Sezzynewbie
2 posts

Posted:
hi im strugging with this move
i have only been doing poi for a few weeks but ive got stuck here so anyone got any idea or suggetion to help ?

thelostSILVER Member
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Posted:
Hmmm...I think as with all tricks, you might find it easier doing it with one poi first? I normally train myself with one hand at a time so I can pretty much do it subconsciously then try to put them together.

I also find that swinging clockwise with your right hand (and opposite direction for the other) is easier to make the poi go behind you than the opposite directions.

Just my suggestions, but good luck smile Always a great sense of satisfaction when a trick goes right for the first time ever, so enjoy it when you can! biggrin

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mausBRONZE Member
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Posted:
dittoalso if you're right handed try learning it wit your left first and vice/versa. i find this better as it gets thhe hard bit out of the way first! but its up to you.
good luck!x

NYCNYC
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Location: NYC, NY, USA


Posted:
I'm totally confused.

Did he mean 'alternate' buttefly? As in split time?

If so, then I don't see how doing it with just one hand would help. It's a timing issue with both hands. If you know a regular butterfly but are trying to learn split time, then you already know how to do it with one hand, right?

Confused. confused

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colemanSILVER Member
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Posted:
Written by: NYC


Did he mean 'alternate' buttefly? As in split time?





yes. no!

alternate butterfly has never meant split-time butterfly dude.

the cause of your confusion is your over-worked brain - now, slowly, put the crack pipe down and step away from the poi...


cole. x

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i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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simian110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
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Posted:
"alternating" does not mean "split time"



if a move is 'alternating' then it means that the poi stay on opposite sides of the body (like in reels, windmill etc)



alternating moves are usually split time, but not always.



a "mexican wave" is a good example of an "alternating butterfly".



Try looking for advice on the "mexican wave"



EDIT: doh! beaten by that pesky coleman again!

"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."


colemanSILVER Member
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Posted:
beats the monkey.
yet again.
my mum said i'd go blind but it never stopped me.

wink


cole. x

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


NYCNYC
9,232 posts
Location: NYC, NY, USA


Posted:
Oh yeah.

Right.

Damn.

I think I was thrown by the misspelling in the title of the thread. That generally throws me for a loop.

Reels... right. I forgot we used to call that alternating butterflies. smile

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NYCNYC
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Location: NYC, NY, USA


Posted:
Also good to know that if I say something serious, nobody cares... but when I say something stupid there's a MAD DASH to smack me first.

It's not easy being pretty.

wink

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colemanSILVER Member
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Posted:
Written by: NYC


Also good to know that if I say something serious, nobody cares...




its not that i don't care - i've just never seen it happen.

to make it clearer, next time you post something serious, use the wink smiley to let us know your sarcasm has been temporarily suspended for that post...


cole. x

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


KaelGotRiceGOLD Member
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Posted:
The Internet is serious business NYC

wink

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Wildfire/US East coast fire footage

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NYCNYC
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Location: NYC, NY, USA


Posted:
Written by: coleman


Written by: NYC


Also good to know that if I say something serious, nobody cares...



to make it clearer, next time you post something serious, use the wink smiley to let us know your sarcasm has been temporarily suspended for that post...





That's good. I like it. You're learning. And who said Brits can't use sarcasm... see? I'm rubbing off on you. biggrin

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simian110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
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Posted:
Written by: NYC - 11/03/04 02:18 AM

I think I'll start misinforming everyone I teach as to the definition of all poi moves. Just to get back at Glass for being taller than me.




You're still upset about that? umm

"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."


RicheeBRONZE Member
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Location: Prague, Czech. Republic


Posted:
Usefull thread, so much......

I find BF Low wave and Mexican Weave as Reel, can someone name others?

POI THEO(R)IST


UCOFSILVER Member
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Posted:
Hyperloops are Reels...

ubbangel

simian110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
3,149 posts
Location: London


Posted:
No Richee, this is a silly thread.

[Old link]

in fact, i think i shall rate it as such.

"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."


NYCNYC
9,232 posts
Location: NYC, NY, USA


Posted:
Written by: simian


Written by: NYC - 11/03/04 02:18 AM

I think I'll start misinforming everyone I teach as to the definition of all poi moves. Just to get back at Glass for being taller than me.




You're still upset about that? umm




People remember my quotes from 2004? Damn, I really must be pretty. ubblol

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simian110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
3,149 posts
Location: London


Posted:
the monkey remembers everything said the monkey ominously

now where are my keys?

and my bankcard! redface

"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."


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