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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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spherespinner


spherespinner

member
Location: Melbourne...

Total posts: 38
Posted:Ahh.. well.. it's not really a spinning move at all.. more like a gym move but I am well pleased to be able to do it finally... left leg forward splits...! biggrin

Been working on my flexibility lately having not done so for about the last 10 years... and with much considerable pain it has paid off.. yay!!!!

Now for right leg forward and centre splits......... ohh nooooooo redface

learn 3 club columns too.... juggle


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Start chasing dreams.... one day u may catch them..

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lorry
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

member
Location: cheltenham, gloucestershire

Total posts: 19
Posted:Written by: pounce

but i have a huge bruise on my arm from jelly wrestling



this may be a stupid question (but im blonde so be patient) but what is jelly wrestling? sounds brilliant. may have 2 get me involved! ubblol


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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:jelly wrestling...

i belive theres a video floating around somewhere. i wasnt involved though smile

as for me. today i learnt butterfly through wraps that go around my other arm.


Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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Spinner
BRONZE Member since Jun 2004

Spinner

stranger
Location: Bristol, UK.

Total posts: 24
Posted:cool!

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DeepSoulSheep
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

DeepSoulSheep

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Berlin

Total posts: 2617
Posted:Staff - wall plane BTB waistwrap throw across body to opposite hand BTB catch. bounce

I live in a world of infinite possibilities.

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands

Total posts: 7263
Posted:Written by: oli

today i learnt butterfly through wraps that go around my other arm.



You have three arms eek Now I deffinately can't wait till Falmouth!! wink


Let's relight this forum ubblove

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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:ubblol ubblol

something like that wink

or actually what i meant was though wraps where my right poi gose around my left arm or visa versa as opposed to my right poi around my right arm which was what i could do before.


Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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Twirly


Twirly

Shoryuken!
Location: Hexham, Newcastle, England

Total posts: 233
Posted:Reverse btb weave, yay. Took me about an hour and I think I need new kidneys, but I'm well satisfied now.

Havent got a clue how to do it forwards mind :S


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Atacan(aka muaddip)
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

Atacan(aka muaddip)

stranger
Location: Seattle / WA / USA

Total posts: 18
Posted:BTB Forward 3 beat weave (harder one) to
BTB Backward 3 beat weave (easier one).

Right now I can only turn one direction and whack myself occasionally. Need at least 1-2 months more for burnig this smile.


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atacan

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Pyrolific
BRONZE Member since Jan 2001

Returning to a unique state of Equilibrium
Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Total posts: 3289
Posted:3-club reverse cascade in wall plane smile

Josh


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Help! My personality got stuck in this signature machine and I cant get it out!

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DeepSoulSheep
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

DeepSoulSheep

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Berlin

Total posts: 2617
Posted:single staff

1 handed cartwheel from quaduple inward spin



Doubles

follow time throw pirotette to catch

follow time throw one pass other under leg.

throw from front to btb catch as opposed to last weeks btb infront throw to btb infront catch.

wheel plane under the leg throw / catch.

Same time double throw / catch from outward reels.



"meteor poi"

follow time airwrap release and re-catch left hand and right.

Gilligan airwrap releases

Loads of whip catches



One handed butterfly to throw to forarm catch to "wrap up" to "un wrap" to release to reverse butterfly.

One handed butterfly to same direction un wrap to release.



Airwrap to double catch throw the pair of them around the place using one hand.



Dodgey outward reels double staff stylee.

2 beat weave double staff styleee.



Corkscrew to horizontal throw to with one while other goes round the body / legs / neck wrap nun chuka stylee.

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I live in a world of infinite possibilities.

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mo-seph


mo-seph

enthusiast
Location: Edinburgh, UK

Total posts: 524
Posted:Wow! Someone's been busy biggrin

Your staff throws sound crazy...


monkeys ate my brain

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DeepSoulSheep
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

DeepSoulSheep

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Berlin

Total posts: 2617
Posted:Yea I spent a few hours in the park yesterday smile



I was trying your neck catches yesterday too ubblol ouchy

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I live in a world of infinite possibilities.

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mo-seph


mo-seph

enthusiast
Location: Edinburgh, UK

Total posts: 524
Posted:Written by: DeepSoulSheep
I was trying your neck catches yesterday too ubblol ouchy



Yay for silly moves!

