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newgabe
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newgabe

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Posted:clap clap **ANNOUNCING** clap clap



sunny sunny *** UBEROZ *** sunny sunny



Playshops Intensive

Brisbane, Australia



sunny When

3-5th February 2006.

Friday night, Saturday and Sunday workshops

Saturday night: Pool/Fire/Garden party





sunny Look at the website for LOADS of information!! www.uberoz.net



sunny Teachers and Sample Workshops:

Rob (Bluecat) from te POOKa (Edinburgh) (also at Woodford this year!)



The Workshop workshop (no props)

How to go about preparing several different types of workshops



Ubertangles and body knots (poi)

Negative space, airwrap theory for all, fun things to do with tanglage



Sequence Building/creating a routine (probably staff)



Finnish Throwing (staff)

As taught by the Rubber Heart Duo: fun throws and variations



Nasty Contact Surgery (staff)

You come to us (me and kyle) and well help you with the mostest badassest things we know biggrin





Kyle



Body movement with a stick



Advanced Single Stick contact Trix and techniques



Stuff with rob(see above)



Introduction to Contact staff



Ways to think about contact staff

Changing priorities using techniques from other disciplines and modifying the way you think about the way you play





Matt

(Spherculist)



Throws(poi)

Basic development of poi throwing techniques



Wibbles, dibbles and utter madness(poi)

AAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHA!



Pattern Modifiers(poi)

Boxes, inversions, anything in fact to get away from circles and cylinders



Dom



UberBasics (poi)

Flow, sensitivity & cleanliness

Circle placement

Plane control

Movement using circle placement & plane control

Take-outs & separations

Flowers

Anti-spin basics if time



Breaking the circle(poi)

Stalls

Isolations

Poi fondling

Throws (if relevant and maybe sock poi based as Oz is full of throwers)

Kicks, headbutts, Gilligans, Wraps, etc



UberCirc (poi)

Air wraps & hyperloops

Antispins different timings of antispin flowers

Moving poi at different beats to the spin (parallel pops, really an other antispin type)

Crossover points (nerdy)



Ben



feet staffing

starting with simple stuff like foot stalls, foot carries, thigh carries (for want of a better name kinda like a fishtail on the knee ), club kickups

club kickups controlling height for entrance to snes/elbow stuff

foot fishtails

lynx

reverse lynx



long doubles (stick)

theres 3 nice non contact/contortyish sequences ive been playing with

dual fishtails

um and all the basic doubles stuff



Nick Nick Woolsey (Meenik) of Poi Studio

Our Special Guest demonstrating smooth magic...



and wait there's more (just Joshing) ubblove



wow :what a lineup! wow





sunny Venue:

Hillbrook School, Enoggera. 15 mins north of city centre, near Gaythorne/Enoggera railway stations (train from Brisbane airport).



Playshop space:a huge airy Recreation Hall, with showers



Outside play space: tree-lined fields going down to a creek with ducks, turtles and stuff.



sunny Accommodation:

Camping/van space onsite. Backpackers' hostels and billets available as well. Let us know if you are a Brissy person who can fit some travellers in... welcome



sunny Cost:

Then: $100 for the whole weekend, including some catering and camping (if required)



sunny To Book:

PM me or register directly from the www.uberoz.net



and feel free to PM me (local admin peep) or Bluecat (Ubermeister) directly for anything else you might want to know....



YAY This is gonna be FUN!!! ubblol


.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....

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bluecat


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Posted:ubblol

quick update...

in theory, the people providing the lesson-age will be:

me (againrolleyes )
Kyle of the ridiculous staff-osity
Dom (if you don't come he'll rescind your hop membership)
and mr N. Woolsey, pending dosh talks. but i'm very hopeful.

i'll be heading up there from the sydney juggling convention. anyone else going to that and fancies a small trip north?

R


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roarfire
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Posted:this is so tempting guys!

.All things are beautiful if we take the time to look.

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newgabe
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newgabe

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Posted:Go on.. you know you want to!

