This is a quick how-to video to help some people who are having trouble with the wrist action for low reels in poi. Getting this rolling action with the wrists will make your reels easier and will make learning advanced poi simpler. This is not a flashy video, but should still help some of you improve your poi.
A young Maori woman named Migoto (the name is Japanese takes the time to teach Nick (and you) some traditional Maori poi dancing.
Watch this three-part instructional video to twirl drumsticks with ease. Why not take some time in between band practices to learn a great concert trick. These step-by-step guidelines will teach you how to spin drumsticks without fail. Twirl your drumsticks at your next drum solo or marching band concert.
This video will give you some beginner tips on how to spin a pen or pencil between your fingers. It is a useful tutorial and the guy knows what he's talking about.
This video staff spinning tutorial series demonstrates a variety of different beginning spins: the basic spin, the figure eight spin, and the primary backspin. Staff spinning doesn't take anything but practice, and some good tips don't hurt. Watch these instructional videos and learn how to spin a staff like a pro.
This is an instructional video on how to perform beginning poi movements. Poi is the juggling and dramatic spinning of fire. This is also a form of dance as the poi artist is never statis.
We often get emails asking us about poi, how to make them, how to hold them, etc. We had such a great crew of people gathered in Thailand, we decided to Show our Poi. If you're looking for ideas for practice poi or fire poi, you've come to the right video.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to juggle the half shower and reverse cascade. Before attempting to do these two juggles, users should already be able to juggle three balls at a time. Once they have mastered the regular juggle, they can start moving to more advanced juggles. For the half shower, begin with a regular juggle. Then start throwing the balls over the pattern on each side, instead of repeating the under juggle pattern. For the reverse cascade, you perform the half shower ...
Learn tips and tricks on how to juggle cigar boxes in beginner patterns in this free juggling tricks and patterns video series.
Perform butterfly low reels for poi with tips from this how-to video. This poi video is for beginners. To perform butterfly low reels, you must first know how to do basic butterfly spinning for poi. This move is very cool and will lead to some wonderful things once you've completed your poi reels training.
Watch this poi dancing video on the theory behind the 4-beat "thread the needle," and how it opens the way to "butterfly weaves" and other yumminess.
To perform a fountain in poi, you need to know how to do three beat weave turning and same direction high reels. This is just a little video to help some people with poi fountains. If you are interested in poi fountains, check it out.
This is not a tutorial for juggling six balls. watch to learn basic grip and release tactics. Check out this video to understand the hand parallel to the floor approach.
A tutorial on some of the most basic tricks. Two-in-one-hand shower
There are many cool juggling tricks that you can perform using a diabolo. In this video, learn how to do vortex suicides with your teacher, Marijn Sax. Suicides are super hard to do and once you get the hang of them, you will be sure to impress anyone who watches. Have fun!
Mika demonstrates how to get started juggling with a devil stick. You first hit the devil stick from the left to the right. You lift the stick up, and the more you lift, the more the devil stick will fly.
Meteor is like combining poi and staff spinning, and it's fun! This video shows you how to get started. It was filmed in Switzerland.
Learn how to juggle four balls in beginner and advanced patterns in this free juggling tricks and patterns video series.
Learn to hold three and four rings in your hands while juggling. Watch to find out how to separate the rings with different fingers.
The 5 ball split multiplex or splits is a pretty advanced juggling move that requires knowledge of the 3 ball reverse cascade, 2 in one hand, 4 ball fountain, and the five ball cascade helps too. If that all checks out, learn how to do the 5 ball split multiplex or splits by watching this video juggling tutorial and start practicing today!
After mastering the 3 ball cascade, there are a few easy additions that can be added to give juggling an extra bit of flair. Learn how to juggle the overhand, underhand, and two in one hand by watching this video tutorial.
This step by step juggling tutorial shows how to perform the Takeouts as well as the Burke's Barrage box patterns. Learn how to juggle these advanced moves by watching this juggling video. Start practicing and start juggling like a pro!
If you want to do orbitals and some of the more advanced poi spinning moves, then you'll need to know how to do hyperloops. Check it out in this video.
If you know anything about spinning poi, then you've probably heard about orbitals, but you may not have heard about superduperuberloops. Either way, Nick is going to show you how to do them.
This beginning Poi spinning tutorial goes over how to swing Poi in split time so that they are moving in opposite directions. Do the split time swinging Poi spin.
Watch this instructional poi video tutorial to learn how to spin the Three Beat Weave Part. This is an great next step for those who have mastered the Two Beat Weave. The three beat weave is an essential component of your poi twirling move-base. It'll be used a lot, so you should learn how to do it well. Here is a very comprehensive tutorial on how to do so.
Check out this how-to video to learn buzzsaw transitions and shortening your poi. To shorten your poi, you need to open and close your hand at various points. Watch this poi video to learn more.
This is a video on how to make hybrid juggling balls. These balls keep their shape when juggled but flatten when they hit the ground so you won't be chasing after them. Here is what to use to make the balls:
This video is for those newer to poi: A poi lesson on turning with the 3-beat weaves. It is worth watching even if you can do the move, as it will help you teach it to others. Enjoy! : This is filmed in a cool artist space in Berlin.
Learn how to do the Fountain, four balls juggling pattern.
Learn how to do one of the most famous juggling tricks and juggle a 3 bal shower.
Want to learn to juggle 4 balls? This is it... A short guide to juggling 4 balls in no time! This instructional video shows some easy-to-do exercises that will make it sooo much easier to juggle 4 balls when that time comes!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a juggling prop rack. The materials required for this project are: 2x4 pieces of lumber with proper length and space for the props, L-brackets, drawer pulls and trim. The 2x4 pieces of lumber are the shelves that will hold up all of the props. The L-brackets will mount the racks onto the wall. The drawer pulls will specifically hold clubs. The trims will decorate the shelf and provides re-enforcement. This video will benefit those viewers who ...
These are some of the common mistakes that will prevent you from juggling the cascade.
Mika demonstrates easy devil stick tricks. You can do a single throw and a double hitting. You can also put the devil stick over your leg.
These tricks are all based on nothing more than solid command of double flips. Watch an actual demonstration of double flips. Learn how to use consistency and command.
Tired of the yo-yo? Try your hands at the diabolo (which most jugglers erroneously misspell as the diablo). This is a step above the yo-yo... it's the Chinese yo-yo... it's the devil on two sticks. Watch this video tutorial on how to do the Infinite Suicide trick on a diabolo Chinese yo-yo.
Tired of the yo-yo? Try your hands at the diabolo (which most jugglers erroneously misspell as the diablo). This is a step above the yo-yo... it's the Chinese yo-yo... it's the devil on two sticks. Watch this video tutorial on how to start, run, and accelerate two diabolo Chinese yo-yos.
The creative minds at Soulstyle show you how to juggle three clubs at once with some excellent tips to help get you started. Start by tossing one club in the air and catching it in the correct spot before you more forward into juggling. Once you've got that down pat, toss two clubs back and forth, in the shape of an "X" until you are completely comfortable with that. Keep your eyes focused on the highest point of the "X" and avoid the temptation to watch your hands. When you've mastered two, ...
Tired of the yo-yo? Try your hands at the diabolo (which most jugglers erroneously misspell as the diablo). This is a step above the yo-yo... it's the Chinese yo-yo... it's the devil on two sticks. Watch this video tutorial on how to do the Front to Back Sun (or the Back to Front Sun) trick on a diabolo Chinese yo-yo.