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Beyond the Basics of Poi Course

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You've learned a lot of the basics of poi spinning and now you're ready to challenge yourself with some new moves, transitions, and freeing up your ability to move around! This course dovetails perfectly with my beginner poi course and introduces even more concepts such as crossers, isolations, hybrids, and more! This 11-part series takes you from advanced beginner to intermediate. 

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Beyond the Basics 11: Polyrhythm Hybrids

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One of the doors that hybrids open to us are performing two poi tricks at once that have different numbers of beats. They hybrids, called “polyrhythms”, are both incredibly challenging as well as incredibly useful because they allow us a seamless tool for transitioning between different timings as well as very visually distinctive and beautiful patterns. 

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Beyond the Basics 10: Hybrids

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Hybrids are one of the most unique and diverse challenges we take up with poi because they require each hand to perform a different move simultaneously. In this video we will cover the theory behind them and a couple basic hybrids.

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Beyond the Basics 09: CAPs

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One of the most fun and visually interesting transition tools when performing flowers, CAPs are the missing link between performing inspin and antispin flowers. In this video we will cover the theory behind them, exercises for mastering them, and how you can use them to create moves that are interesting in their own right rather than passing transition tools.

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Beyond the Basics 08: Buzzsaw Flowers

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An important tool for learning to move with buzzsaws, buzzsaw flowers will begin to develop your skills for moving your poi through inside and outside planes. In this video, we will cover both inspin and antispin variations.

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Beyond the Basics 07: Isolations

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One of the easiest poi tricks to describe yet most challenging to perform, isolations can take months to perform properly and years to master. In this video, we will cover several basic exercises to begin to learn this very tricky move and how to integrate it into your spinning.

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Beyond the Basics 06: Pendulums and 1.5s

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Transitions are one of the hardest things to learn with poi--getting from one trick to another and pendulums are one of the most powerful tools we have for achieving them. This video will cover the fundamentals of pendulums as well as how to use them to create both the 1.5 beat weave and 1.5s in opposites.

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Beyond the Basics 05: Meltdowns

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Meltdowns are like crossers mixed with behind the back weaves and dialed up to 11! This video will cover how you can perform this difficult but beautiful move as well as how you can transition in and out of it to other behind the back tricks.

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Beyond the Basics 04: Behind the Back Waistwraps

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As with normal weaves, turning with behind the back weaves opens up the possibility of performing turns between forwards and reverse. In this video we will cover the forwards behind the back weave as well as how you can turn between forwards and reverse to achieve behind the back waistwraps, opening up more options for movement and transitions to wall plane moves.

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Beyond the Basics 03: Behind the Back Weaves

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 The first in a three-­video series on behind the back poi! Weaves are one of the coolest-­looking poi moves there are, but performing them behind the back takes this trick to an entirely new level! In this video we will cover basic exercises to develop behind the back plane control while working up to this very challenging weave in manageable chunks.

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