OK, should probably put up here

alternative 3-beat double staff weave
4-beat ds w
(guess what's next...)
5-beat dw w
biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin

(Is it allowed to hijack the poi forum with staffery? :evil grin:)


monkeys ate my brain

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bluecat


bluecat

geek, level 1
Location: everywhere

Total posts: 5300
Posted:yes. this isn't a poi thread, tis for any toys.

james you sound like you've been practising loads..... good.


i've just learnt one new thing today:

cutbacks(right hand)

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Holistic Spinner (I hope)

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:all toy accomplishments welcome in this thread smile

[edit: as rob just said - damn i'm slow wink]

josh - if you can do wallplane cascade too you are just a couple of steps away from wallplane mills ubblove one of my dream tricks with clubs.


i have learnt nothing new but on the path to improving my 5b cascade i caught 6 out of a 7b flash.
i have a distinct feeling that may be the subject of my next post here... biggrin


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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bluecat


bluecat

geek, level 1
Location: everywhere

Total posts: 5300
Posted:mmm i like wall plane mills. ubblove not so tricky if you make your reverse club a bit higher and slower than you thought you needed to.

absolutely monumentally gorgeous 423 variation i'll show you when i see you at glarsetonbury cole.

good luck n the 7. i requalified it yesterday (15 catches) biggrin

hugs
R


Holistic Spinner (I hope)

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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:four butterfly hyperloop wotsits in a row, one going in each direction.

Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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MikeIcon
GOLD Member since Mar 2003

MikeIcon

Pooh-Bah
Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA

Total posts: 2109
Posted:Finally got the alternating TTN stall down pat.

Made up what I have so far dubbed "contact stalls" for horizontally stalling weaves and forward butterflys.

Double BTL butterfly carryovers with optional turns.

Cross over weave turns.

Direction alternating TTN.

Got started on learning counter weaves but its 5am and I must sleep before I overload... Much was learned today.


Let's turn those old bridges we crossed into ashes.
We'll blaze a new trail,
and torch the rough patches.

-Me

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Twirly


Twirly

Shoryuken!
Location: Hexham, Newcastle, England

Total posts: 233
Posted:4 and 5 beat weaves, one handed butterfly handswap, weave hyperloops, windmill.

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bluecat


bluecat

geek, level 1
Location: everywhere

Total posts: 5300
Posted:somehow failed to mention i flashed 8 balls on monday.

need some new fergybags.

ooh.

elbow bounce airwraps. mmmm.

love
R


Holistic Spinner (I hope)

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:f*ck fergie bags, you want rubies ubblove

eek and hug and biggrin for 8

i added shootouts caught penguin and thrown back in as a backcross.
it fits into millions of tricks and makes them look right different - one of the few things that i could use from sean mckinney's huge repertoire smile


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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spiralx


spiralx

veteran
Location: London, UK

Total posts: 1376
Posted:Isolated 1/4 time buzzsaws. Forwards is fairly ok, backwards is definitely a bit shaky smile Will work towards a full fountain which should look just lovely.

"Moo," said the happy cow.

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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague

Total posts: 1841
Posted:
Anti-spin parallel time two separated circles and turn like with
giant wind mill. (The shape with fire look like "quarterfoil")

Thinking about to make it in oppposite hand direction smile


POI THEO(R)IST

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:98 catches with 5 mad



so damn close!!!



ubbrollsmile



i also learnt rubenstein's with clubs and romeo's revenge with clubs and balls.

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"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:backwards 7 bt weave.

the sketchy beginnings of btb tangles.

o and ive now been spinning stick for about a month now, so learning a bit of that stuff too..


Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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Rev
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

Rev

Bastard Newbie Messiah
Location: Apparently lost in my ego

Total posts: 1269
Posted:antispun opposite direction ttns and antispun butterfly weaves.. and what not..

More useless information courtesy of Rev...
Confusing the masses, one post at a time...
"Obviously, you're not a golfer.."- The Dude
"Buy the ticket... Take the ride..." -Raoul Duke
"FEMA has never done catastrophe planning..."-Michael Brown

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mo-seph


mo-seph

enthusiast
Location: Edinburgh, UK

Total posts: 524
Posted:forwards and backwards 5bt weave,
reverse ttn

(but poi are still silly biggrin)


monkeys ate my brain

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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague

Total posts: 1841
Posted:
Horizontal parallel time TTN in both planes: am in love move
directly from the top to bottom, top and bottom smile


POI THEO(R)IST

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tenticle


tenticle

enthusiast
Location: ati: on: She: ffi: eld: UK:

Total posts: 275
Posted:This week i plucked from the infinity of mathematical posibilities:

left foot to caspar (finally), shuv-its where neither end of the staff touches the ground at any time (cheers whoever it was who made me think of trying that (Dragon7)), and all manner of ankle pinches. And some interesting leg climbing contact.





Zeppelin rules!

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