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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:Whoo! horizontal buzzsaws! I really should do revision... but its so dull!

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

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Squintywitch
SILVER Member since May 2005

newbie
Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Total posts: 14
Posted:Inversions are the new black.

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Mr_widd


Mr_widd

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

Total posts: 253
Posted:not really a move but combo, backwards iso weave into a inverstion rolling across my chest into backwards buzzsaw then backwards iso weave. looks cool i think, thats if i described it right, not to hot on the old names. but i go on what i read on here.

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Dut
SILVER Member since Mar 2002

lurker
Location: Nashville, TN

Total posts: 380
Posted:bahaha. i was playing the other day and found the funniest looking move i've ever done. i'd call it an "under the leg airwrap double table top". right hand (for example) goes UTL from the front, left goes UTL from behind, they airwrap and go to "double bicep wrap" around the same-side thigh, but as they're unwrapping, you close your thighs together so they both bounce again off the opposite-side thigh. then you can keep going back and forth - which i'd call a tabletop if it were on my biceps instead of my thighs - bouncing off each thigh, before pulling it back out of the airwrap/wrap either regular or inverse depending on which way they heads bounced last and whether you want to follow the front or btb head out. ubblove that airwrap combo.

-- dut


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mtbeer
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

mtbeer

ARRRR!
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA

Total posts: 529
Posted:I'll wait for the vid, my brain is dizzy after reading that. smile

I've been working on this goofy 180 buzzsaw hyperloop to turning windmill to turning crosser isolation thingy. It's all basically a weave but the direction keeps changing as you turn.


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

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Jinxz


newbie


Total posts: 5
Posted:Wow, i have no idea what you lot are on about modt of the time.... i feel like sucha newbie... WERE NOT WORTHY WERE NOT WORTHY....but also good coz it means iv got LOADS more to learn!!! oooh the possibilities...

I THINK iv managed the 5 bt weave but im not sure iv got it right and i manged low turns the other day althoguh was kinda by accident at first (sorta tripped into it- flailing arms= swooshy poi!! wheeeeeeeeeeee)


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Squintywitch
SILVER Member since May 2005

newbie
Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Total posts: 14
Posted:Funny inversion hyperloopy thing. Oooooooooh.

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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York

Total posts: 3354
Posted:btb weave full turn and continue in reverse. next step, turn into forwards and stay there 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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Dut
SILVER Member since Mar 2002

lurker
Location: Nashville, TN

Total posts: 380
Posted:Written by: mtbeer

I'll wait for the vid, my brain is dizzy after reading that. smile

I've been working on this goofy 180 buzzsaw hyperloop to turning windmill to turning crosser isolation thingy. It's all basically a weave but the direction keeps changing as you turn.



i'm vid deficient, but i know you'd like it. it's the airwrap+double bicep wrap thingy that i came up with in your presence, only with legs instead of arms and a front/rear entry instead of from the same side (pretty sure that wouldn't work well anyways). i already had all the arm/leg variations and even the arm/neck ones down, so i thought, "why not do it all UTL." wink i guess BTB is next? oh snap.

-- dut


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mtbeer
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

mtbeer

ARRRR!
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA

Total posts: 529
Posted:Nice! can't wait to see it in person.

I finally got a few of the butterfly tangles worked out now! Thanks to Dantana and his great slow-mo vids. Now to get them cleaned up and mixed in...


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

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_Aime_
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

_Aime_

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hastings

Total posts: 4172
Posted:Have been working on alot of underleg stuff recently, inclusing hip reely turns, and hyperloops. Pretty stuffs, just need to get it all clean.
Also some new stalls, also pretty, also needing to get clean..


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RAZE
SILVER Member since Feb 2005

RAZE

How much for a truckload of feathers?
Location: West Rand, Johannesburg, Gaute...

Total posts: 108
Posted:yeah yeah, no biggy to the rest of you, but in my search for flowers expertise and tips, I came across the butterfly weave... I kept on being unable to get out of a 4-beat rhythm, until I clicked that as long as I got the TTN part right, and then moved out of the TTN with my left hand first, I would get the 3-beat right.

... as with most poi moves, it just friggin happened!

www.domorepoi.com also helped quite a bit....


If you eat your dessert before your dinner, you will live longer. Living longer means more fire....

