Hot Juggling How-Tos

How To: Spin a staff

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.

How To: Twirl drumsticks

Watch this how-to video to learn how to twirl your drumsticks. What's the use of a flashy drum solo with out a few twirling tricks. Follow these step-by-step instructions to twirl drumsticks with ease and amp up your next performance.

How To: Do the Front to Back Sun trick on a diabolo

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.

How To: Spin drumsticks

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.

How To: Do the Infinite Suicide trick on a diabolo

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.

How To: Throw the ball behind the back

Marcus Monroe demonstrates how you can throw a ball behind your back while juggling three balls. This is also called a back cross, and you should practice with just one ball first. You want to take your time and make sure that you are loose.

How To: Do a simple contact juggling isolation

The Amazing Kenny takes some time away from his balloon animals to show us how to do a simple contact juggling isolation. This looks trickier than it actually is. Amaze your friends with this cool isolation! Watch this video, and learn from The Amazing Kenny how easy it is to do a simple contact juggling isolation!

How To: Do the "Fork and Apple" trick

In order to do the fork and apple trick, you will need the following: a fork, and an apple. Reveal the fork to the audience. Next, reveal the apple. Taking a bite out of the apple is a good way to demonstrate that the apple is real. Place the apple on the tip of a fork. It should be tossed from resting on the tip of the fork. Then, toss the apple into the air and catch it with the fork. When the apple is caught, it should be skewered, by the fork. Take a bite out of it to demonstrate that it ...

How To: Properly wash and clean your footbag

To play footbag, you only need a footbag (and some feet), but you can't kick that hacky sack around unless it's clean. Watch this video tutorial that will teach you how to properly wash and clean your footbag, to restore it to its original beauty. That little round 32 panel bag of yours won't draw any attention if it's not cleaned the correct way. See how!

How To: Perform the Pendulum freestyle trick with a footbag

Kick the habit with a video tutorial that will teach you how to perform the Pendulum freestyle trick with a footbag. Yes, footbag is gaining popularity throughout the world, either by freestyle footbag, footbag net or circle kicking. The only piece of equipment needed to play is a footbag, otherwise known as the hacky sack. Just make sure you get the right hacky sack for the job and watch to see how to perform the Pendulum freestyle trick.

How To: Do advanced 3 ball juggle tricks

In this video series, learn some advanced juggling tricks. Our expert, Malik Haddadi, shows you how to juggle three balls in various ways. Learn how to juggle balls under your leg, on top of your head, and off your knee. Also, learn how to do the full shower and claw juggling tricks.

How To: Juggle while on a rolla bolla

Watch this instructional video to learn how to juggle clubs while balancing a rolla bolla. Now to begin with, don't even worry about the clubs, focus on the rolla bolla until you're up on it balanced and ready to juggle. So remember keep your knees bent and your vision pointed straight forward, if you're looking down at your feet it will make the balance much more difficult while you're trying to juggle. So get steady, straighten up your back, bend your knees and try a practice throw. Now it'...

How To: Do hacky sack moves

In this series of expert video clips, you will learn more about the fun and exciting hobby of hacky sack. Our hacky sack expert will show you a variety of different moves and tricks as well as introduce you to a few different games to play. In these educational videos you will see our expert perform basic hacky sack moves such as the over swoop and the foot stall. You will also get tips on relaxing. Keeping an eye on the ball can be tricky, but after watching this expert, you will have a bett...

How To: Do the "6-1-5" juggling stunt

In order to juggle a 6-1-5 juggling stunt, you will need the following: four balls. There are 3 consecutive throws, which do 3 different things. The set up is an a-sync four ball pattern. You have to throw 2 5's. Your dominant hand should throw the first crossing throw at 5 ball height. Then, your non-dominant hand will have to do the same.

How To: Make a juggling prop rack

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 ...

How To: Do a thumb toss with a baton, staff or juggling club

Need some help figuring out how to do a thumb toss with a baton, staff or juggling club? Thumb tosses are actually quite easy once you know how to approach them. So easy, in fact, that this free video juggling lesson can present a complete overview of the process with each of the above objects in just over a minute and a half. For more information, and to get started doing thumb tosses yourself, take a look.

How To: Juggle the reverse cascade half shower

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 ...

How To: Juggle 3 clubs at once for beginners

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, ...

How To: Do a forward three-beat weave in hoop poi

Sure, you've heard of poi, but this is not your standard fire poi… it's with hula hoops instead… hoop poi. Learn how to perform a forward three-beat weave in hoop poi. If you prefer the kindness of a hula hoop over the flames of a poi bag, hula poi is your answer. The forward three-beat weave is a great poi trick to learn.

How To: Do the pendulum footbag trick

New to footbag? Don't worry, this video tutorial will help you out a little. Learn how to do the pendulum footbag trick. All you need is a hacky sack and some feet. The pendulum is a fairly easy footbag trick, so watch, learn, and practice.

How To: Do a start kick up trick when juggling

Juggling is one of the great performance arts out there, so learn to improve your stage skills, watch this video tutorial to learn how to do a start kick up trick when juggling three balls. In order to perform this start kick up trick, you will need to already be able to perform kick ups, which is using your foot. You also need to be able to do a 360 spin, too.

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