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kikiasaumi
BRONZE Member since Jan 2010

I know where you spin
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Posted:okay so I've only been seriously practicing poi for about a week now and while I have been learning tricks from this site, for the most part I've just been free spinning to music, then today I noticed just from messing around I was already doing moves that ar ein the tutorials section.

But there is one move I already learned on my own, that is a 3 beat weave, but I can't quite tell from the videos if what I'm doing is a three beat weave, or a 3-beat weave with a turn.

There are a few others that just aren't coming to mind.

but anyways, if I were to get around to making a short video of me doing the moves, could someone help me ideantify them?


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Such
GOLD Member since Sep 2008

Such

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Posted:Yes

Human

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WoodlandApple
BRONZE Member since Dec 2009

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Posted:you could turn it into a competition!

sticks and stones my break my bones, but ski patrol will save me.

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This Jaded Flesh
SILVER Member since Oct 2009

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Posted:My body is turning, my hands are at my shoulders. What am I doing?

"I may lack virtue, but I'm penitent"

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Sister Eleven
GOLD Member since Aug 2009

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Posted:Desperately trying to pull off a pair of attacking raccoons?

p|.q|r:|::s|.s|s:|:.s|q.|:p|s.|.p|s

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SpinnerofDetroit
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Posted:Yes, we could tell you everything grin

The only luck is bad luck.

Shut up before I stall my poi up your ass grin

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EpitomeOfNovice
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Posted:I love videos! ubbrollsmile

~Rock on!~

"As the pattern gets more intricate and subtle, being swept along is no longer enough"-Waking Life

(All you RLers this is epitome_of_lame *waves hello*)

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SpinnerofDetroit
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Posted:Same here, I just got done with a youtubing session on poi spinning grin

And someone just commented on my New Year's video (5th burn) and said great job, I'm already better than him. Would that be anyone on here by chance? Or just some random guy that felt like boosting my mood grin


The only luck is bad luck.

Shut up before I stall my poi up your ass grin

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HaneytheHippie
SILVER Member since Nov 2009

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Posted:Originally Posted By: Sister ElevenDesperately trying to pull off a pair of attacking raccoons?


My thoughts exactly!!!!


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WoodlandApple
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Posted:I thought he was doing the chicken dance.

sticks and stones my break my bones, but ski patrol will save me.

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WoodlandApple
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Posted:or the macarana

sticks and stones my break my bones, but ski patrol will save me.

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aston
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Posted:Pretending to be a very short-winged aeroplane?

'We're all mad here. I'm mad, you're mad." [said the Cat.]
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, "Or you wouldn't have come here."
- Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

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kikiasaumi
BRONZE Member since Jan 2010

I know where you spin
Location: , USA

Total posts: 15
Posted:Sorry it took me so long to get back abou this.

I realized I was just doing a regular forward 3 beat, and not a turn, since I tried doing the reverse, and failed.

So I'm practicing the reverse 3 beat weave now and THEN I'll learn to do the weave with a turn, then a fountain n. n

And the other one I didn't know the name of that I was doing turned out to be like a 2-beat weave (or verticle corkscrew according to a friend's naming standard XD)

... speaking of which I'm over due for a poi sessions *runs off*


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SpinnerofDetroit
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Posted:Um, windmill? I think that's what he means by "vertical corkscrew"

Are your hands at your head? If they are, then it's the windmill, and, well, it is a vertical corkscrew, but it's not called that.


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Shut up before I stall my poi up your ass grin

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kikiasaumi
BRONZE Member since Jan 2010

I know where you spin
Location: , USA

Total posts: 15
Posted:Originally Posted By: SpinnerofDetroitUm, windmill? I think that's what he means by "vertical corkscrew"

Are your hands at your head? If they are, then it's the windmill, and, well, it is a vertical corkscrew, but it's not called that.

lol no, not a windmill.

What it is, it likea 3-beat weave going from left to right, and visa vera, butIt's not really a 3-beat, because it's missing thw wind-unwind wrist motion, so it like... make the infinity symbol.

lol


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Jameth
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Posted:Sounds like a 2 beat weave then...

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Such
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Such

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Posted:It's a two-beat.

Human

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