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September 25 2017

Tutsday – Greg Haskins – Snake Air Wrap

By | September 25th, 2017|FAI Tutsdays|

Happy Tutsday! Ready to learn a swifty poi trick? Greg is here to show us a slick combo called a snake air wrap. The prerequisites to this trick are split time, same direction and snakes. As you snake, one will be going over your shoulder, while one will be going underneath your armpit. As this movement flows, [...]

July 9 2016

FAI Instructors of the Month: July 2016

By | July 9th, 2016|Instructor of the Month|

Congratulations to Cassaundra Smyth, and Kevin Axtell for being chosen as FAI’s Instructors of the month! Cassaundra: Tell Us A Little About Yourself. I moved to California when i was 20. Lived in SoCal 5 years and now Oakland for a year. I spend my time trying to push my skill level in the arts that i [...]

December 21 2015

Vendor Feature | DrexFactor

By | December 21st, 2015|Flow Arts Discoveries|

  DrexFactor is an educational resource and supply store for poi, double staff, and fan performers around the world.  The business is run by Ben Drexler, a "world-renowned movement artist, circus performer, and dancer who has spent the past six years teaching and performing the art of poi spinning". He's taught at numerous festivals and [...]

April 7 2015

FAI Tutsdays: The Horizontal Ollie w/ Poi

By | April 7th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-YhZEITj24 Josh Tempest breaks down the horizontal ollie in today's tutsday feature. It starts off in horizontal floor plane split time to the left out in front and to the right.  Once you enter split time, catch your right poi with your left by throwing it into the open space. Instead of catching [...]

March 17 2015

FAI Tutsday: 3 Poi Stack Swaps

By | March 17th, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lq4GVs3BB4k Eli Harrod brings us 2 useful 3 poi tricks called stack swaps. For the first trick, start a wall side weave with 3 poi in your hands . Tuck the pinky side in your armpit getting the other 2 into split-opp. Toss the thumb side back and forth between both hands by tucking the [...]

February 3 2015

Tuesday Tutorial Feature: Contact Poi w/ Dave Statik

By | February 3rd, 2015|FAI Tutsdays|

http://youtu.be/y0U_5Nf7Ntw Dave Statik with a great contact poi trick/tutorial. Statik goes over the ins and outs of the 9 square Contact Poi Roll framework. Some of you might have seen Jeremiah Johnston recording this at Kinetic Fire 2014, but here's the recap for you. The goal is to combine contact rolls and flowers. It [...]

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