Login/Join to Participate " 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: 26th Oct 2008 by Kyle03 Last Reply: 27th Oct 2008 by Mucky Views: 3853 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: 17th Oct 2008 by MRC Views: 1828 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: 17th Oct 2008 by natasqi Views: 978 Replies: 2 " i was wondering if firebreathing with a safer fuel, ie. vegetable oils, could still cause ARDS?" Last Reply: 4th Oct 2008 by MRC Views: 2066 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: 2nd Oct 2008 by squid Views: 2670 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: 1st Oct 2008 by Yayu Views: 886 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..." " 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: 27th Apr 2005 by Vixen Views: 6921 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: 9th May 2008 by Pele Last Reply: 9th Sep 2008 by Pele Views: 4445 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: 19th Oct 2004 by NYC Views: 5758 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: 15th Aug 2008 by r0ms Views: 6365 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: 11th Aug 2008 by bender Views: 2113 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: 18th Jun 2008 by paupe1 Last Reply: 20th Jul 2008 by Flaym Views: 6187 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: 4th Jul 2008 by yoneya Views: 4159 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: 24th Feb 2004 by Deimos Views: 2559 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: 2nd Jul 2008 by Mynci Views: 1034 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: 14th Jun 2008 by natasqi Views: 14939 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: 14th Nov 2005 by TiffX Views: 1819 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: 16th May 2008 by Geeza Views: 1893 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: 12th May 2008 by Pele Views: 5877 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: 10th May 2008 by yoneya Last Reply: 10th May 2008 by Mucky Views: 968 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: 3rd Nov 2003 by Fitria Views: 2672 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: 6th May 2008 by natasqi Views: 885 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: 23rd Apr 2008 by Pele Last Reply: 1st May 2008 by Pele Views: 1457 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: 28th Apr 2008 by simta Views: 1667 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: 12th Feb 2005 by Kat Last Reply: 29th Mar 2008 by Tyciol Views: 2787 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: 7th Apr 2001 by vyvyan Last Reply: 19th Mar 2008 by tatjna Views: 4820 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: 12th Feb 2003 by Walt Last Reply: 6th Mar 2008 by drewski Views: 4291 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: 7th Nov 2007 by Pele Last Reply: 1st Jan 2008 by _VT_ Views: 2396 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: 25th Dec 2007 by _VT_ Views: 7424 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: 14th Sep 2004 by JakBJC Last Reply: 22nd Nov 2007 by A_M_C Views: 10107 Replies: 26 " Hi!Just wanted to find out the fav tricks of all you HoPers. Mine's Dancers leap. Yours??? "