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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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Drudwyn


Drudwyn

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

Total posts: 632
Posted:same direction ttn instead of revising.

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

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faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 3556
Posted:revising?

Faith
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Drudwyn


Drudwyn

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

Total posts: 632
Posted:My second year computer science degree exams start tomorrow, with 5 in 8 days... so God only knows why I was spinning poi instead :P

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

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Fractos


Fractos

Dirty Fire Project
Location: Manchester

Total posts: 133
Posted: Written by: Fractos


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FIVE BEAT WEAVE! (forwards)
and kind of backwards, except I'm not wholly convinced that I've actually got it on the left side as the right side version seems to do more twisting, but same number of spins.




Turns out I'm doing some kinda 4 beat weave for the reverse.. which is definitely not what I was trying to do! Bah. Hope this means I'll be able to push it a bit further..

~aFx


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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York

Total posts: 3354
Posted:atomic weave smile

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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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague

Total posts: 1841
Posted:BTB 360 hozirontal hyperloop



Try front->back negative buzzsaw to get into it.



lightning,



:R


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mtbeer
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

mtbeer

ARRRR!
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA

Total posts: 529
Posted:Lots of new stuff lately... butterfly inversions (Thanks ICoN), same time BTB weaves, same time BTB waist wraps, landed a few round the world hyperloops and tons of new rope dart tricks.

"My skin is singed but it heals my heart and with glowing pride I'll wear my scars." -Davey Havok

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Drudwyn


Drudwyn

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

Total posts: 632
Posted:Btb bf ww, which is fun, and 2:1 hybrid( one long arm, one isolating)

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

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LadyKrystalWebb
SILVER Member since Mar 2006

LadyKrystalWebb

Me!
Location: Hampshire, UK

Total posts: 106
Posted:Wow... Since I last posted on here I've learnt windmill, giant windmill, corkscrew, giant weave, reverse weave, btb butterfly, outwards butterfly, butterfly turn, the fountain, shoulder reels, hip reels, opposite reels inwards and outwards, the wiggle and extended reels. YEAH!!! lol biggrin

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

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keldur


keldur

newbie
Location: Vienna

Total posts: 6
Posted:wohoooo - just got the airwrap - im soooo proud of myself!!!!

could this be the plastic-age?

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keldur


keldur

newbie
Location: Vienna

Total posts: 6
Posted:and a hyperloop!!!

could this be the plastic-age?

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LazyAngel
GOLD Member since Jul 2004

LazyAngel

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Cambridge UK

Total posts: 2895
Posted:stalled/buzzsaw fountain hybrid thingy: tricky to co-ordinate but quite pretty!

Because ActiveAngel sounds like a feminine deodorant

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Yakumo
SILVER Member since May 2006

Yakumo

veteran
Location: Oxfordshire

Total posts: 1237
Posted:woo, i'd been struggling with the reverse TTN loads today, still can't really do it.

I just tried the butterfly weave after reading a thread on it and got it working in all of about 2 minutes smile

I did practice butterfly turns lots recently or I doubt it would have been so fast.


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LadyKrystalWebb
SILVER Member since Mar 2006

LadyKrystalWebb

Me!
Location: Hampshire, UK

Total posts: 106
Posted:Hey, kool, I guessed that you could turn from inward wiggle to outward wiggle and vice versa... and I was right, and I learnt it in about 5 minutes biggrin

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Twisthem488


Twisthem488

member
Location: USA

Total posts: 187
Posted:Just got the 4beat weave, and a reverse 3beat weave. Still cant get my head around whats happening in hyperloops/how to keep them going.

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Psyri
SILVER Member since Apr 2003

Psyri

artisan
Location: Berkshire, UK

Total posts: 1576
Posted:because it takes me so long to learn backwards versions of moves... I was amazed when I got btb reverse weave HAZAAAA!!!

