Category Archives: Double Cane

Back in action

Phew. The broken toe put me out of commission for a few weeks, but I’m finally starting to feel like my old self again. Well… With a private festival last weekend and a baby renaissance¬†fair a couple of weekends before … Continue reading

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Broad Strokes

Last Saturday, I spent the day in Brooklyn with the wonderful spinners from the Floasis. We were out practicing in a park. So of course we put out a hat. Let me tell you. Even when you’re really not trying … Continue reading

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A quick video on a double-cane hook-stick technique.

Finally uploaded the video from last Wednesday’s practice. My goodness. It was about 3 hours of labor for 2 minutes of video. Clearly I need to practice this video editing thing.

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Lunch Time Practice – Memo to Self

Dear self. Please put on your fledgling video editor hat tonight and cut that video we shot today. I really want to study the technique for that new double-cane move I found during lunch.

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Lunch Time Practice

Crazy tossy hook sticks. Let me say it again: crazy tossy hook sticks!!! Go figure. I mention that yesterday was blah, and what happens? I pull out the double cane and get reminded that there’s a whole realm of technique … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Practice

Today, I practiced simple synchronized motions in double-cane style. There were butterfly wings, scissor isolations, cane-on-cane balances, and hook-stick spins. While the comfort with which I worked the double-canes was gratifying enough, the true excitement was from the lack of … Continue reading

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