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"I've never used stilts, partly because of the safety issues (falling from great heights=potential broken wrists etc) and because of the risk of idiots knocking you over and leaving you ..."
Posted: by Kyle03 Last Reply: by Mucky
Views: 3755 Replies: 1
"Does anyone know of anywhere in New Zealand that I can get a traditional rope dart. There's a shop in Auckland city but I need a martial arts licence to purchase anything from them so t..."
Last Reply: by MRC
Views: 1777 Replies: 13
"So, after goin to the Sunday Twirling in Melbourne and seein all the cool stuff. I figure Flaming Swordchucks would be the way to go. If U don't know what they are well, let me enlighte..."
Last Reply: by natasqi
Views: 926 Replies: 2
"i was wondering if firebreathing with a safer fuel, ie. vegetable oils, could still cause ARDS?"
Last Reply: by MRC
Views: 2027 Replies: 9
"Umm, it might seem like a stupid question, but would it be possible for me to fire eat or breathe, both of which i may want to do in the future, if i had my tongue pierced?"
Last Reply: by squid
Views: 2665 Replies: 11
"I've heard rumours of people doing double meteors and was wondering if anyone fancied sharing their experiences?It's not something I've tried much in the past, apart from a brief stint ..."
Last Reply: by Yayu
Views: 881 Replies: 3
"Hia all i've been playing around with doing contact staff moves with nunchucks for a while now. Anyways i've made a little video compilation of some of the better ones i've been able to..."
Posted: by bender
Views: 1294 Replies: 4
"Get a Grip! A staffer's approach to BuugengHello. Top of the day to you and your captains of industry. There's a lot of excitement in my pants about this wonderful new toy, however ther..."
Posted: by Vixen
Views: 6896 Replies: 13
"Im not sure if anyone can help but i want to buy a metal ring that has 5 or so small rings on it... i think the idea is you try to get all the little rings spinning in it... someone had..."
"Well somebody hard to start it This just a list/classification of fan moves and families. Not a comprehensive list, as I've had more martial arts and eastern performance exposure than ..."
Posted: by Pele Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 4434 Replies: 18
"Got a small one to use in our new retro-circus.Now we have to figure out how to use it.Suggestions?Thoughts?Ideas?Thanks!"
Posted: by NYC
Views: 5723 Replies: 28
"Yeah, well I don't quite know what to write but thought I'd start a plate spinning thread since I recently spun my own home made fire plates.Weee...It's really hard to describe plate sp..."
"Works better for a rope dart than a poi. LEgs right togehter, spin the dart behind your back anticlockwise when the dart is pointing downward push your posterior out and let the rope wr..."
"Hello, my name is Elizabeth and I have been spinning fire poi for about 4 years and recently I have been completely obsessed with fire fans. Ive viewed many videos and I definitely know..."
Last Reply: by r0ms
Views: 6287 Replies: 28
"Hi I was playing a 'Devil May Cry 3' and I got myself a new weapon called cerberus. Following this however is a very cool FMV demonstration of ways in wich this weapon can be maipulated..."
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 2108 Replies: 16
"There is probably a topic for this already that i cant find, but doesnt anyone have any information for where i can buy fire swords? Also fire sword videos or pics? im intrigued to what..."
Posted: by paupe1 Last Reply: by Flaym
Views: 6031 Replies: 10
"I recently purchased the monkeyfist chinese meteor hammer (http://www.homeofpoi.com/shop/productDetails/Monkeyfist-Chinese-Meteor-Hammer) and I'm beginning to think it might be a little..."
Posted: by yoneya
Views: 4134 Replies: 23
"Hi. I live in Japan. I made video "How to make Gun-Savon and "Gun-Savon(Bubble Poi)" . Please enjoy it! How to make Gun-Savon.Gun-Savon(Bubble Poi)"
Posted: by Deimos
Views: 2516 Replies: 4
"Alrighty, whilst watching Cirque du Soleil last night, there were these two women performing with boleadoras, what looked like really long poi. They were long strings with small wooden ..."
Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 1017 Replies: 4
"http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=_txjzpvryOAIt's somehow not embedding, you got to click on the link to see the cube spinning... "
"Hello,I'm looking for some pointers on how to re-wick my Nesbitt fire diabolo properly. I've bought this a while ago, when I first started diabolo-ing and recently decided to change the..."
"This boy is quite amazing with his 2 Yoyo's... lot's of Poi moves."
Last Reply: by natasqi
Views: 14898 Replies: 48
"I've found a cool website that shows me how to make a set of Fire Nunchucks. However, I don't know where I can get the swivel kits from (the ball bearing chain caps). Does anyone know w..."
Posted: by TiffX
Views: 1816 Replies: 8
"HeyIm looking to buy a contact juggling ball for my boyfriend for christmas.does anyone one know if there is an average size for a ball because you can get them in different sizes and i..."
