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Scottish Acrostaff Revolution?

 I’m currently in Glasgow, Scotland having been asked to teach acrostaff to members of the Commonwealth Youth Circus. Here is a taster of some of the stuff they are coming up with after one full session! This is Hannah applying … Continue reading

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How to Make an Acrostaff Update

Kevin from No Sweat has sent me the link for the material he uses in his acrostaff. Check the How to Make and Acrostaff page for the update. To celebrate here’s the playlist of monkey staff and acrostaff videos I’ve … Continue reading

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How to Make an Acrostaff

I’ve finally made time to finish my guide to making an acrostaff. You can’t really buy these anywhere, as far as I know, so the only answer is to make one. In the guide you can find instructions on how … Continue reading

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No Sweat – Acrostaff

I recently mentioned in a couple of places on Facebook that I’d publish a guide to making your own acrostaff this week. Unfortunately, that’s not going to happen. Sorry! I’ve been too busy training and nest building but it will … Continue reading

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Aileen’s Contact Staff Routine

I had the privilege and fortune to attend a workshop by Aileen his summer. It was one of the most inspirational workshops I’ve taken, not least because Aileen approaches contact staff in a way that doesn’t come naturally to me: … Continue reading

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More João

We’re back from another summer break so to kick things off João is back too. There’s only the tiniest bit of anything that could be called contact staff in this video but there’s loads of acrostaff inspiration to be taken from it.

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Alain

I had the privilege of attending a workshop by Alain at the EJC. Needless to say I now have a wealth of new acrostaff things to play with – and so will you after you watch this video.

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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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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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