Wraps, Air Wrap in Wall Plane

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Basic Airwrap in Wall plane.

Start by swinging the poi in Wall plane (in front of you) in same direction, Split time. Notice that there is one point in front of you that the poi will crossover? This is where the tangle shall take place.

Notice also that one Poi is headed Downwards to this point, and the other is headed upwards as they cross. Spin the poi into eachother, not letting the heads hit, but the strings above the head hit eachother instead. Now, the poi that was travelling upwards towards the point of tangling, should be pulled taut, and the arm raised in order for the poi to exit the tangle. Or, in other words, you need to give the poi a little tug (but not too much) out of the tangle. (Notice how I slightly raise my left hand when coming out of the tangle?) when untangled, carry on Spinning. The poi that was headed downwards towards the point of tangling, you needn't worry about too much, as gravity will do the hard work here.

There are lots of different variations on this move. Have fun finding them!

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Comments/replies: 10
Member #85254
Reged: Dec 2008
2nd Jan 2009 12:11 PM 

Do you spin these as isolations or just normal spins?
--Katie O.

Member #94703
Reged: Jul 2009
10th Jul 2009 5:49 AM 


Member #95868
Reged: Jul 2009
23rd Aug 2009 6:08 PM 

helped me with my orbitals Emoticon

Member #92884
Reged: Jun 2009
31st Aug 2009 6:29 PM 

good to know, I'm finally getting my orbitals down.

Carson W.
Member #93853
Reged: Jun 2009
12th Oct 2009 1:07 PM 

He said just normally, but you can do it with isolations for a different affect.

Paddington Bear
Member #104828
Reged: Jan 2010
4th Feb 2010 9:50 AM 

are those the jailhouse socks from HoP?

fire is alive. it lives and breathes. it consumes and destroys. but we control it and live with it, we are fire dancers

Member #2
Reged: Nov 2003
4th Feb 2010 10:43 AM 

Yes I believe they are.
"May your balls always burn"

Member #92884
Reged: Jun 2009
21st Mar 2010 4:27 PM 

oh, yes, sorry about the delayed response. Those are my trusty jail house practice poi from the HoP shop. They have the HoP LED balls, which are the perfect weight for wraps, stalls, spins, tosses, and anything else you can think of. Emoticon

Member #104745
Reged: Jan 2010
15th Sep 2010 10:45 PM 

alternating circles hint helped sooooo much... couldn't do it till i saw your video.
I'm so smart I'm practically retarded.

Member #136210
Reged: Jul 2011
20th Aug 2011 6:41 AM 

one thing I found out after viewing, if its not working spinning them clockwise try counter clockwise, i spend 1/2 trying one way then got frustrated and did it the other and got it on the first try

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