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About Matthew SoSticky

Matthew Sosticky or Sticky has been performing and instructing for the past 9 years. He is part owner of Resplendent Flames from Virginia Beach, VA. He specializes in double staff but has been known to spin poi, staff, or fans on occasion.

March 8 2016

FAI Tutsday – Noel Yee – Vulcan Tech Gospel – VTG

By | March 8th, 2016|FAI Tutsdays|

Greetings! This week, we have one from Master Splinter himself, Noel Yee.  Noel is a veritable OG of the flow arts world.  Noel is heavily involved with the Flow Arts Institute, IJA, FLAME Festival, Kinetic Fire Festival, Give Props Documentary, and a lot more behind the scenes.  Noel is currently performing in The Foreways Project, the [...]

Tutsday – Contact Club Trap Combo with Josie Niine

By | March 1st, 2016|FAI Tutsdays|

Hey there folks! We are back with another exciting tutorial from the Flow Arts Institute archives! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2Rlse8jQx0&feature=youtu.be This week, we have a clip captured from the incredible club juggler, Josie Niine. In addition to teaching and performing all over the world, Josie is the lead coach for the Nine Lives Project, an after school [...]

February 23 2016

Tutsday 2/23/2016, Tip Tails by Simon Tortuson

By | February 23rd, 2016|FAI Tutsdays|

Howdy folks, We are back with another edition of the Flow Arts Institute’s tutorial series, Tutsday!! We were lucky enough to catch up with the Parisian staff superstar, Simon Tortuson, at FireDrums this past year, where he gave us a lesson on Tiptails. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESopAnhsI5k A “Tiptail” is a fishtail on your fingertips. That makes [...]

December 15 2015

Tutsday – Willow Solow – Poi – Clever Toss/Handswitch

By | December 15th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-RQ5gfL0B8 Hey there folks!! We are back with another installment of the Flow Arts Institute’s tutorial series, Tutsday! This week, Willow Solow returns with a tasty poi handswitch/toss combo. We caught up with Spinmorepoi’s founder at Kinetic Fire 2015 and it was there that he broke it down for us. Let’s get started, shall [...]

Tutsday – Gina McGrath – Fans – Split/Opp 6 Petal Antispin

By | December 8th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQ9Dbv4f2jY&feature=youtu.be Hey guys! We are back with another installment of the Flow Arts Institute’s tutorial series, Tutsday! This week we have Gina McGrath, returning to show us some more Fan Anti-spin goodness.  Gina is a wonderful performer, instructor, and human being.  When she is not spinning or working on her flow-centric youth outreach program, [...]

November 24 2015

Tutsdays: Brent Helmkamp |Hat Trick with Poi

By | November 24th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

Greetings fine people of the flow arts! We are back with another installment of the Flow Arts Institute’s tutorial series, Tutsday! This week, we have Brett Helmkamp with a sweet Hat Trick with Poi.  Brent toured with the Spark! Circus in 2012 and is currently performing with Pyroscope Entertainment.  We caught up with Brent at [...]

Tutsdays: Morgan Goldberg | Contact Staff | Matrix Body Roll

By | November 17th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

Hey there folks!  It’s time for another edition of Tutsday, the tutorial series brought to you by the Flow Arts Institute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqAqSdm_ydk This week, we have one of our November Instructors of the Month - the solo and partner Contact staff innovator - Morgan Goldberg from Portland, Oregon. In addition to performing for various fire [...]

Tutsdays| Juan Guardiola Toss to One Handed Catch [Poi ]

By | November 10th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

Greetings, fine people of the flow arts! We are back this week with a treat for you poi spinners out there! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfrXFrwwcKA He has been traveling and teaching since the Summer of 2013, and in 2014, Juan performed in the Chicago Flow Show. Juan was even named one of the Flow Arts Institute’s Instructors [...]

Tutsdays | Jay Becker Antispins & Reels [Double Staff]

By | November 3rd, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEiMsmH-JnI Howdy folks! We are back for another entry into the catalog of Tutsdays, brought to you by the Flow Arts Institute.  This week we have a good friend of mine and fellow stick waver, Jay Becker.  Jay is part owner and lead creator at the awesome prop company Forged Creations.  Jay has been [...]

October 27 2015

Tutsdays: 3 Clubs Trapangle

By | October 27th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSMb4CT_uos Hey folks!  We are back with another edition of the Flow Arts Institute’s tutorial series, Tutsday! This week we have one for the club manipulators out there, the amazing Brian Thompson!  Brian has been training extensively in the juggling and flow arts worlds since he was just 10 years old.  He has taught [...]

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