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Contact Staff in Modern Martial Arts

Has anyone seen this type of martial arts staff spinning before? There’s a lot I find questionable and even funny about this format (particularly the sound track to this routine – remember the ’90s X-Men cartoon?) but they certainly have … Continue reading

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Matrix Endurance

This slightly ridiculous game started at Fire Drums juggling games this year. They ran a Matrix endurance competition which I managed to win with a seemingly good run of 34 consecutive Matrixs (Matrices?) Teddy Petrosky, who can be seen throwing … Continue reading

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Flow Show NYC – “Frustrate” by Teddy Petrosky

I knew Teddy was an awesome poi spinner but before May this year I had no idea he span contact staff. I’m a big fan of his style as it mixes up technical ability with expression and movement.

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Mel and Grey – Morning Set

Some cool Matrix and Steve variations in this video from two topless Russians, Mel and Grey.

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Solstix – No! Effects

We’ve been away for a while but we’re back! And Solstix have provided the perfect video to return with. “No! Effects” is quite simply one of the best staff videos ever made. It’s a medley of single, double, partner and … Continue reading

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Staff on Staff Contact – Jackie Chan

I stumbled across this clip of Jackie Chan the other day. Watch the whole thing if you have time; the choreography’s pretty good and the sequence is funny as well. If not, the clip starts just before some sword on … Continue reading

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Staff on Staff Contact: Brett’s Compilation

There’s some really nifty doubles contact in this video, among excellent single contact and dragon staff. Brett has done a more recent video with loads of super-tech SoSC. We’ve featured this video already but if you missed it, you can … Continue reading

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Staff on Staff Contact – Chris Carlos

Another video featured on the HoP thread but it deserves another showing. I particularly like the “play” sections of Chris’ double staff videos.  

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Linda Farkas: Contact Staff Routine #4

We interrupt our focus on double staff contact for a video so fresh it’s still warm from the editing suite. Linda Farkas of Magma Fire Theatre is one of those few staff spinners who combines elegance and dance with technical … Continue reading

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Staff on Staff Contact – Mr Jedly

This is the first video in a doubles contact and staff on staff contact (SoSC) theme which will run for the next few posts. Before seeing this great resource by Mr Jedly I’d seen a few SoSC tricks but didn’t … Continue reading

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