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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

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Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

Total posts: 3276
Posted:Does anybody know any good sites for learning to contact juggle.... pref with video clips and pics and stuff......???!!!?? Please!!! xxx

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Glåss
DIAMOND Member since Nov 2001

Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 2523
Posted:well theres a field quite near bristol next week...
Very highly rated for CJ
Other than that, no not really


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duballstar
SILVER Member since Sep 2003

duballstar

slack rating - 9.5
Location: Suburbiton, Yoo-Kay

Total posts: 2216
Posted:i found this one pretty useful: http://www.contactjuggling.org/mx/
but that field'll be even better!


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ben-ja-men
GOLD Member since Jun 2003

ben-ja-men

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Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 2474
Posted:http://www.thesilverman.co.uk/contactsite/index.html

is good to
http://www.impactartists.co.uk/mov/MattHennem.wmv

just because


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BrassMonkey


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Location: Melbourne

Total posts: 71
Posted:Sorry to resurrect a very old thread,

But Ive seen Matt Hennem doing a very little bit of mindblowingly cool contact juggling, but I was distracted and drunk at the time.

I looked at the above site and couldnt see his vid without a password. Do you know anywhere else I could see a vid of Matt Hennem, or Franc from Paris (I think his stage name might be Mica Quartz or something), or Mr. Om, or some other greats?


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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

Total posts: 3276
Posted:Why do you need a password? - where can u get one from? xxx

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Megafish
BRONZE Member since Jun 2004

lurking...
Location: Faversham UK

Total posts: 208
Posted:best way to learn contact is to go and find people who can do it :-)

Juggling isn't useless, It just isn't useful.

Neural Coding is Idiosyncratic:-)

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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

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Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

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Posted:Yeah but i live in the middle of nowhere with no1 who does it. Plus i like watchin the vids xxx

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Megafish
BRONZE Member since Jun 2004

lurking...
Location: Faversham UK

Total posts: 208
Posted:cool, best place for vids is definatly contactjuggling.org, but you probably know that by now. that and the book by james ernst is wicked, even if that is just coz the pictures all look so nice :-)

Juggling isn't useless, It just isn't useful.

Neural Coding is Idiosyncratic:-)

'Do you like dry cerial? Hope so because we've drunk your milk. Yours Sincerely, Your Neighbourhood Milk Thief'

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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

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Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

Total posts: 3276
Posted:Thank you!!! xxx

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_pOp_
BRONZE Member since Aug 2003

Playing OldSchool Poi
Location: amsterdam

Total posts: 593
Posted:the best things I could find, apart from those already mentioned above were:

this video

the contactjuggling.com/ site (not .org)

the shiftys-spheres site

the CJer site

also check this site for the cheapest CJ balls on the net...


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Gelfling
BRONZE Member since Jul 2004

Gelfling

Watcher of 80s cartoons
Location: Chepstow & Bristol

Total posts: 665
Posted:Glass - what field? I live in Bath - where and when? Am waiting for my night glow acrylics to arrive.

Stoo.


>What do you think about the state of the Earth?
>I'm optimistic.
>So why do you look so sad?
>I'm not sure that my optimism is justified.

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ado-p
GOLD Member since May 2004

ado-p

Pirate Ninja
Location: Galway/Ireland

Total posts: 3882
Posted:i think your about five months too late for that one gelf smile chek out the date

theres some info on contact balls

[url=
http://www.homeofpoi.com/ubbthreads/show...ev=#Post327938]
on this page[/url]

cheap too


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Gelfling
BRONZE Member since Jul 2004

Gelfling

Watcher of 80s cartoons
Location: Chepstow & Bristol

Total posts: 665
Posted:redface Silly me - should have checked the dates on the previous posts - that would have been the Bristol JC then redface I was there and all

>What do you think about the state of the Earth?
>I'm optimistic.
>So why do you look so sad?
>I'm not sure that my optimism is justified.

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Gelfling
BRONZE Member since Jul 2004

Gelfling

Watcher of 80s cartoons
Location: Chepstow & Bristol

Total posts: 665
Posted:check out www.dube.com for a large range of contact balls - since the US dollar is weak make the most of it.

>What do you think about the state of the Earth?
>I'm optimistic.
>So why do you look so sad?
>I'm not sure that my optimism is justified.

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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

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Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

Total posts: 3276
Posted:i thought there seemed to be a bit of added interest in the cj world....so *bumping* this incase anyone is interesterd. xxx

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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:this film what we talked about recently will have some cj in it hopefully...

mirrormask

can't wait biggrin

i've been doing more cj recently.
mainly thanks to seeing mr. durbs in kernow and watching the lpc video again.

ubbrollsmile


cole. x


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i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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Gelfling
BRONZE Member since Jul 2004

Gelfling

Watcher of 80s cartoons
Location: Chepstow & Bristol

Total posts: 665
Posted:That film looks cool - I've been doing more one ball stuff since Falmouth and started to play with mixing bad disco dancing with CJ which is great fun smile

>What do you think about the state of the Earth?
>I'm optimistic.
>So why do you look so sad?
>I'm not sure that my optimism is justified.

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Glåss
DIAMOND Member since Nov 2001

Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 2523
Posted:After a PM heres what you need:
Francis Brunn smile
http://www.lysator.liu.se/juggling/video/FrancisBrunn_JackBenny.mov


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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

Total posts: 3276
Posted:..... woo! im bumping this thread because i saw the silver man today in Oxford - hes been there before but i didnt know who he was... he was brilliant! xxx

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:Was he?!
Bugger - I've just spent the day in Oxford...
Didn't see either him or you.


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The Fade
SILVER Member since May 2005

The Fade

fading happily....
Location: melbournia australia

Total posts: 212
Posted:i learnt all the beggining of my contact from Ferrets written tutorials on contactjuggling.org. and then once i had the basics just started learning from the vids and clips. great site. i so wish i was over in the UK so i could check out all those awesome kids like silver and matt hennem ubblove

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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

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Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

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Posted:haha... i thought of you when i saw him durbs... not because ur silver or anything... just the contact thing!

Im guessing u were at the uni with Mrs Durbs... i was just shopping in the centre. xxx


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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:Well, we wandered up Cornmarket street with the African Drummers and Dancers (and a dodgy human statue in a red indian costume umm ) but didn't see no Silverman frown

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Nate
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

Nate

Groovy ga watashi no namae desu!
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Total posts: 1530
Posted:is there anywhere in the uk that sells cheapish metal contact balls?

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.:star:.
SILVER Member since Jan 2005

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Location: Bristol

Total posts: 1785
Posted:Nate...

clicky clicky

http://www.homeofpoi.com/ubbthreads/show...rev=#Post394570
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edit: not sure if it will help much seeing as the shops they are on about are nowhere near us!

EDITED_BY: .:star:. (1118782712)


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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

Total posts: 3276
Posted:Yeah he was just near them... outside next.

Its not the first time tho - think he might be a bit of an Oxford regular. He was doing human statue... and was silver.... maybe you thought he was a real statue? xxx


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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

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Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

Total posts: 3276
Posted:Nate - i thought that people bought giant ball bearings for big machines to use as contact balls.... dont know if thats any help in your quest? xxx

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