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bastl
bastl

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Location: vienna / austria
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Posted:hello,
as i dont know my way round this new hop design, and i cant be bothered to search even longer for my old threads, here a new one smile

here a video of my performance from EJC in Karlsruhe August 2008.

happy about constructive feedback wink






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DaG
DaG

Golf buggie driving instructor
Location: Brisvegas
Member Since: 21st Jun 2005
Total posts: 156
Posted:WOW!

That was a beautiful performance!

Really inspirational. Great to see how you showed the audience what you were doing with the fishtails. I always thought that was the hardest part of those kind of moves. Great concept!

now which circus will you be working for wink

oh and it was funny to boot
i give it 5 old men old old old old old

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keyarghah
keyarghah

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Location: Sydney at heart.
Member Since: 6th Jun 2007
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Posted:hm. ill see your 5 old men old old old old old
and raise you one Anime lol lolsign

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'FREE HUGGIES!!'

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Neon_Shaolin
Neon_Shaolin

hehe, 'Member' huhuh
Location: Behind you. With Jam
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Posted:Seb,you're still my benchmark...

I see your old men and anime and raise you two cents twocents and a group of hippies peace soapbox grouphug

As a performance that's is fantastic! And gonna be hard to top!

My dual fishtails have been well and truly fushed...

*looks at hand in a plaster cast and cries* mad2 cry cry cry

Rock on... hug


"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock

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keyarghah
keyarghah

Woodford is Goodford..!
Location: Sydney at heart.
Member Since: 6th Jun 2007
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Posted:oh love? your hand? you need those!

'FREE HUGGIES!!'

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Mireneye
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Member Since: 10th Oct 2005
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Posted:I'm so happy i saw this first person! It was so beautiful! We talked briefly as well... IIRC you were talking to G and i kind of jumped in to say hi.

Keep on fishtailing! =)


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newgabe
newgabe

what goes around comes around. unless you're into stalls.
Location: Bali
Member Since: 3rd Mar 2005
Total posts: 4030
Posted:Well I haven;t even seen it yet and I know its great!

I'll raise you three yes yes yes and a ditto


.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....

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chemairo
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Location: Germany - Dsseldorf
Member Since: 10th Sep 2008
Total posts: 62
Posted:really great performance and a really great hug from me, that you gave me old memories from the EJC - Thank You!
I wanna go back ....


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bastl
bastl

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Location: vienna / austria
Member Since: 22nd Aug 2004
Total posts: 123
Posted:hello together smile
thank you, i am glad you appreciate my work smile
have you seen it yet gabe ? what do you think, what do you think ? (cheers for taking good care of angie & sonja hug smile hug

yo dave, cheers dude, palstered hand ? arrrgh well in which position is your wrist ? wink i bet you todo fishtales on it...come on its a moving balance, and as such it just need one point of contact to your wrist/hand/underarm....so it is possible and the lessons you learn from fishtaling with plaster arm will be valuable for asskicking new FT-figures when you are back in training wink -just make sure you warm up your shoulder for the extra weight wink

for the coulour/visibility of fishtales..i worked with various ideas for a long time. it is, what makes performance so exiting next to technique developement. finding ideas/images which enable non-jugglers to appreciate your work and to dive into a new world ...try it!



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_Poiboy_
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Location: Raanana, Israel
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Posted:Amazing as always man. I really liked the black hands idea to actually show what you're doing to the crowd.

Keep em coming smile


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entheogen
entheogen

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Location: Berlin
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Posted:Can't wait to see the routine done in a proper clown costume
laugh3 laugh3 laugh3

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bastl
bastl

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Location: vienna / austria
Member Since: 22nd Aug 2004
Total posts: 123
Posted:well YOU wont wink
will stay in that one, just change cotume for the other one wink
see you soon! hug


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bastl
bastl

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Location: vienna / austria
Member Since: 22nd Aug 2004
Total posts: 123
Posted:
finaly it arrived:
Wotruba RAUM


Exploration of staff manipulation techniques & modes of presentation in a cubist environment.

2 artists - search - experiment -process - shape - image.

A film by sebastiAn berger & David J Nolan
http://www.staffmanipulation.com
br>http://www.davidnolan.at





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DaG
DaG

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Location: Brisvegas
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Total posts: 156
Posted:really nice!
its all about the images!I think people can relate more to images than constant motion, which can get confusing.
I have been working on a bit of a similar vein with tripple contact staff myself.




