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"i have heard of application of fire in this traditional stick dance,can anyone out there in the interweb enlighten me?ta! "
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"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!..."
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"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..."
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"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" ..."
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" 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 )"
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"Totally out of my mind with adrenaline, first night swinging live fire last night!!!! Totally amazing!!!!"
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"I've been doing a lot of wrist contact stuff...but using the underside of my wrist...is that a fishtail??? Or can I still not do the fishtail?"
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" 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..."
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"http://www.juggleart.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=466&cPath=138i've been looking for a not too expensive glow staff for a while and came across this one in my searchs, b..."
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"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..."
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"i,m looking for female to do tandem twirling with if you want to do it with me pm or email me "
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"i,m looking to move on to doubles with chain sticks problem is i,m a bit scared any help would be great "
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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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