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diffrentcopy
stranger

Member Since: 28th Mar 2010
Total posts: 21
Posted:i saw a video on youtube a long time ago, once i started getting into this. its some sort of staff dancing veriation where the people use the staffs to help them spinn and flip. they leave the ground while the staff is pushing on the ground. i think it seems like a rou cyr but as a staff, not a hoop.
if you find any video like this can you post. telling me the type of tricks these are considered would help even more.


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ABOBer92
ABOB - Pois'n'us
Location: Northern Ireland
Member Since: 16th Jan 2013
Total posts: 178
Posted:ive seen these types of vids in past but never seen what its called or any 'how to' vids

BUT as a guesstimate, its basic acrobatics and simply using the staff to push you off the ground (similar to how you would use a pole vault) for a bit of extra lift. if i was going to learn it id say some (see: year, maybe 2) gymnastic training and (obviously) having a staff that is strong enough to handle you putting all your weight on it


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nupo
Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 20th Apr 2012
Total posts: 9576
Posted:Chek out this guys from Brussel:








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Trybal Wolf
Trybal Wolf

Wolf Furry
Location: Earth
Member Since: 3rd Jul 2012
Total posts: 517
Posted:Might you be thinking of monkey staff? It's a martial arts variant.

I'd rather die on paws, than live on feet.

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diffrentcopy
stranger

Member Since: 28th Mar 2010
Total posts: 21
Posted:thanks guys, its funny, i watched the first two vids then looked up monkey staff, and as im watching i though, this should be call acrostaff because its not like normal contact or spinning. i click on the third vid and holy crap thats what it says.
acrostaff, cant wait to get/make one and practice. now i just need to know how to make one or where to buy one. if you could help again thanks.

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nupo
Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 20th Apr 2012
Total posts: 9576
Posted:Try contact 'Kevin Arlery': nosweat.staff@gmail.com

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diffrentcopy
stranger

Member Since: 28th Mar 2010
Total posts: 21
Posted:i doubt it but i wonder if you could do acro with a flowtoys staff. either a solid or multi part staff.

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nupo
Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 20th Apr 2012
Total posts: 9576
Posted:It would crack like chopstick..

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