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Connorboo


newbie
Location: texas

Total posts: 1
Posted:yay,i taught myself 3 beat weave yesterday and today ive gotten down doing 5 beat on my left side and im working on getting it on the right,its hard!

i started with keys and drawstring...yeesh

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Posted:yay just got the 3bt weave...my second day of playing with sock poi ubbrollsmile
just had to tell somebody hehe..yes i'm an amatuer


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Sporky


Sporky

addict
Location: Glasgow

Total posts: 663
Posted:Butterfly weaves and some more interesting contact stuff and a notcoleman5

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

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FireTom


Stargazer


Total posts: 6650
Posted:horizontal hyperloops from below the hands (-wrap) to above the hands (-unwrap) - someone done that? ah - for sure andy has done that already... meditate

the best smiles are the ones you lead to wink

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animatEd
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK

Total posts: 3540
Posted:I found This in a thread:

slow double catch to airwrap release

So I learnt it.

Cheers Rob!! Been bugging me for ages, that one!


Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
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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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

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

Total posts: 7330
Posted:nice one ofs smile

Written by: FireTom

horizontal hyperloops from below the hands (-wrap) to above the hands (-unwrap) - someone done that? ah - for sure andy has done that already... meditate



that's what i was doing when i met rob for the first time - he came over and said "i've been playing with that too".

in some ways, that first conversation has never actually ended... wink


i learnt more bits of antispin - i can now do the weave crossover from right to left (poi spinning backwards) - which means i'm nearly at the point where i can spin in antispin for a while with turns and all that like what that monkey and rev can do smile


cole. x


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

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Sporky


Sporky

addict
Location: Glasgow

Total posts: 663
Posted:Thanks cole. Am finding it a little harder than I originally thought. Its one of these moves I can do when I don't think about it.

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

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Seye
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

Seye

Geek
Location: Manchester, UK

Total posts: 1261
Posted:Just accidentally figured out butterfly hyperloops.

Been doing butterfly airwraps for ages - now I get it I cant believe that its taken me so long to work out the tiny progression.

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infinite


infinite

member
Location: ashland OR

Total posts: 110
Posted:Butterfly time suicide rolls on both wrists, alternating. Straight jacket weave and turn, I learned the Butterfly straightjacket!!
Behind the back arm crossers going forwards. 360 BTB weave turning left. Tons of contact stuff, Not many people doing butterfly time contact ttricks?? THey are amazing. I Learned BTB throws over my shoulder.


dont make peoples heads turn, give them whiplash.

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Sporky


Sporky

addict
Location: Glasgow

Total posts: 663
Posted:We seem to be a very select group of individuals although I'm mostly working on traps and stuff like that. It seems to be a little bit more mind bendy when you start doing butterfly time contact stuff.

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

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infinite


infinite

member
Location: ashland OR

Total posts: 110
Posted:BF SJ, inverted 3-4 beat butterfly weave. TTN with a behind the head takout every other beat. Learning wallplane SJ, holy sheeit its hard.

dont make peoples heads turn, give them whiplash.

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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Preston

Total posts: 2666
Posted:Flowers and anti spin flowers as of last week biggrin

Chief adviser to the Pharaoh, in one very snazzy mutli-coloured coat

'Time goes by so slowly for those who wait...' - Whatever Happend To Baby Madonna?

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Lemonkey


Lemonkey

Stalking amidst the desert, carrying an oversized scalpel...
Location: Huddersfield + Hull Uni... UK.

Total posts: 1019
Posted:Yuk.

I learnt a 5 beat weave.


Willy - is bad for your health...

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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops

Total posts: 4525
Posted:I'm rather impressed with myself because yesterday i manged to go from a butterfly to a bummerfly! Brilliant! biggrin

Hoppers are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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87wt2gxq7


87wt2gxq7

veteran
Location: Birmingham

Total posts: 1502
Posted:What's a bummerfly jojo?

(for me, 4 beat waistwrap which I find a lot easier than 2 beat for some reason...)


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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops

Total posts: 4525
Posted:its a butterfly through the legs and next to your bum.

Hoppers are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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87wt2gxq7


87wt2gxq7

veteran
Location: Birmingham

Total posts: 1502
Posted:Oh right.

'k, I just learned the bummerfly biggrin

And for a fleeting moment there, bummerfly hyperloops!


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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops

Total posts: 4525
Posted:always showing me up Jon!!! GRRR!!!!

Hoppers are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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