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flash fire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2001

flash fire

Sporadically Prodigal
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Total posts: 2758
Posted:This space is for all those funksters busy improving their technique by learning new moves - made-up or traditional.



Tell us all about it! We love hearing about our fellow poiers/staffies/misc. toyers succeeding with new things biggrin

It's just hard to keep up with it all sometimes, so if we keep it together you'll be certain to get a little feedback.



here a pat on the back in advance from me



::flash enthusiastically pats your back::



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faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Total posts: 3556
Posted:i'd like to see what that looks like, i can't quite picture it...
Chasing the sun, corkscrew,mexwave, mostly btb butterflies

ahhhh...the humility of being a beginner and every one talking about hyperloops and such :P


Faith
Nay, whatever comes one hour was sunlit and the most high gods may not make boast of any better thing than to have watched that hour as it passed

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Fyrbatz990


newbie
Location: SoCal

Total posts: 1
Posted:Here's a fun one for you to try.

Get the poi spinning opposite directions in start position (left forward, right backward) with a legwrap.

Next, when the poi come to the top, switch your hands and just cross in the regular figure 8 pattern. This seriously does not feel like it should work, but the they don't hit each other as they cross.

Just something that I stumbled across one day.
The reverse of this trick (left backwards, right forwards) feels even wierder because you have to cross as they reach the bottom.


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[Nx?]
BRONZE Member since Nov 2001

[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:Ritchee, you mean offset weave?

T wave


This is a post by tom, all spelling is deleberate
-><- Kallisti

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_Poiboy_
GOLD Member since Jan 2004

_Poiboy_

bastard child of satan
Location: Raanana, Israel

Total posts: 1113
Posted:i just came back from IJC2006 (israeli juggling convention)
look what i know now

buzzsaw roll
some wibbly stuff
matrix corkscrew (or bth corkscrew or whatever... watch blackandblue and youll see what i mean)
corkscrew-> one hand btb, other in front in floor plane->tangle->release poi that was btb.
btb crosser->throw from one hand->tapback->catch btb (working on catching btb crosser)


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Mr_widd


Mr_widd

eat my face before i eat yours
Location: Torquay, UK

Total posts: 253
Posted:i think its an antispin butterfly weave, dixie came up with the idea, now i've go it clean as a whistle. work on 360 one now, but first, backward antispin weave.

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Drudwyn


Drudwyn

Forget puppy power, Scrappy's just gay
Location: Southampton Uni

Total posts: 632
Posted:Antispin butterfly weave? I thought that the butterfly weave was semi antispin anyway, as its a fwd ttn to rev antispin ttn and back?

Spin, bounce, be one with the world, because it is yours to enjoy...

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spiralx


spiralx

veteran
Location: London, UK

Total posts: 1376
Posted:Waist wraps using first degree inversions and insides. Not BTB yet I admit ubblol Inside airwraps.

"Moo," said the happy cow.

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LadyKrystalWebb
SILVER Member since Mar 2006

LadyKrystalWebb

Me!
Location: Hampshire, UK

Total posts: 106
Posted:Yay, I can now do 3bt, 4bt and 5bt weaves, and I've just learnt Angel wings. biggrin

It is better to be hated for who you are than loved for who you're not.

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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York, USA

Total posts: 3354
Posted:butterfly inversions biggrin

took bloody ages...


kyrian: I've felt your finger connect with me many times
lou kitten: sneaky little meatball..
ezz: please corrupt me more

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linzween
BRONZE Member since Apr 2006

Member
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 3
Posted:woo hoo! just learnt my first move! the butterfly!! very chuffed, can't wait to learn some more! :-D

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Mr_widd


Mr_widd

eat my face before i eat yours
Location: Torquay, UK

Total posts: 253
Posted: Written by: fireNice


butterfly inversions biggrin

took bloody ages...



is this the butterfly barrel roll?


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spiralx


spiralx

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Location: London, UK

Total posts: 1376
Posted:Either that or butterfly buzzsaw weave smile

"Moo," said the happy cow.

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Dut
SILVER Member since Mar 2002

lurker
Location: Nashville, TN, USA

Total posts: 380
Posted:maybe this belongs under "things i left behind", but for some reason i never thought of non-split-time same-arm butterfly wraps. i mean i do them on legs, necks, "etc" all the time, but one-arm? crazy. i tried them one-handed and it worked for a second, but i'm not trying that on fire any time soon. lol.

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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York, USA

Total posts: 3354
Posted:basic wibbling

kyrian: I've felt your finger connect with me many times
lou kitten: sneaky little meatball..
ezz: please corrupt me more

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spiralx


spiralx

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Location: London, UK

Total posts: 1376
Posted: Written by: Dut


maybe this belongs under "things i left behind", but for some reason i never thought of non-split-time same-arm butterfly wraps. i mean i do them on legs, necks, "etc" all the time, but one-arm? crazy. i tried them one-handed and it worked for a second, but i'm not trying that on fire any time soon. lol.


They require some nifty plane control to get them to wrap without tangling, that's for sure. And having the right length of poi definitely helps!


"Moo," said the happy cow.

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BansheeCat
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

veteran
Location: lost, Canada

Total posts: 1247
Posted:yay! I just did a double spiral wrist wrap with fire for the first time! And an under the arm through wrap too!

It was hard to get my brain to allow me to actuallly wrap that fire around my hands, but once I did it it was fine.

Very happy and stinky now...


"God *was* my co-pilot, but then we crashed, and I had to eat him..."

