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SupermanBRONZE Member
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I got my practice POI and video the other day. I like the streamers.. The video was very well done i thought. Very easy to follow for peeps that are just starting. I bought the video and the P-POI for my friends birthday. The girl at the beginning is so fluid and smooth. I love that opening move where she swings forward arms stretched out above her head, then drops int a ??tucking horizontal windmill-type move?? its a little hard to see because it overexposes with her doing a butterfly. But i am getting new ideas of stuff to try just by watching that 3 minute opening..Whos is that girl..anyone here on the board? Shes not bad looking either..(im not being shovanistic, just stating the obvious)Porps to the tape creaters, again, very well done..Super'------------------"Only the warrior that hears the call will know when to leave, Where to go" -unknown

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear--not absence of fear.


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MalcolmSAPPHIRE Member
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Superman,The girl at the start is from the SUNTOI performance group. I don't believe she has a computer or internet access much.The compilation video will also give you many ideas when it comes out in a couple of months.RegardsMalcolm

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SupermanBRONZE Member
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thanks malcolm!!------------------"Only the warrior that hears the call will know when to leave, Where to go" -unknown

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear--not absence of fear.


- Mark Twain


Dr.NoodleHeadBRONZE Member
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Just seen the video and am feeling most humbled. OK, I can do all the moves (except the overhead weave - will have a go tonight) but no way do they look soooooooo smooth and effortless - I found the whole thing amazingly and beautifully hypnotic.It's funny, but it made me realise that I didn't really have any idea at all what this poi business is meant to look like ( blush - hopelessly embarrassed). I got mine a short while back because one of my friends was adamant that I'd love it (hmmmm, easily led or what wink) and physically dragged me down to the shop to buy a set. Sure enough, I'm now well and truly hooked - without ever realising how beautiful it could be until now. It's opened up a whole new dimension to twirling - watching it can be almost as good as doing it!With eyes half openNoods smileP.S. Can't wait for the compilation video!!!!!!! grin

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Dr.NoodleHeadBRONZE Member
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Location: The Giant Mushroom, United Kingdom


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and...........!Having learnt with fire poi (fabulous but extremely painful at times wink) I think comet poi are brill. They're soooo pretty and really make me do the moves with a precision that even blazing fire pois never elicited. I am entranced. Twirling just gets better and better.I really should get out more.Happily gobsmackedNoods

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SupermanBRONZE Member
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Location: Houston, Texas, USA


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my sentimants exactly Noods..i waas watching her spin, and the way she threw them around her with such confidence and ease was too cool. I have rewound that opening and the very ending dozens of times just to watch those few minutes...with enough practice, i hope to get that smooth.------------------"Only the warrior that hears the call will know when to leave, Where to go" -unknown

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear--not absence of fear.


- Mark Twain


Rainbeaunewbie
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Location: Houston, TX


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Hi! New to the boards here and also wanting info on the smooth mama in the AOP video. Any idea what exactly she's doing? Do I se some backward weaves, split windmills and a corkscrew (or partial corkscrew, I like to call it a corkscrew "rush") here and there?

I have to say, some men are as fluid as she is, but the ladies I've spun with are typically smoother. Perhaps its a "woman thing". We do tend to be better dancers and such? Not to be sexist, there are many smooth male spinners as well.

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Bender_the_OffenderGOLD Member
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i hear arashi spins like a corilois wind in the deep bleds!

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