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bastl
bastl

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Location: vienna / austria
Member Since: 22nd Aug 2004
Total posts: 123
Posted:thanks a lot. would like to see your approach to the vein. give me a hint here, when you vid is online. cheers, sebastian

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Exuro
Exuro

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Member Since: 5th Dec 2008
Total posts: 82
Posted:Very excellent video.
I love the way you used perception in the video.

What are your staves made of?


You play with fire,
You're going to get burned.

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bastl
bastl

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Location: vienna / austria
Member Since: 22nd Aug 2004
Total posts: 123
Posted:hello,

staffs are made out of aluminium, some types of foam, tape, rubber & other plastics.
its difficult to specify, as there are like 10 different designs in the video. (all the prototypes from 2007-08)

what are you looking or ? training staffs, performance staffs ?


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Fire_Moose
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Posted:Originally Posted By: bastlhello,

what are you looking or ? training staffs, performance staffs ?


training juggling staffs wink


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Konstantin
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Location: Vilnius
Member Since: 8th Jun 2007
Total posts: 66
Posted:Hello
Great video, Sebastian.
I'm also interested about the staffs you use to juggle, and exactly? what's their weight?


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FireTom
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Member Since: 20th Sep 2003
Total posts: 6650
Posted:ubblove your performances... remotely follow your development since Ptui and gotta say: hug

*add Grissemann's voice*

"weita so"

you're at home baby wink


the best smiles are the ones you lead to wink

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bastl
bastl

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Location: vienna / austria
Member Since: 22nd Aug 2004
Total posts: 123
Posted:hello guys,
i am not very much online these days, more working & training.
so, well training staffs, it does all depend a bit on your body.

generall i recommend weight from arround 200- 400 gramms a staff. depends on your preferences. a "heavy" staff is easier to catch, but also more tiring. a light staff might be bouncy and harder to catch, but you can go on forever.

important to me is a soft grip (the fall out of 7 metres into your hand, after some hours of training you feel the difference of a soft grip band and a hard one)

and most important soft covers (foam) at the ends. for adding more momentum to the spin in the throw and to protect your body. also put some rubber, thick foam or stuff (don't know whats avaliable in your countries) on the end of the staff. otherwhise it will poke its way through the soft cover and is an injury risk again.

well thats what i can say via internet. i am thinking of starting producing training staffs in 2010 / 2011. quite some time, but i want to redefine the designs more detailed.

many greetings from vienna,
sebastian

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bastl
bastl

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Location: vienna / austria
Member Since: 22nd Aug 2004
Total posts: 123
Posted:hello HOP,

we made a new video, yiheay and got David J. Nolan to edit it again grin he is the man!!

A homage to the later period of austrian Heimatfilm.

Shot on the Villacher Vorderalpe in Carinthia, with slovene alps in the background, an australian singer interpreting a swiss overture and cut by a british editor.

A pure austrian project!

enjoy grin







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pascalhop
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Posted:joyous video and beautifull courtship display grin
thanks!

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Mynci
Mynci

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Location: wombling free...
Member Since: 27th Apr 2005
Total posts: 8737
Posted:awesome job Seb Loving the movie styling grin

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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Pyrolific
Returning to a unique state of Equilibrium
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Member Since: 10th Jan 2001
Total posts: 3288
Posted:Brilliant! Loved that last video. showing a bit of evolution in the art form hey smile

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_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:That was brilliant Seb!! Miss you dude... you're awesome smile

Getting to the other side smile

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tim_marston
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Posted:awesome
xx


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Kyle McLean
Kyle McLean

Living it up
Location: Brisbane/Berlin
Member Since: 3rd Jul 2003
Total posts: 364
Posted:Brilliant! Gave me a big smile...

Awesome work, A+


Contact without dance is like sex without wiggling.
A) it does feel as good
B) it does not look as good on film

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bastl
bastl

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Location: vienna / austria
Member Since: 22nd Aug 2004
Total posts: 123
Posted:
with big respect to goras work:





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Pyrolific
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Posted:Originally Posted By: bastl
finaly it arrived:
Wotruba RAUM


Exploration of staff manipulation techniques & modes of presentation in a cubist environment.

2 artists - search - experiment -process - shape - image.

A film by sebastiAn berger & David J Nolan
http://www.staffmanipulation.com
br>http://www.davidnolan.at





Love the Cinematography. Some excellent tricks in there too.

J


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