tactile sensations, this enhances cont..."
Posted: by ben-ja-men
Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 2771    Replies: 16
"so ive searched through the archives and not found much just a couple of threads about juggling multistaff. having watched kyle do some insane stuff ive had a bit of a play and was wond..."
Posted: by IgnitionTerminals
Last Reply: by ImmortalNinja
Views: 5440    Replies: 30
"Does anyone know anywhere that sells any glow or LED staves that are a decent length? HOP shop and ebay and a couple of other sites only sell glow staves up to 90cm, which is a little o..."
Posted: by JollyGreenGiant
Last Reply: by Seye
Views: 3552    Replies: 23
"Ok, I've read this forum especially the part about building your own staff, but I don't have access to anything that resembles a hardware store. So, I've been looking online for a plac..."
Posted: by Chumpy
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 1960    Replies: 4
"I've been doing a lot of wrist contact stuff...but using the underside of my that a fishtail??? Or can I still not do the fishtail?"
Posted: by Crimson_Fyre
Last Reply: by ~Leah~
Views: 1365    Replies: 2
" I finally made it down to Firejam in Portland, OR this last Sunday. All I had was my friend's full length fire-staff and a lot of determination. (The two main things you need righ..."
Posted: by Havokist
Last Reply: by Havokist
Views: 2026    Replies: 8
"'ve been looking for a not too expensive glow staff for a while and came across this one in my searchs, b..."
Posted: by larzie
Last Reply: by mcp
Views: 1625    Replies: 6
"i'm sure there's been plenty of definitions for this move posted in these forums in the past but i've read a few scattered around and i'm still confused. WHAT IS A FISHTAIL?? i'd really..."
Posted: by greddyfirebrat
Last Reply: by greddyfirebrat
Views: 2232    Replies: 5
"i,m looking for female to do tandem twirling with if you want to do it with me pm or email me "
Posted: by majik
Last Reply: by Nate
Views: 1841    Replies: 5
"A few years ago I met a girl who told me she could twirl a fire stick in her toes. It's something that I had never seen or heard of before. Naturally I was like what tha She didn't hav..."
Posted: by wing
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 1739    Replies: 5
"I just finished up a series of performances spinning my innercore on a rock in the middle of a lake in a quarry. The second to last night I dropped it on my big ending throw. Luckily i..."
Posted: by mehndi
Last Reply: by psy_pyro
Views: 5097    Replies: 21
"Heya : )I'm a poi user myself but my son after seeing a staff in action has been bugging me to get him one so he can learn lolAny recommendations on a beginner staff for him I have no..."
Posted: by Strange By Name
Last Reply: by .:star:.
Views: 1346    Replies: 1
"HiI'm making a fire staff and i need to know the lengths of each wicks, i'm a beginner so i want a basic flame, anyone know?Also if someone can give me a site for cheap wicks would be a..."
Posted: by ed209
Last Reply: by Monkey of the Void
Views: 4626    Replies: 26
"Hi all, I used to do a fair bit of martial arts culminating in a three year love affair with Tai Chi which I've taken a break from to recover from a recurring shoulder injury. In the me..."
Posted: by Taniwha
Last Reply: by Stone
Views: 13780    Replies: 62
"A.K.A "waist wraps" Yes i am talking about staff.So, anyone else doing it? Got any cool variations (and im not talking contact).Think iv only got 2bt in front maybee 3. Not sure, id be..."
Posted: by greddyfirebrat
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 1733    Replies: 3
"i,m looking to move on to doubles with chain sticks problem is i,m a bit scared any help would be great "
Posted: by mo-seph
Last Reply: by strugz
Views: 2379    Replies: 5
"Farside halo:Put your right hand (holding a staff) just below your left armpit, with the thumb facing forwards. Spin one-beats here, so that the top of the staff is coming inwards.As th..."
Posted: by SirEggo
Last Reply: by Gherkin
Views: 2596    Replies: 20
"I have a gift for all those staff spinners but you have to add to my MSNfire_phoenix_productions@hotmail.comThis is top secret fire dancing due to 11 years of Isolation from any instruc..."
Posted: by Chumpy
Views: 1968    Replies: 0
"Found out that with enough momentum I can actually get the staff over my head and do a straight arm windmill from the back to the front while doing fishtails. Also change arms with a wr..."
Posted: by yoni
Last Reply: by EpsilonKias
Views: 2675    Replies: 6
"i want to make a glo staff to save money. i was just gonna shove some strobing led's in a tube with a battery and switch.has anyone made one before . SUCCESFULLY."
Posted: by Catastrophic
Last Reply: by strugz
Views: 7348    Replies: 33
"Has anyone tried to bring a staff on an airplane (non-breakdown variety)?? Carry on? (heh) or stuff it in a tube and send it underneath? (or does it get smooshed under someone's luggag..."
Posted: by doctor_fandango
Last Reply: by Durbs
Views: 2508    Replies: 14
"some time ago whilst spinning in belfast Ado-p showed me a very cool move, i recon it was posted here somewhere but i couldnt find it in the search. its pretty complex to explain, but i..."
Posted: by Sethis
Last Reply: by Sethis
Views: 6386    Replies: 34
"Hi everyone,Not entirely sure where to put this, but I thought that i only do Staff, so this'll be where I put it...Hitting myself I don't mind, because it's generally a one-off on some..."
Posted: by UnmitigatedlyVirile
Last Reply: by Kyle McLean
Views: 2500    Replies: 13
"I've been spinning staff since mid January, and now I'd like to learn some contact moves. However, my knowledge of them is limited to a few videos a downloaded through this forum (matri..."
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