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Rev says some cool stuff here. He's in a cult now, you know. Every time i try to chat to him about antispin he just starts talking about motherships and cosmic vibration. Quite sad really. (note: this is a lie)
The list was cut down from my original one i posted, removing threads that were less helpful, or just duplicated advice from the other threads.
this post originally went like THIS:
i've been thinking it'd be nice if this forum had a list of the best threads about the most commonly asked about moves (The Weave, Windmill, BTB Weave, 5bt weave, all the stuff from the HOP lessons, etc...)
i've been thinking it'd be really nice if people asking about moves were given a helpful place to go to, rather than being curtly told to "Do a Search".
The search function can be quite helpful, but it's really hard to find the most useful and relevant threads, particularly when they involve extremely common subject matter.
i don't reckon this list would stop people asking about the same old moves, but it would give us a set location to direct people to, and a set location for new advice to be offered.
So if people could post links here to really helpful advice threads about common moves then they'd make me a happy monkey
I think that ones that link to other relevant threads are particularly useful:
like Dragon07's great post in this Forwards BTB Weave thread
(i know coleman did some similar helpful linking in a 5beat weave thread recently. i've been searching for it for 15 minutes now and i can't find it Anyone know where it is?)
So, all suggestions for good move advice threads will be most gratefully accepted. Now i'm off to trawl the most deepy deepest depths of this Forum looking for advice on how to do the weave. Smoke me a kipper... EDITED_BY: simian (1126002765)
"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."
i am having problems with isolated buzz saws i am really close but i cant get it for more than a few rotations with out one ether falling and it stops spinning cuz it's too slow or it dosen't stay even any tips?
Light them up baby! I teach Fire Poi and after the 2nd month most students are lighting up, you sound like you know enough tricks just keep it basic and maybe try your first burn during the day as it can be alot more dawnting at night when the fire appears bigger. Make sure you have someone with a running hose to watch you and also there are some great tips in home of pois backyard spinners guide to fire DVD goos safety tips and it's free when you buy a set of Poi. Also Sage behind the flame is a good tutorial DVD for beginners. Ball chain is good for beginners, monkey fists are too solid to start with for the first time, stick to the weka ballchain Poi or a cheap set of cathedrals, get the moves with fire first, you dont need heavy Poi till you get into isolations and throws. rock on and feel free to message our troupe with any questions you may have. You can visit our website at www.dwarfstar.info
Buzzsaw with an isolation in it, that means your arm move around the Poi in the buzzsaw instead of the Poi moving in your hands, there are online lessons on Home Of Poi for isolations but you need fairly heavy Poi and to learn to buzzsaw very slowly. As for hyperloops, theyre just difficuilt, if you need to learn some advanced Poi Tricks I recommend buying encyclopoidia DVD from Home Of Poi, that guy is amazing! If youre not quite at that level Sage behind the flame is a good tutorial but not as mind boggling. Checkout our site at www.dwarfstar.info
ok so how i learned to butterfly was stand facing a wall get close to it get your Poi going seperated and then bring them together keep your dominant hand set a half inch higher and a half inch back from your undominant so the planes r different