FireFlie
FireFlie

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Member Since: 27th Jun 2013
Total posts: 5
Posted:Any LED spinners, Fire twirlers, or beginners? If you need any help with hooping comment here! There has to be at least SOME hoopers on here! If not I'll help as best as I can, I'm not super advanced at hooping but I'm getting there! ;) I've been hooping for two years now and iif your looking for tutorials, easier ways to hold your hoop in a certain move, where to buy the best hoops, or just looking for someone to chat with about hoops then this is the place! :)

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tracetheface
tracetheface

angry turtle
Location: Another haunted factory.
Member Since: 21st Oct 2012
Total posts: 101
Posted:Heya Fireflie. Thanks for the invite.

I haven't actually picked up hooping, mainly because I've never really had a reason to put down my other toys and pick it up. So...

Not really question a question about technique, but what makes you dig hoop? Any unique opportunities or performance concepts you feel hooping opens up?


Fluidity.

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FireFlie
FireFlie

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Member Since: 27th Jun 2013
Total posts: 5
Posted:Hey there :) Well, what got me into hooping was my auntie... but she moved away about a year and a half ago. After she left I put it down for a bit... What got me back into it was how you can really connect with anyone else who is around, teach them a few quick tricks, or show them a new trick your working on but totally failing at and be able to laugh about it. It's only intimidating if you make it. And when your hooping it just feel really cool :) You should really try it some time! I think anyone who enjoys poi will enjoy hooping too :)

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tracetheface
tracetheface

angry turtle
Location: Another haunted factory.
Member Since: 21st Oct 2012
Total posts: 101
Posted:Nice. I'll have to investigate a bit. The majority of hoop stuff I've seen has focused on slower, technical manipulations. Imagining with a bit more momentum sounds a lot more interesting.

Welcome to the forums, by the way.


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beaniebob
casually noob tech poi spinrar
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 22nd Nov 2010
Total posts: 155
Posted:Momentum? D:




"If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error."

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FireFlie
FireFlie

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Member Since: 27th Jun 2013
Total posts: 5
Posted:Thanks tracetheface (: And yeah momentum is good, (THAT VIDEO BEANIEBOB. OMG I WANT TO BE THAT GOOD) I dont do much slow hooping, It gets just a tad bit boring sometimes

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tracetheface
tracetheface

angry turtle
Location: Another haunted factory.
Member Since: 21st Oct 2012
Total posts: 101
Posted:Blast! Can't even watch the video here. I'll check it out in a few days when I'm back in the states.

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FireFlie
FireFlie

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Member Since: 27th Jun 2013
Total posts: 5
Posted:Its a good video xD

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beaniebob
casually noob tech poi spinrar
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 22nd Nov 2010
Total posts: 155
Posted:Posted a hooping video, feel the urge to post another, quite different hooping video lol.

This is Jeff Robinson, amazing New Zealander, also happens to be amazingly nice and awesome too. smile




"If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error."

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FireFlie
FireFlie

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Member Since: 27th Jun 2013
Total posts: 5
Posted:OH MY GOSH. I've been wanted to move to New Zealand for a looong time, my parents actually like the idea.

Those are pretty wicked tricks! Gotta get back into hand hooping! I'll be getting twin minis sometime in August so superrr excited!

Keep posting hooping videos! Maybe we'll get some more people interested in hooping (; I'm not very good at finding interesting hooping vids. Its either low quality or basic tricks.


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beaniebob
casually noob tech poi spinrar
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 22nd Nov 2010
Total posts: 155
Posted:Welp, I don't hoop at all, so I can't really tell what's good or not, but a friend of mine keeps linking videos from all these awesome peeps lawl.

This one is a compilation of a whole bunch of pretty cool peeps, imo.



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J-Drake-K
J-Drake-K

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Member Since: 13th Jul 2013
Total posts: 9
Posted:Hello

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mmmbop
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Location: bop, NZ
Member Since: 18th Jul 2013
Total posts: 2
Posted:Yay - I'm a hooper! [: Not super advanced either...but its addictive. Just getting into the other types of spinning now :]

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J-Drake-K
J-Drake-K

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Member Since: 13th Jul 2013
Total posts: 9
Posted:im a staffer

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