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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague, Czech. Republic

Total posts: 1841
Posted:
Snag(horizonntal)

(Catched hyperloop(one hand catch) with other spinning in
buzzsaw) and vertical fun.

lightning,

:R


POI THEO(R)IST

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Sporky


Sporky

addict
Location: Glasgow

Total posts: 663
Posted:Right, I've not posted for a while here so here goes.

BTB flowers, watermills (finally) 4bt ttn, butterfly weave, compound and goofy flowers, reverse hyperloop stalls, fibbles (foot wibbles) and a cool little butterfly inversion/inside that I have no idea of the name


Have faith in what you can do and respect for what you can't

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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York, USA

Total posts: 3354
Posted:btb flowers? please explain...

kyrian: I've felt your finger connect with me many times
lou kitten: sneaky little meatball..
ezz: please corrupt me more

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Mireneye
SILVER Member since Oct 2005

enthusiast
Location: , Sweden

Total posts: 276
Posted:I double last post query aswell btw..



Anyways.



I feel proud beacuse I just entered the 4beat weave today (Partially the reason it was possible now and not later was a part from Nicks video. THANKS), and pretty much 'mastered' the timing and the plane... Well... almost. Still gotta get it elegant. I also started a little with testing out 5 beat. Timing is still off tho.



Other then that, i'm trying to come up with patterns that works for spinning one poi Forward and the other backwards. Which can give a few interesting results and variations. However the cross point is extreamly dependant on timing, or not at all. But I think the former looks better if done correctly =)



Also just cracked turning with Buzzaws. Seriously I DO not know why I did not practice buzzaws earlier.



Last but not least... Trying to isolate stuff in different places in the spinning... Been trying to break in the middle of crossing in a 3 or 4 beat weave to make an isolation that goes over to do the normal weaving again... But breaking it at the crosspoint is difficult since you have such immense momentum going towards the other side of your body.



Cheers

EDITED_BY: Mireneye (1146361570)


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Sporky


Sporky

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Location: Glasgow

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Posted:I've put an explanation in the "All About Flowers" thread and will try to get it on tape as soon as I get home. They're stupidly tech though biggrin

Have faith in what you can do and respect for what you can't

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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York, USA

Total posts: 3354
Posted:read and replied biggrin

kyrian: I've felt your finger connect with me many times
lou kitten: sneaky little meatball..
ezz: please corrupt me more

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Sporky


Sporky

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Location: Glasgow

Total posts: 663
Posted:Remind me to stretch before attempting to figure out any btb moves. spank wink

Have faith in what you can do and respect for what you can't

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands, United Kingd...

Total posts: 7263
Posted: Written by: Mireneye

Been trying to break in the middle of crossing in a 3 or 4 beat weave to make an isolation that goes over to do the normal weaving again... But breaking it at the crosspoint is difficult since you have such immense momentum going towards the other side of your body



immense momentum? Slow down and it'll be far far easier. It's almost exactly the same forces as doing iso buzzsaws ie very little smile Infact you can practice by doing iso buzzsaws and then trying to cross arms and keep the isolation going.

Hope that helps wave


Let's relight this forum ubblove

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animatEd
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK

Total posts: 3540
Posted:I just learned an Elbow stand, thanks to Chutney's Thread...

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Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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Mireneye
SILVER Member since Oct 2005

enthusiast
Location: , Sweden

Total posts: 276
Posted: Written by: Dunc


 Written by: Mireneye

Been trying to break in the middle of crossing in a 3 or 4 beat weave to make an isolation that goes over to do the normal weaving again... But breaking it at the crosspoint is difficult since you have such immense momentum going towards the other side of your body



immense momentum? Slow down and it'll be far far easier. It's almost exactly the same forces as doing iso buzzsaws ie very little smile Infact you can practice by doing iso buzzsaws and then trying to cross arms and keep the isolation going.

Hope that helps wave



Haha. actually I have been doing that a long time now. For weeks actually. The funny thing is I didn't realise I was breaking it untill you told me. Really easy. Definietly haha... Wonder If I was tired when I wrote that. Thanks anyways.

I don't know why I didn't do it before. But just got TTN =)


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16.15.8
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

16.15.8

I cant think therefore Im not
Location: In my backpack, United Kingdom

Total posts: 291
Posted:Hey!

I have succesefully learned crossover weave btb.
Im just wondering if anyone have bin playing around with that one?

And have anyone done splittime butterfly weave btb?

Im glad for all kind of tips in those moves!

//Thomas


"I dont like shoes, definitely not spinning with shoes, they make my feet feel flat, my feet are not flat...."

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LadyKrystalWebb
SILVER Member since Mar 2006

LadyKrystalWebb

Me!
Location: Hampshire, UK

Total posts: 106
Posted:One handed butterfly, and overhead one handed butterfly yay! I've almost got the lower leg wrap that turns it into an outward butterfly too. smile

I'm getting my first fire poi soon! ubblove


It is better to be hated for who you are than loved for who you're not.

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Posted:little butterfly inversion/inside that I have no idea of the name - If I get what you mean, I call it "flip the pancake"
if it looks that way, then, yeah, let's give it this name


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Tabt


Tabt

I Doubt, Therefore I Might Be
Location: Horsham

Total posts: 1007
Posted:totally laim i know, but i finally got 5 beat weave on my left side!!!!!

its been bugging me for ageeeees!

yay me! bounce


Owner of Dragosani's right side.

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