Tag Archives: practice
I decided to juggle today, and for the first time, I found myself starting to catch the ball 5 times with some consistency. Yeay! 2 more catches to escape velocity!
I started working on staff last year as part of my transition from “I only do cane.” to “Learn all the props!”. It’s been slow going. Fire cane is, after all, my first love and my most practiced prop. After … Continue reading
A good way to get weird looks at a diner is to try to work out the hand motions for spinning a meteor while waiting for lunch. My first week with meteor is coming to a close. While the forward … Continue reading
I really must take more video of what I do. For example, today I was practicing a back-pass that goes like this: Balance the cane (parallel to the ground) on your hand in front of you, foot pointing away from … Continue reading
I’m just out of it today. I’m out of it physically from last night’s spin jam. I’m out of it mentally for… well… I’m not sure why. And I’m out of it emotionally. A guy that I’ve known since college … Continue reading
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
It’s a rather boring week in the land of practice. I’ve been doing a bit of single-cane, double cane, and staff. Nothing really stands out, though. It’s all just basic technique practice. Perhaps I’ll have something more exciting next week.
Today was so warm, I decided to work on my juggling. Still in the 3-5 catch range for 3 balls. You’d think waiting for a ball to fall into your hand would be easy. Noooo…. And throwing from side to … Continue reading
A modest day in the world of practice. Walking out to lunch, I worked on my single cane technique. Horizontal, vertical, in front, behind the back, etc. Then I realized I could toss the cane while in a ceiling plane … Continue reading
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, I… Well I pulled out my brand new fire staff and started practicing. First a bit of traditional: backwards, forwards, one-beat, two-beat, three-beat, and more. Then contact: conveyor, angel rolls, and whatnot. My technique was … Continue reading