Tag Archives: inspiration

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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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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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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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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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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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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