Lost_kausemember
14 posts
Location: England (N.E. lincs)


Posted:
has anyone got any qsuggestions on good practising moves for contact juggling as ive been doin for about a year now n ive got stuck

plzzz help!!!

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DurbsBRONZE Member
Classically British
5,688 posts
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England


Posted:
Good practising moves?

Ummm, when I was learning, I just walked around the house with a ball in the cradle for ages to really strengthen and stabilise that grip.

Ummm - other than that, I tend to practice with a ball, a mirror and sometimes a Drew or a Ryan smile

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CodySILVER Member
That guy from Reno
556 posts
Location: Reno, Nevada USA


Posted:
Practice tossing the ball and catching it with just the back of your hand. Make sure you can do every move with your bad hand. Try rolling through all your fingers arround your thumb and pinky side. Isolate the ball and move your hand. Pretend it's a doorknob or frozen in space and your trying to break it free using your entire body.

Remember to lift the ball before you try to roll it, kind of a slow bouncing motion.

Don't go too fast. biggrin

Remember it never looks cool to the person doing it, show others and ask them what works. wink
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Cody Canon
Controlled Burn, Reno Nevada


GelflingBRONZE Member
Watcher of 80s cartoons
665 posts
Location: Chepstow & Bristol, United Kingdom


Posted:
Whenever I walk anywhere I palm spin 3 or 4 ball. That keeps my hands supple for other things

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pass_the_pigjourneyman
60 posts

Posted:
I've just started so I apreciate all the tips here aswell so tnx.

I took my harp ta party, but no body asked me to play, so I took harp home again


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