.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....

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TheWibbler
GOLD Member since Apr 2003

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Posted:Ha ha, i'll be in new zealand for most of 2006, fancy a few wibbling workshops mr bluecat?

Would also be up for sydney convention

UberOz is gonna be badass

m


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Posted:Lookin' goood!
I am deeply apologeticly ashamed to say I won't be there ubbcrying
I will still be in the yooooukay smile
Hope it all goes well... anything Gabe says about me is *sigh* probably true...and yes...with all certainty, baby photos will be shown...so if that's extra incentive for you to go...then use it... it's gonna be a great weekend!
Have fun smile
(still can't believe it's at my old high school)


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.:* Moon Pixie *:.


.:* Moon Pixie *:.

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Posted:yep i'd have to agree.... gabe says you're rockin and wonderful and taking over the world... She thinks the world of you dave.... and yeah... it's all true biggrin

just like to say I have play space envey looking at the pix D sent of your new play/work space... bloody luscious!!!

ummmm and back on topic... YAY for Uber OZ bounce .... i'm sure we'll come round at some point to catch up with all you lovelies ubblove ....got a fair bit on... already rolleyes ...but i'm sure we can squeese in some hugs and stuff while your all around hug ubblove weavesmiley juggle ubbloco ubbangel smile biggrin grouphug


*:...one day all the fairy fridges will be aligned and my pixie world will be complete...:*

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roarfire
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Posted:The more I think about this, the more it becomes a possibility. If I get into Uni it wouldn't start til March.



I could take a little trip up there for say, the Jan Moonfest and stick around for UberOz...or I could go to UberOz and stick around for the Feb Moonfest...



*ponders*


.All things are beautiful if we take the time to look.

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pfsh


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Posted:who wants to organise a huge firey road trip??? come on!
rainbow serpent to uberoz!
if nobody has a van, whos up for a hitching mission???


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clarence_quack
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Posted:me me!!!! im in!
ill be staying in noosa, but a road trip for the weekend is definately on the cards!


Nutella Brigade Unite!

"Look! I have a rainbow penis!" - Rouge

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newgabe
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Posted:Hey Clarence, Yay clap Welcome aboard, though ubblol I suspect pfsh's road trip is from the Rainbow South... pick up Rob on the way through will ya!)

And hey, Matt, are you considering spherculising over the briney from NZ for the occasion? That would be wicked!


.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....

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Posted:morning gabe. nice to see we'll be sharing a tent at woodford wink

more planning next week?
R


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newgabe
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Posted:Ooh really! My year is looking up indeed!
More planning.... probably, I'm a Virgo, it's the sort of thing I do for fun biggrin


.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....

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clarence_quack
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Posted:we'll im offing a place in noosa for the week! we have a house, but at the moment im all on my lonesome for the trip to the emerald city of uberOZ. who wants to keep me company????!!!!

Nutella Brigade Unite!

"Look! I have a rainbow penis!" - Rouge

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bluebottle
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Posted:After the amount of fun I had a common ground, I'm going to have to make it up there. smile

Yebra (n.) - A cross between a zebra and anything that fancies zebras. -- Douglas Adams & John Lloyd

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roarfire
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Posted:Talex...I can see a Shepp to Melb to Brisbane road trip happening, can you? smile

.All things are beautiful if we take the time to look.

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Tyr
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Posted:I would be muchlie interested in attending (hopefully with Sherespinner and few others if we can work it smile ) - Road trip from rainbow serpent sounds like a fabulous idea! (heres to fingers crossed)
There are craziness around that time due to commonwealth games rehearsals + other stuff...but wed realllllllly love to come so well see what can be wrangled...Any idea on cost yet?


P.s. I trust this event will not be teaching good clean ethical values to our younger generations. None of this debauched 'Contact' fad thats been going around? redface
In my day we kept a respectful distance from our staves none of this raunchy debased rolling them about your body stuff. Well, never before the wedding night anywayfilthy wink


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newgabe
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Posted:oh dear I splitteth my sides laughing at thee, Tyr!!





