Monthly Archives: February 2013

Contact Staff: Where Are We Going?

Starting up this website and the Facebook page has prompted me to revisit some old videos from several years ago – we’re talking the days before YouTube here so we’re practically in the dark ages. Re-watching these great videos has … Continue reading

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MCP and Kyle Mclean Aussie Xmas

More old school shenanigans. It seems all the best contact staff videos are made at Christmas.

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Russian Stylings

Today we feature some of the freshest contact staff to come out of Russia. Some nice, hard upper body moves and amusing editing. Check it!

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Past Inspiration Part 3: Inspinerate

Inspinerate, along with MCP’s site, provided most of my inspiration before YouTube took off. Inspinerate is run by Sandy McClure but Tim Chown (aka T+B) also features heavily in the videos hosted there. They got a great selection of tutorials … Continue reading

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B-Boy Hourth

This dude has great skills, made all the more impressive because he’s only got one leg. That would be enough to warrant a post here but Hourth’s use of his crutches has quite a bit of crossover with contact and … Continue reading

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João Paulo Santos and Guillaume Amaro

I’ve got a bit of a man-crush on these guys, particularly João. His videos have provided loads of acrostaff inspiration, he’s got some good movement and wicked Chinese pole tricks. I’ll post more videos from João in the future or you … Continue reading

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Brandon’s 2010 Contact Staff Video

The Facebook contact staff group (not in it?! Why not? Get over there now!) recently reminded me about Brandon’s wicked 2010 video featuring lots of legs and feet tricks and fei cha style manipulation. Check it out:

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Past Inspiration Part 2

This video, probably more than any other, has been an influence on me. Meast seems to be one of those people who’s good at everything; great contact staffer, contact juggler, he’s a gymnast and I’d wager he’s got many other … Continue reading

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Past Inspiration

I’m going to do a few of these posts as there’s too many for one post. Today we’ve got some epic videos from circa 2006. First up are the LAB series from MCP’s website http://tutorials.firestaff.net/tutorials/lab/. The ones that particularly inspired me … Continue reading

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