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Juggling: Ant-like Progress

It felt good to pull out the juggling balls today. Walking out to lunch, I was getting six catches with a surprising level of consistency. After lunch, it was more like 5. Well… There was a warm-up period for each … Continue reading

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Reverse flick.

Today’s practice was all about throwing my cane up in the air and catching it. The throwing is so easy. Making sure it lands where you want it to, not so much. I’ve been practicing it on-and-off since last week. … Continue reading

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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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Horizontal Hands

Between a party, a heavy practice session, and getting back into bicycling, everything hurt today. So I focused on how to shape my hands while doing horizontal spins. In my explorations, I found two basic positions that feel natural and … 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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Bounce and Slide

Been feeling really beat today. So I limited myself to single cane. The first thing that came up was a bicep bounce. What you do is you put your arms out in front of you, elbows down, palms down, cane … Continue reading

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Weaves and rotors and butterflies. Oh my!

Yessirree. It’s another day of meteor practice. Still at that “why doesn’t anything work!?!” phase, but I actually got the one handed butterfly. …intermittently. And I got rotors! …more-or-less. And my 2 beat weaves are going great! Well… it’s not … Continue reading

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Weapon of self destruction

After taking a few days off, I got back to the meteor today. My two beat weave? Messy but I can do it… Well I can do it most of the time. Rotors? They’re coming. I swear it! They’re coming! … Continue reading

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Lunch Time Practice – Contact

It was such a beautiful day today that I had to pull out my orange shirt and my orange contact juggling ball. I know. Acrylics. I have a few 76mm’s lying about somewhere in my overstuffed bedroom. Oh my. The … Continue reading

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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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