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eightball
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Member Since: 1st Feb 2006
Total posts: 6
Posted:hey i was in denile about the behind the back backwards weave for ages even thought a friend of mine who is way too flexable for her own good! learnt it and showed it to me, now after maybe7 months i have finaly admitted to it being a real move and not just a magic trick, im trying to learn it but can only get the backwards single weave behind the back does any one have any tips? i still think the 5 beat backwards behind the back weave is a trick though. xx

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animatEd
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Location: Bristol UK
Member Since: 31st Aug 2004
Total posts: 3540
Posted:I can give you a tip...

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There are tons of advice threads, all neatly Compiled By Simian in a sticky thread at the top of this forum...


Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
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Be Water My Friend.

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Zherec
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Member Since: 23rd Oct 2004
Total posts: 12
Posted:Best way to learn something new, is to use poi that has very heavy or spiky head in it. More it hurts, faster you learn.

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Elzibelles
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Location: Norwich, UK
Member Since: 5th Feb 2006
Total posts: 37
Posted:Thats sadistic. Use someting fluffy. I nearly knocked myself out last night doing a five beat backwards weave with globalz - whacked myself in the face. Broken glasses and a bruised nose. Fluffy is best. peace

The world is a park. Go play in it. x x x

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L0s3r_r@v3r
L0s3r_r@v3r

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Location: Swansea, Ma (US)
Member Since: 17th May 2005
Total posts: 274
Posted:Written by: Elzibelles

Thats sadistic. Use someting fluffy. I nearly knocked myself out last night doing a five beat backwards weave with globalz - whacked myself in the face. Broken glasses and a bruised nose. Fluffy is best. peace


lol *pets my blue fluffy poi* who's my lil tribbles on a chain.. yes you are!


You know what I'm thinking about right now? That's right, Tacos!

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Hairy Tait
Hairy Tait

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Location: Back in the Future
Member Since: 24th Aug 2004
Total posts: 109
Posted:practise practise practise........

It's a very interesting story, Future Boy....!

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Elzibelles
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Location: Norwich, UK
Member Since: 5th Feb 2006
Total posts: 37
Posted:Written by: L0s3r_r@v3r


lol *pets my blue fluffy poi* who's my lil tribbles on a chain.. yes you are!



I do hope you're not taking the piss out of fluffiness. I've been to MA and I'll come back and kick your arse! (we don't say 'ass' in England).

PS - nice sun poi pic. Is it you??


The world is a park. Go play in it. x x x

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infinite
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Location: ashland OR
Member Since: 9th Nov 2004
Total posts: 110
Posted:Try padlocks in socks, learning curve gets steep.hahaha No really try like rice in socks or Home of poi tutorials. Learn one hand at a time, it amkes most tricks much asier. learn with one poi at at a time!!

dont make peoples heads turn, give them whiplash.

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Dut
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Location: Nashville, TN
Member Since: 22nd Mar 2002
Total posts: 380
Posted:Written by: eightball

hey i was in denile about the behind the back backwards weave for ages even thought a friend of mine who is way too flexable for her own good! learnt it and showed it to me, now after maybe7 months i have finaly admitted to it being a real move and not just a magic trick, im trying to learn it but can only get the backwards single weave behind the back does any one have any tips? i still think the 5 beat backwards behind the back weave is a trick though. xx



i broke it down here. works the same way forward and backward for me --

http://www.homeofpoi.com/ubbthreads/show...5/o/all/fpart/1
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my "trick" for BTB5s is usually "dipping at the knee for reverse, hop on tiptoes for forward". all of this probably makes little sense as to where, when, and how to apply that tho unless you already have gotten it once or twice by accident. good luck!

-- dut


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