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Ylime


Ylime

stranger
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 8
Posted:I'm starting this because as of this day, I've been spinning POI for 8 days. Some of the videos are too quick to notice what actually happened. I like what the tutorials did for the Staff Spinning but most of the videos are too small..... Anyway to help without going on youtube?

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Stnd54
SILVER Member since Mar 2011

Stnd54

newbie
Location: Manchester/Essen

Total posts: 42
Posted:Whats wrong with youtube? If you're just starting out i'd really recommend looking at nathanieleverist or meenik, both have good tutorials and are how I started learning. Hope this helps and good luck =)

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Jameth
GOLD Member since May 2008

Jameth

enthusiast
Location: NSW

Total posts: 378
Posted:I second the YT recommend - I used Nathan's tutes when I was learning 'coz Nick didn't have his beginner's series up yet.

With the HOP ones I download them and play them with VLC, if necessary I slow them up. You can do that with YT first although it's a bit trickier to download them, at least with windoze.


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Ylime


Ylime

stranger
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 8
Posted:But the only places I can go either don't allow YT or don't have a quick enough browser. I've downloaded some lessons from HOP but with my new systems it's hard to understand how to slow them (Plus it's not so safe trying them out in my house - helpful to do)

Thank you for your input, though


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LaLaLand
GOLD Member since Jan 2010

newbie
Location: Croatia

Total posts: 33
Posted:I think it would be great if you could find a place that allows YT or maybe ask a friend to download some stuff for you. HoP has great tutorials, but meenik/Nick Woolsey has some really great beginner tutorials which are very helpful (esp for beginners) for building up basic spinning technique. You can also find him on playpoi.com for more info.

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Ylime


Ylime

stranger
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 8
Posted:haha!!! I can get onto playpoi.com Thank you very much LaLaLand

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LaLaLand
GOLD Member since Jan 2010

newbie
Location: Croatia

Total posts: 33
Posted:You're welcome. blush
It's a great place to start cause it has all the beginners lessons in a logical order and you don't have to hit yourself on the head trying to figure out if there's something you skipped.


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Ylime


Ylime

stranger
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 8
Posted:haha, you hit yourself in the head practicing anyways, so why do it twice, right?

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thirteen
BRONZE Member since Mar 2011

thirteen

The Death Card
Location: Minneapolis, MN USA

Total posts: 195
Posted:playpoi.com -> videos -> Poi Basics: The Beginner Series

seriously fantastic stuff. as lala said, it goes in order which is nice. but even better, in my opinion, is the way nick teaches. he breaks stuff down and explains things in a more intuitive manner than most, which makes a world of difference. he also teaches some core skills that most tutorials skip on, like playing on the tracks and stalling one poi while the other keeps spinning.

cannot recommend nick's tutorials enough, really.


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Smurf24029
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington

Total posts: 343
Posted:playpoi.com FTW!!! Once I really started getting into the world of poi I found this sight and most of my foundation was founded there. Nick Woolsey is an amazing teacher. XD

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Ylime


Ylime

stranger
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 8
Posted:Lol. Just got to find out how to download the stuff tongue2

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