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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.

July 28 2015

Tutsday: Rope Dart Tricks

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:31+00:00 July 28th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays| Hello good people of the flow arts, It is that time again!  It is time for this week’s edition of the Flow Arts Institute’s Tutorial series, Tutsday! This week we have Eli Pearsall teaching the Rope Dart technique “The Falling Sky”. Eli is a member of the Fire Technicians from St. Louis, MO. [...]

Tutsday Fancy Poi Tricks w/ Keith Marshall

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:32+00:00 July 21st, 2015|FAI Tutsdays| Hey there folks! It is time for this week’s entry of the Flow Arts Institute’s tutorial series, TUTSDAY!! This week we have dug into the archives to find this gem from FireDrums 2013.  The amazing Keith Marshall shows us how to add movement and character to poi tossing.  Keith hails from Scotland and [...]

Tutsday: H-Staff Demo

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:32+00:00 July 14th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays| Hey there folks! It is Tuesday and you know what that means!  Yes, that is right. It is time for this week’s edition of the Flow Arts Institute’s tutorial series, Tutsday! This week we have a relatively new prop, The H- Staff, brought to you by Ken Hill and the fine folks over [...]

Tutsday: Spin Fans Like Staffs

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:34+00:00 July 7th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays| Hello again everybody! We are back with this week’s entry of the Flow Arts Institute’s Tutsday series!  This week we have Sassy Cassie from Atlanta, GA, teaching a recap on her workshop at FLAME 2014, How to Spin Fans Like Double Staves. Let’s begin! Cassie begins by demonstrating the orientation of the fans. [...]

June 23 2015

Tutsday | Drex Inspins and Pendulums

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:36+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|FAI Tutsdays| This week’s edition of the Flow Arts Institute’s Tutsday series is brought to you by one of the most popular poi spinners on the Internets, Ben Drexler!  His extensive tutorial collection is a testament to this man’s love for poi. In the video recap of the technique he taught in a class at [...]

Tutsday– Together Time Opposite Direction

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:37+00:00 June 16th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays| This week’s tutsday is the last of the foundation pieces for the Vulcan Tech Gospel which is a notation style for spinning developed by Noel Yee et. al. Noel shows us and explains that Together Time Opposite Direction which can be abbreviated as Tog-Opp is when both hands move in opposite directions but [...]

Tutsday- Wrist Warmup for Flow Artists w/ Andrew Knight

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:38+00:00 June 2nd, 2015|FAI Tutsdays, Flow Arts Life Hacks|   Andrew Knight is a Yoga Alliance instructor and multi prop flow artist.  In this video, he presents some key wrist warmups for flow artists of all sorts. Stretching before spinning can increase flexibility, increase strength and most importantly prevent injury. These stretches can be done either sitting or standing depending on your [...]

May 20 2015

Tutsday 5/19/15 Buzzsaw Weave

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:39+00:00 May 20th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays| Zan Moore  is known for his expertise in the theory and technique of poi and staff spinning, Zan has given workshops around the U.S. and abroad. Here he presents to you the Buzzsaw Weave. This is a 3 Beat weave that travels through the space between  your arms. This move is done in [...]

Point Isolations and Hybrids from Aaron Hall

By | 2017-02-27T17:18:41+00:00 May 5th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays| Aaron Hall is a fantastic spinner from Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  He recaps a fairly useful trick that he presented during his workshop at Kinetic Fire. He breaks down the concept of a Point Isolation with your poi, but obviously, you can extend these principles to clubs, double staffs, and perhaps even mini hoops! [...]

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