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playgirlnewbie
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Posted:
hey there again, can now do the weave,butterfly,over head butterfly,over head cork screw,1 handed cork screw,chasing the sun and over head weave. can anyone suggest a new move i could try? needs to be fairly simple though. my friend is teaching me the butterfly where you keep moving one hand infront the other but so far it's been carnage!

faith enfireBRONZE Member
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Location: Wisconsin, USA


Posted:
[Old link]
i'd start here, maybe go down the list

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Sambo_FluxGOLD Member
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Posted:
Reverse weave! Cause that opens LOADS of doors, especially when you link it with a normal forwards weave. Learn that, and you'll have fountains fairly soon afterwards... biggrin

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thombreGOLD Member
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Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom


Posted:
Reels. Really good to learn cos they're so versatile. Learn some reel combinations and you can put them in with anything to make it look really good (REELy - no, now I look at it it's not actually that funny).

Also reverse weave, as Sambo_Flux said

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CaffeinatedKatieGOLD Member
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Location: Portland, OR, USA


Posted:
I'll ditto Sambo_Flux as well. Frankly you can take all those moves you know and learn them backwards. Also changing the planes of the movements-- Corkscrew done standing up is Windmill, for example. Mexican Butterfly becomes Corkscrew if you bend over.

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Posted:
I agree-[Old link] is the next thing to learn because you can get so many new tricks or ways to get in to them hug

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crowley2BRONZE Member
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Posted:
backwards weave me i just learned by trying to turn around a painfull way to do it but it just clicks one day and i'd learned two things a backwards weave and from front to back weavesmiley
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MikefromGlosSILVER Member
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Location: Gloucester England


Posted:
Wibbling is a really easy move you just let go of the poi and catch it again looks amazing during a spin

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LazyAngelGOLD Member
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Location: Cambridge UK


Posted:
mike, hate to be pedantic, but that's releasing and catching not wibbling!

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GeezaGOLD Member
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Location: Leeds, United Kingdom


Posted:
wibbles are solid (especially with non weighted poi!!)

as said do stuff backwards, then behind yer back

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