Poi

How To : Make poi and hold them

We often get emails asking us about poi, how to make them, how to hold them, etc. We had such a great crew of people gathered in Thailand, we decided to Show our Poi. If you're looking for ideas for practice poi or fire poi, you've come to the right video.

How To : Learn basic poi spinning

This poi spinning tutorial video exhibits how to start spinning your poi and how to get the poi spinning by your sides. This the first step for any poi beginner to learn. There is a severe lack of quality tutorials out there on poi, especially the basics, so this is as thorou ...more

How To : Spin poi isolations and poi theory for beginners

Watch this instructional poi spinning tutorial video that describes how to start spinning poi isolations. This video is intended for those beginning poi spin isolations, not for those beginning poi. A decent aptitude in poi is recommended, but move-wise, there are no other pre ...more

How To : Spin the three beat weave poi juggling trick

Watch this instructional poi video tutorial to learn how to spin the Three Beat Weave Part. This is an great next step for those who have mastered the Two Beat Weave. The three beat weave is an essential component of your poi twirling move-base. It'll be used a lot, so you sho ...more

How To : Perform the two beat corkscrew poi trick

In this instructional video for beginners and intermediates, learn how to perform the two beat corkscrew spinning trick. This poi lesson explains what should be your first move in the ceiling and floor plane, the basic 2 beat corkscrew, and a few variations to keep things fres ...more

How To : Perform poi fountains

To perform a fountain in poi, you need to know how to do three beat weave turning and same direction high reels. This is just a little video to help some people with poi fountains. If you are interested in poi fountains, check it out.

How To : Perform the two beat weave poi trick

In this instructional video for beginners, learn how to perform the two beat wave poi trick. "Poi" is the Maori word for "ball" on a cord. Poi is a form of juggling where the balls are swung around the body. Practice your poi skills with this tutorial.

How To : Do 5-beat weaves with poi

Nick and the Playpoi guys filmed a poi lesson on 5-beat weaves in Austria, including musings on 7 and 9-beat weaves and the idea of winding and unwinding.

How To : Do isolations with poi balls

This tutorial goes over how to isolation poi spins. It results from both your hand and the poi orbiting around each other, instead of just your hand moving.

How To : Perform the three beat weave poi move

Check out this how-to video to perform three beat weave poi. This poi lesson is for beginners who already know how to spin the two beat weave. The three beat weave poi move is an essential component of your poi twirling move-base. It'll be used a lot, so you should learn how t ...more

How To : Perform poi hip reels

This is a quick how-to video to help some people who are having trouble with the wrist action for low reels in poi. Getting this rolling action with the wrists will make your reels easier and will make learning advanced poi simpler. This is not a flashy video, but should still ...more

How To : Perform basic poi stalls

Watch this short poi juggling lesson to learn how to perform basic beginner level poi stalls. Basic stalls are a simple method of changing the direction of the poi. As you begin practicing, control is more important than speed to familiarize yourself with the hand motions requ ...more

How To : Perform the basic two handed spiral for poi

Perform the basic two handed spiral poi move with tips from this how-to video. This poi how-to video is for beginners and those at the intermediate level. The basic two handed spiral poi move is also known as hand spirals, spiral wraps, and double hand-wraps. To do this poi mo ...more

How To : Turn poi with "3-beat weaves"

This video is for those newer to poi: A poi lesson on turning with the 3-beat weaves. It is worth watching even if you can do the move, as it will help you teach it to others. Enjoy! : This is filmed in a cool artist space in Berlin.

How To : Do a forward three-beat weave in hoop poi

Sure, you've heard of poi, but this is not your standard fire poi… it's with hula hoops instead… hoop poi. Learn how to perform a forward three-beat weave in hoop poi. If you prefer the kindness of a hula hoop over the flames of a poi bag, hula poi is your answer. The forward ...more

How To : Perform butterfly low reels for poi

Perform butterfly low reels for poi with tips from this how-to video. This poi video is for beginners. To perform butterfly low reels, you must first know how to do basic butterfly spinning for poi. This move is very cool and will lead to some wonderful things once you've comp ...more

How To : Do spiral wraps with poi

In this video Meenik shows you how to do spiral wraps with poi. He shows you how to hold your hands and position your thumbs and gives multiple angles so you can really see what goes on.

How To : Perform hyperloop poi spins

If you want to do orbitals and some of the more advanced poi spinning moves, then you'll need to know how to do hyperloops. Check it out in this video.

How To : Do basic spins with poi sticks

This how to video shows you how to do basic spins with poi sticks. This tutorial is ideal for the beginning poi student but also good for those interested in Phillipino martial arts.

How To : Spin basic turns for poi

Check out this short lesson on how to spin basic poi turns for this unique dance. You can always use stocking and balls if you dont have poi.

