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New Video! Acrostaff and Contact Staff

I finally made a new video. Well, I didn’t make it, I’m just in it. Piers, from Van Loop Media and performance shot and edited the video. He makes some amazing circus videos so I recommend you go and give … Continue reading

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Tricking – Matt Emig

Ok, so this isn’t contact staff but indulge new recent tricking obsession. I think the future of contact staff is in body movement and I’m currently spending a lot of time trying to learn tricking and incorporate it in to … Continue reading

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Lewie West *Swoon*

Lewie West’s moves make me go weak at the knees. He’s the most consummate movement artist I know of. You can see so many influences in his work; tumbling, tricking, breakdance, contemporary dance and more. How he mixes these influences … Continue reading

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Teddy’s Acrostaff Log Continues…

Another well edited video from Teddy. He’s developing some nice techniques here and has an interesting variation on a vault kick. Keep your eyes on this space for exciting acrostaff announcements soon…

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Alain’s Contact and Acro Staff Routine

We’ve featured Alain on this blog before but this one is pretty new. I’m a big fan of Alain’s style and control and have had the pleasure of training with him briefly. I hope to have the chance again in the … Continue reading

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Xmas Contact and Acro Staff 2013

As is traditional the Contact Staff Facebook group make videos for Christmas. Here’s my contribution. Hopefully it won’t be the only video I make this year as has been the case before now. The staff in this video is the … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Youth Circus

Glasgow could be the setting for an acrostaff revolution thanks to the talented members of the Commonwealth Youth Circus. Click “continue reading” to find out how this group of young gymnasts, dancers, circus artists and free runners got on with … Continue reading

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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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