Tag Archives: legs and feet

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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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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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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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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Noel’s Xmas Present

Noel’s contribution to the contact staff Xmas video thread on Facebosh. There’s some really nice ideas in here, particularly on presentation – what to do with your “free” hand – and doubles contact. Click here to see a playlist of … Continue reading

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Robots Nail Vertical Stick Catches

I’ve been working on this sort of stuff (without the robotics) for months and still haven’t got it as solid as these flying robots.

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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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A Bit About Me

My name’s Chazz Parham and I’ve been spinning a staff since 2003. I currently live in Bristol, UK, but have spent a few years in Southampton and Brighton since leaving the rural surroundings I grew up in. I got hooked … Continue reading

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