Tag Archives: upper body

Jeremy Croxton: Home

It’s great to see some more high quality contact staff routines appearing. Showcasing contact staff on stage with both a high level of skill but also as a performance with expression, dance or narrative helps to make it an art … Continue reading

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Teddy – Acrostaff and Contact Staff

Warning – the sound track to this video contains some naughty words! I had the pleasure of hanging out with Teddy quite a lot last summer and it’s great to see him making more staff videos. This one contains some … Continue reading

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Aileen Keeps Getting Better!

I’ve been away for a while and a lot has been going on, it seems, since I last posted. I’m hoping to make this blog and website more active so look out for updates and posts in the next few … Continue reading

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Morgan Goldberg – Contact Staff 2014

Released just two days ago, this video from Morgan Goldberg is as fresh as the spring daffodils. It contains some fluid, silky combinations and sequences as well as some tough technical moves including a couple of tricks I’ve not seen … Continue reading

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Polantis Searth

This video Comes from Polantis Searth of Australia. There’s some cool upper body tech going on here, a bit of groundwork and some acrostaff ideas thrown in for good measure. Polantis also has an individual style which I’m looking forward … Continue reading

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Kyle McLean – Garden Domes

This video from Kyle McLean won the 2009 COL competion and blew me away at the time. It features a contact staff macaco/Valdez long before No Sweat was a twinkle in its metaphorical mother’s eye, awesome doubles contact and SoSC, … 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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Mr E. Lull Abhay – Double Staff Contact

Mr E. Lull Abhay caused a bit of a splash with some single and double contact staff videos recently (you can check them on his YouTube channel). He followed these up with a couple of tutorials which are both clear … Continue reading

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Jake Yoshioka – Double Staff

Jake has the skills to pay the bills! He’s also got some sweet triples ideas that don’t feature in this video. Probably time for a new one then…

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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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