"Anyone ever seen one? I would like to make one and have ideas but wouldn't mind getting tips if anyone has some."
"Just out of interest does anyone here play the Musical Saw?I have wanted to learn to play for a very long time but i never found the right kind of saw, Untill today when my cousin found..."
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 1841 Replies: 11
"Hey all, I'm looking to purchase some decent glow balls at some point in the near future.Important areas are:weightgripdurabilitybattery lifebrightnessfeatures (programable sequences, w..."
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 5642 Replies: 7
"There is a fair bit of information out there on fire vreathing and eating, but can anyone tell me where I can get details on body burning or fire tracing (running a burning wick across ..."
Posted: by yoneya Last Reply: by Mucky
Views: 954 Replies: 1
"Hi!I have uploaded strange fire prop video. Please enjoy. http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=EMiaiuiSaUU"
"can anyone give me any double sword/fire sword moves without refering me to any form or martial arts? anything from very basic to slightly complicated would be coolso pretty much anythi..."
Posted: by Fitria
Views: 2666 Replies: 9
"Just wondering if anyone knew at all where I can get some of the following fire equipment within Perth, Australia (or at least somewhere in Australia that can be sent over to WA!):Fire ..."
Last Reply: by natasqi
Views: 884 Replies: 2
"Check out some of my fire images. If enough are interested, ill make a quick tut.Hit meh with some feedback!! And be sure to check out the large versions on Flickr.Image 1Image 2Image..."
"Okay, two things to get out of the way first of all:1. I did a search and read every single post regarding flags, and it didnt satisfy my thirst. 2. I posted this in Social because it g..."
"Hello all. I just submitted the following to HOP's suggest a product link and thought I'd post here so see your thoughts on these ideas.1) Kevlar Sleeves! So many places sell these but ..."
Posted: by Pele Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 1437 Replies: 10
"I've gotten into this, not heavily but a bit.I bought a marionette in Prague that I simply love.I also have been watching my Muppet Show dvd's and am inspired.I want to make a 3 person ..."
Last Reply: by simta
Views: 1650 Replies: 9
"I'm sure others of you have heard of this group before, I in fact seem to recall seeing a vid of them before. But I happened across their site and thought I'd share.http://www.feedingt..."
"Right, on a sheer impulse buy i got myself a set of poweriser stilts (see http://www.poweriser.com/) and i'm going to be having a great laugh seeing what i can and cant do on them.Does ..."
Posted: by Kat Last Reply: by Tyciol
Views: 2778 Replies: 12
"Can anyone give me a heads up on some suppliers of fire fingers / fire gauntlets, I feel the call of new toys Found the following site with instructions on how to make your own http://..."
"Okay, I was checking out the shop (even though I'm broke hehe) and I was checking out the lovely "Death Star" poi... and I was thinking... They should make flails. Like get two or thre..."
Posted: by vyvyan Last Reply: by tatjna
Views: 4682 Replies: 12
"Anyone else do fire hoops? I've more or less invented a set, seen it done at Circus Oz and so on, looks insane, like the fire is on you (but of course its not) Anyone want to trade idea..."
Posted: by Walt Last Reply: by drewski
Views: 4178 Replies: 9
"I've been getting into flags, and starting to get some juggling/skill toys club members into it, but there's always the question of, where do you get those. They aren't real keen when I..."
"Hi all,I'm a newcomer to the fire twirling scene and have my heart set on learning the fire fan. I'm having a lot of trouble deciding between two different styles though - help?! (I'm s..."
"hey. i have just recently started to learn contact juggling...and started learning regular juggling today:&rbr; i have two rubber balls which are really heavy,like maybe 200 grams each...."
"I have a serious APB out on any place to buy a "zorb," coming to you from the illustrious Johnny Bass. He really wants one, and, frankly, I don't blame him. Just look at that. It's frig..."
"Dear members of Home of Poi,www.freestyleforum.net is a community of independent freestyle nunchaku artists from around the world, of all ages and ability.The nunchaku is an instrument ..."
Posted: by Pele Last Reply: by _VT_
Views: 2352 Replies: 15
"Okay, we use peg stilts that are fixed at the support pieces. My son *loves* stilt walking however he is growing insanely right now (about 3 inches in 2 months and still going). He want..."
Last Reply: by _VT_
Views: 7416 Replies: 36
"I was reading another thread about spinning weird things (like shopping bags and wallets) but i was wundering 'Where is the weirdest place you have ever spun in?' Like yesterday when i ..."
"I really want to learn fire fans so:a) what's the difference between fixed and folding fans? b) which are easier to use? c) as I like the fact you can 'flick' folding fans open but I li..."
Posted: by JakBJC Last Reply: by A_M_C
Views: 10036 Replies: 26
"Hi!Just wanted to find out the fav tricks of all you HoPers. Mine's Dancers leap. Yours??? "