How To : Do a low turn Poi spin

This tutorial goes over how to do a low turn Poi spin. This is a good move for changing direction of the Poi from forward to reverse swinging. Do a low turn Poi spin. Click through to watch this video on homeofpoi.com

How To : Do the "Chasing the Sun" Poi spin

This Poi spinning tutorial goes over how to do the Chasing the Sun move. Your hands should be the same distance apart from each other all the time. Do the "Chasing the Sun" Poi spin. Click through to watch this video on homeofpoi.com

How To : Perform buzzsaw transitions and shortening poi

Check out this how-to video to learn buzzsaw transitions and shortening your poi. To shorten your poi, you need to open and close your hand at various points. Watch this poi video to learn more. This is another video outside of the lesson plan that is designed primarily to he ...more

How To : Expand your ability to do poi flower moves

This is a tutorial video about compound circles (aka flowers) and freedom of expression. Hopefully you'll get some great tips on new ways to move your arms in conjunction with your poi. There is a quirky intro you may want to skip to get right to the instructional.

How To : Do an isolated 3-beat weave poi spin

Nick is here to show you how to do an isolated 3-beat weave when poi spinning. It's a bit different from a normal 3-beat weave or a regular isolation. The most important thing on this one? Practice!

How To : Do basic hyperloop poi spins

Hyperloops are also known as Tangles and are considered an isolation move. This is not a hard move and here are many different ways to do this so try and learn it forwards and backwards and every which way. Check out the additional movies for different vantage points. Do basic ...more

How To : Perform hip reel turning for poi

Check out this short little how-to video aimed at helping people get their turning reels down for poi. This is related to alternating wall-plane moves, also used in poi. Try turning your whole body around while the poi is behind you.

How To : Spin the low same-irection reels poi trick

Watch this instructional poi video tutorial to leran how to spin the Low Same-Direction Reels trick. This video is for beginners who have conquered basic spinning techniques. This lesson offers a viewpoint on the very diverse and essential range of moves called reels. Reels ar ...more

How To : Perform butterfly high reels for poi

Perform butterfly high reels for poi beginners. To do this poi move, it is a prerequisite that you know how to do the basic butterfly, spinning, and butterfly low reels. In this how-to video, learn about butterfly high reels. Follow this quick example of combinations and what ...more

How To : Do the split time swinging Poi spin

This beginning Poi spinning tutorial goes over how to swing Poi in split time so that they are moving in opposite directions. Do the split time swinging Poi spin. Click through to watch this video on homeofpoi.com

How To : Do the double windmill poi spin

The double windmill uses the same technique as the weave except it is being applied on a different plane. Where the forward weave uses an alternation of raising the lower hand back and on top, the double windmill alternates from front to back. This video will show you how to d ...more

How To : Do the 5 beat reverse weave/chase Poi spin

This move is considered an advanced move and is known as the 5 beat reverse weave or chase. This video will demonstrate how to do this Poi spinning move. Do the 5 beat reverse weave/chase Poi spin. Click through to watch this video on homeofpoi.com

How To : Do the forward behind the back weave Poi spin

This video demonstrates the forward behind the back weave Poi spinning move. Make sure to check out the side and front view videos to help you learn. Do the forward behind the back weave Poi spin. Click through to watch this video on homeofpoi.com

How To : Do an airwrap in wall plane poi spin

This video shows you how to do the Poi spinning move "airwrap in wall plane". Make sure to check out the overhead view to get a full idea of the motions. Do an airwrap in wall plane poi spin. Click through to watch this video on homeofpoi.com

How To : Do a tuck turn Poi spin

As the name of this move implies, you'll be learning how to tuck your arms under as you turn while spinning Poi. Do a tuck turn Poi spin. Click through to watch this video on homeofpoi.com

How To : Do an inside UTL butterfly turn around poi spin

In this video you'll see how to do an inside under the leg butterfly turn around poi spinning move. It is very similar to the inside under the leg butterfly move, just a bit more complex. Do an inside UTL butterfly turn around poi spin. Click through to watch this video on tam ...more

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Hongkiat has compiled a collection of 30+ insane fire dancing images. Fire dancing has roots in many different ethnic cultures, influencing contemporary performance art (Cirque du Soleil, Burning Man, eroticism, and more). Inspired? Get started with some basic poi moves. Poi ...more

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News : Traveling with Augmented Reality

Searching for some new new in Augmented Reality Apps I came across Augmented GeoTravel. I would have loved to have this app when I went to Europe. Being able to travel and hold up the camera & get more information on cool places I was seeing would have been awesome. It is like ...more

How To : Document the Surveillance State Using Your iPhone

You've seen security cameras everywhere in the public space. How many are there? Where are they? This is information that can be difficult to come by. It's not just criminals that are interested in information on this. It's your fundamental human right to be able to go about y ...more

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