(And I think you have made a Freudian there...



Written by: Tyr


P.s. I trust this event will not be teaching good clean ethical values to our younger generations. None of this debauched 'Contact' fad thats been going around?



you want it feelthy or dont you? ubblol)



Well all I can say is that wicked (married) monkey Kyle McLean will be hooking his hooch about the hall, so there is a definite chance it will get down and dirty eek!!



I suggest you focus instead on the classical purity of a full extension Dom....;)



For costs.. to be advised very soon, and depends at this point on the costs of Jedi imports...


.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....

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~Leah~
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Posted:hey that sounds great, count me in! Well I think so at this stage. It's a bit far away yet. biggrin I guess I'll drag my hubby to brissie too! ubbtickled ubbtickled ubbtickled

Never hold your farts in! They travel up your spine, go into your brain and that's where shitty idea's come from.

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newgabe
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Posted:Whoopeeee good on ya! biggrin I'm posting names up on the front page of our *think so's* and *hopefuls*... so up you go!
Look forward to meeting you somewhere before then... Next Moonfesty?


.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....

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ben-ja-men
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Posted:we need more details gabe poke rob some will ya smile

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourself, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous and talented? Who are you NOT to be?

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bluebottle
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Posted:woo, i road trip.. could be fun roarfire, although I should really think about doing something like getting my drivers licence at some point.

Tyr: ubblol brilliant smile


Yebra (n.) - A cross between a zebra and anything that fancies zebras. -- Douglas Adams & John Lloyd

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roarfire
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Posted:Yeah! You can be the intelligent map navigator guy...and I'll just drive. ubblol

.All things are beautiful if we take the time to look.

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ezz
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Posted:im good at maps to brissie we took a "detour" i realised an hour into the "detour" but it worked out we had taken a short cut hehehe ..phew!

hug me!

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newgabe
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Posted:OK well, here is some more information (it's all on the first post of the thread as well, I update that regularly....)



sunny Teachers:

have been mostly confirmed, or are sufficiently so to mention at this point: it is a wow combination of styles and quite amazing to have so much talent in one place.



Rob (Bluecat) from te POOKa (Edinburgh) (also at Woodford this year!)



Nick Woolsey (Meenik) of Poi Studio, Canada (tbc)

*Gabe leaps about in highly hopeful glee*



Dom (London)



Matt (Spherculist)

( um, I think Rob will be contacting you about that, Matt wink)



And Brisvegas' own Kyle McLean



sunny Cost:



$100 for the whole weekend, including camping (if required) and some catering.

Earlybird concession of $85 for the first 30 people, (or New Year, whichever comes sooner...)

Numbers for the weekend are limited: exactly how many tba, but no more than 100.



PM me to book....please include your email address so I can send you a rego form thingy...



YAY

It's happening!! clap


.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....

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Posted:bumpity bump bump.

go look at post #1 for updated details smile


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newgabe
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Posted:ubblol

Posts crossed... I just had it down for editing for a sec. And already I am getting PMs about h2pay...ya gotta be quick around here!

ubblol


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_Clare_
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Posted:Sigh.... god I wish...

The uber-lads all together and coming up with inspirational things again biggrin

(and there will be warm and dry nights!!!)

Have a splendid time... biggrin

Lucky, lucky australian peoples

smile


Getting to the other side smile

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ben-ja-men
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Posted:yay for matt coming to, this line up is looking a bit biased towards poi though ..... rob u should put meg, dave or steve in your luggage
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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourself, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous and talented? Who are you NOT to be?

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Posted:ubblol

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Stone
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Posted:WoW! Thats a great line up for uberoz.

biggrin biggrin biggrin


If we as members of the human race practice meditation, we can transcend our fear, despair, and forgetfulness. Meditation is not an escape. It is the courage to look at reality with mindfulness and concentration. Thich Nhat Hanh

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