RaveRepresent
RaveRepresent

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Member Since: 7th May 2006
Total posts: 567
Posted:I used the search engine and came up with nothing in relevance to the following..

I do realize that me saying I have possibly come across a new poi trick sounds dumb, but I honestly believe I created a new trick.

I have recently realized that the poi can be switched from hand to hand, simultaneously, with one swing. This can be done with just about any move that consists of cross overs, and the various butterfly formations.

Unfortunately, all I have is a blurry webcam, so I will not be able to record any tutorials. But this move does look very, very nice. When you're doing an butterfly, you can bounce it to a reverse butterfly in one switch. And if you do it with long arm movements, it looks like the poi bounce from thin air. The movement, obviously, switches the poi, which can make a very odd affect if you're using different colored poi.


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fNi
fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York
Member Since: 8th Mar 2004
Total posts: 3354
Posted:y'be talking about handtransfers, and they are indeed a whole mess'a fun.

check out onewheeldave's old 'technicalpoi' vid, there's loads of'em in there

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RaveRepresent
RaveRepresent

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Member Since: 7th May 2006
Total posts: 567
Posted:redface Whoops.. Sorry guys, I thought I was onto something rolleyes

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simian
simian

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Location: London
Member Since: 11th Oct 2002
Total posts: 3149
Posted:if i remember correctly maelle does lovely ones on her old valentine vid too



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Mr_Chutney
Mr_Chutney

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Location: Herefordshire
Member Since: 18th Apr 2003
Total posts: 1711
Posted:Matty B does these in the oly vid he's posted (unless there are more out there).

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Yakumo
Yakumo

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Location: Oxfordshire
Member Since: 31st May 2006
Total posts: 1237
Posted:there's a mattyb vid?

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Mynci
Mynci

Macaque of all trades
Location: wombling free...
Member Since: 27th Apr 2005
Total posts: 8737
Posted:seems this is a matt trick ubblol mattbassman does a lot of throws and behind the back passes with poi

A couple of balls short of a full cascade... or maybe a few cards short of a deck... we'll see how this all fans out.

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Yakumo
Yakumo

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Location: Oxfordshire
Member Since: 31st May 2006
Total posts: 1237
Posted:I've done changing hands, showed many how it swaps from forward to reverse butterfly.

I was really impressed with how Winged Avenger and MattyB smoothly did it in mid flow at strawberry fair though.


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MikeIcon
MikeIcon

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Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA
Member Since: 27th Mar 2003
Total posts: 2109
Posted:I'll sometimes switch from forward to reverse butterfly in front of me (one swing) then switch back to forward behind me (one swing) for a continuous switch in front and back.

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