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Yakumo
SILVER Member since May 2006

Yakumo

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Location: Oxfordshire

Total posts: 1237
Posted:Got reverse TTN sorted properly the day after I worked out the butterfly weave, lol. got it at least partly isolated now too.

I've *finally* been able to do a 180 turn from BTB rev weave to BTB forward weave. I just can't turn back again yet arg. BTB forward wave is such a pain, it's so much more unnatural feeling than anything else I've done for some reason.. BTB weave turns are also the most exhausting (and painful!*) thing to practice i've found so far smile

(*clocked myself square on the nose for the first time, lol)


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Muskelunge
GOLD Member since Oct 2005

Muskelunge

member
Location: Chicago

Total posts: 55
Posted:Yakumo, just you wait.



I'm finally starting to get the reverse five-beat weave. I'll be able to get it for two minutes, then it'll fall apart on me. But the getting it for the two minutes is a great improvement.

EDITED_BY: Muskelunge (1150261490)


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LadyKrystalWebb
SILVER Member since Mar 2006

LadyKrystalWebb

Me!
Location: Hampshire, UK

Total posts: 106
Posted:My god.... I learnt ttn... I thought it was something so complicated but its not. I could've learnt it ages ago! stupid move. biggrin Now I need to learn Guy's Gyroscope..... eek!

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jaero
SILVER Member since Jun 2004

jaero

your new best enemy
Location: over the river, through the wo...

Total posts: 246
Posted:lot's of thread the needle tricks. split time TTN (weeks ago) reverse split time TTN (more recently) and I've been learning to throw isolations into them. so ummm.... isolated split time thread the needle weave?

I'll get there too late if I shorten my stride, I'll get there too soon if I find me a ride, I'll never move forward if I try to hide this path that I've troden one step at a time.

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Yakumo
SILVER Member since May 2006

Yakumo

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Location: Oxfordshire

Total posts: 1237
Posted:floor/ceiling plane 5 beat weave smile

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faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 3556
Posted:what's that look like

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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

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

Total posts: 2052
Posted:a strange butterfly tangle : http://www.homeofpoi.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=11690


ubbrollsmile


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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Sun_Puppy


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Total posts: 31
Posted:I've finally nailed the weave, thanks to this DVD I just bought - Poi Spinning Basics with Pele's Element.

I feel like a proper spinner now!


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VampyricAcid
SILVER Member since Jun 2005

VampyricAcid

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Location: My House

Total posts: 1286
Posted: Written by: Yakumo


floor/ceiling plane 5 beat weave smile



im guessing its like a 5beat corkscrew, but i could be wrong


i just got butterfly huggies biggrin


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Yakumo
SILVER Member since May 2006

Yakumo

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Location: Oxfordshire

Total posts: 1237
Posted: Written by: Skinky


 Written by: Yakumo


floor/ceiling plane 5 beat weave smile



im guessing its like a 5beat corkscrew, but i could be wrong




yeah, corscrew in the HoP lessons is wide appart, take that , do it with your hands clost together all the time, as she does when she does it in front of her, and you're basically doing a horizontal 3 beat weave.

next add 2 beats smile


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pikachu
SILVER Member since Jun 2006

pikachu

Member
Location: Oita, Japan

Total posts: 11
Posted:hey, not many posts by me but I'm practicing hard.

I've got the butterfly and alternate b.fly and reverse b.fly down. a hesitant mexican wave is being worked on, and now I'm working on the the turns and follow the sun. not easy. but getting there.

Poi are such fun!


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Patriarch917
SILVER Member since Oct 2005

Patriarch917

I make my own people.
Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Total posts: 607
Posted:Behind the back weave. Oh yeah. weavesmiley

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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York

Total posts: 3354
Posted:inside ~> outside airwraps, reverse bfly airwraps (apparently correctly now)

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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animatEd
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK

Total posts: 3540
Posted:Nice one dude!

I recently got taught a new fake knot...

Reverse antispin weaveis a bit more consistant...

There must be more, but I can't remember them right now...


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