Sphero – Macrolab Choreography

Woah, flashback to late 1990’s Aerotech Glowball juggling routines.

In a ploy to get contact jugglers everywhere to open their wallets*, Orbotix have announced a smartphone app (Android only at the moment) which will control and choreograph multiple Spheros at the same time and they now ship Sphero internationally.

Previously on MoM.
More info.
Will we fall for it? You bet ya we will. iMark, it’s time to get your checkbook out..again.

Sphero Robotic Ball

ZOMG! I’m just going to write it once but you can pretend it is repeated for about ten pages. Robotic ball, controlled by your smartphone. And it glows. It’s like all your CJ glow pron dreams come true at once. Oh yes it is. Don’t try and say otherwise.

GoSphero’s Channel has lots more videos of it scaring kids and chasing cats and that sort of thing, or you can check out their website: gosphero.com

I for one welcome our new robotic…. etc.

Made in Taiwan [Trailer] : New Diabolo vid on the download market

New 25 minute juggling film from Arjan Groenendijk:

Made in Taiwan, as the title implies, is shot in Taiwan over a period of 6 weeks during Arjan’s internship at MHD. The editing is done by Martijn Halekor and the music is provided by Bas Septer (Substrate). The collaborative effort between these three creators has resulted in a 25 minutes long diabolo film. The 10 chapters contain Arjan’s unique diabolo manipulations and innovative, technical diabolo juggling.

Download the full video at arjangroenendijk.nl

Only € 5 for a dose of inspiration (not to mention funding a very talented artist)

Social Siteswaps- Juggling DVD

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_G74eLnK1U&feature=sub OMG so many weird patterns! You can buy the DVD at Media Circus for 25% off until December 31st. That’s like £14.99, or $25, or €17.50, or ¥5200! Also look at all those great jugglers down there!

Trailer for Social Siteswaps, a 3 hour educational/inspirational film about passing patterns in all shapes and sizes.

Jugglers: Malte Steinmetz, Sylvain Garmavault, Pablo Medina Abellan, Annete Gliwa, Sylvain Garnavault, Frederike Gestner, Doreen Grossmann, Joelle Huguenin, Kim Huynh, Florian Marienfeld. Manuel and Christoph Mitash aka Jonglissimo, Daniel Sánchez, Daniel Sánchez, Daniel shultz, Inaki Fernandez Sastre, Lyse-Hélène Legrand, Frida Odden, Denis Paumier, Jochen Pfeiffer, Owen Reynolds, The Tesfamariam Brothers aka Bibi and Bichu, Jon Udry, Guy Waerenburgh, Luke Wilson

Recommended balls for 1 ball Contact Juggling

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsH4y76fqDw Dawn (with a bit of help from Ryan and Drew) has put together this video, aimed at beginner contact jugglers, which discusses the different ball options available for 1 ball contact juggling.
Jea9 balls – 125mm/5″ mister babache Stage ball
Acrylic balls, 75mm, 100mm and 120mm (3″/4″ and 4.75″)
100mm/4″ Hard stage balls
100mm/4″ Stage balls (squidgy)
100mm/4″ Sil-X balls
Wooden balls
Fushigi balls (sorry for mentioning the f-word)
An Orange
Tennis ball and a
Tea cup.


“The 4 Basic Isolations” – new Hoop Isolation workshop video.

Ryan Mellors has just released a 30 minute hoop manipulation tutorial video/workshop called “The 4 Basic Isolations”.

It is only $5 to download until October 1st.  Highly recommended for all people interested in hoop manipulation.

Click here for more info.

Home of Poi.com currently have Isolation hoops in stock.