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Tech Poi

In Uncategorized on March 29, 2011 at 3:01 pm

Tech Poi moves are almost the opposite of flow. Where flow poi transitions smoothly from one type of circle to another. Tech Poi creates all kinds of lines and shapes, most seeming to defy gravity! Tech is typically done with Contact Poi

The best place to start is here: Drex’s Tech poi blog for tutorial videos

Other resources

  1. Alien Jon’s nano-tech blog
  2. Poiboy’s Tech Blog
  3. 10 Commandments of Tech-poi spinners

Tech poi Inspiration

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Buying Poi: Prepare to be dazzled!

In Led and Glow Poi, Poi Reviews on March 19, 2011 at 11:28 am

Stardas

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Poi Music

In Poi Music on March 18, 2011 at 5:17 pm

Smooth Tracks

Bonobo – Days to Come 

Roots Manuva – Witness Dub 

Thievery Corporation – The Cosmic Game 

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Sock Poi for Versatility

In Poi Reviews on March 14, 2011 at 12:03 pm

Versatility: 10/10

Dube Poi Socks

Sock Poi are the perfect practice Poi and still put on a good show. They give a satisfying swing with an even drag through the air. Sock Poi are visually mesmerising and look ‘trick’ on the eye. A lot of Advanced Poi Moves look stronger with Sock Poi. Stalls, isolations and Wrist wraps are very attractive to watch.

Sock Poi come in a variety of funky fabrics. Widely available and simple to make.  Sock Poi are more forgiving than wire, chain or string. They don’t tangle when they entwine themselves. Isolating is easier to learn because it is easier to see. Throwing & Catching is easier with sock poi too. Hyper-loops and Orbital’s are easy and smooth. Beware shinier Soc Poi fabrics, as they have less grip. Sock Poi typically Range from $7 – $30.00

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Poi Inspiration 4u

In Poi Inspiration on March 13, 2011 at 9:47 pm

~Every artist was first an amateur~

~Enthusiasm is excitement with Inspiration, Motivation and a pinch of creativity~


~Glow~

 

 

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Buying Poi: Choices Smhoices

In AAP BLOG, Poi for beginners, Poi Reviews on March 13, 2011 at 3:26 pm

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Poi Lessons: Beginners Toolbox – READ THIS FIRST

In AAP BLOG on March 12, 2011 at 10:12 pm

Rule No.1: There are No Rules!

Selecting the ‘right’ Poi for you is all about trial and error. You are highly likely to find that there are several ‘right’ Poi’s for you. It won’t do you any harm to get familiar with all types, and it needn’t cost you a small fortune either. See my ‘Poi: Choices Shmoices for a Poi guide of what is on offer and what to expect from them.

The 1st Thing You Should Do With Your Poi

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