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The word juggling derives from the Middle English jogelen (to entertain by performing tricks), in turn from the Old French jangler . There is also the Late Latin form joculare of Latin joculari , meaning to jest. [ 1 ] Juggling " may be used metaphorically, like "multi-tasking," to

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Many of the techniques found in contact juggling , such as balancing or rolling a single ball or palm spinning (see " Baoding Balls "), have been performed for centuries. More variations were introduced by vaudevillians such as Paul Cinquevalli . In 1986, American juggler Tony Duncan was reported

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Flourish (juggling) print that page


A flourish is a juggling club trick in which the performer spins the club around his fingers. The club actually makes two revolutions around its center of gravity , once on the medial side of the juggler's hand and once on the lateral side. This juggling -related article is a stub .

Torch (juggling) print that page


The two most common wicks used with juggling torches are: Kevlar para-aramid Cotton Both materials come in reels of material ranging from 13mm to 180 mm wide and up to 100 m long. Around 40–80 cm of wick is wrapped onto each torch. In general, it is best to use hard limiting devices

Meteor (juggling) print that page

A skill toy of Asian origin, the Meteor consists of a rope, usually between 5 and 8 feet long, with weights attached to either end [ 1 ] . Tricks are performed by swinging, wrapping and throwing the Meteor about the body. [ edit ] Origins The Meteor originated in China in prehistorical

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In toss juggling , objects — such as balls , bean bags , fruit , clubs , etc. — are thrown or tossed into the air and caught. Multiple objects may be thrown in succession, so that at a given point, some are in the air, going up, some are falling back towards the juggler's hands, some are

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This page lists many dates in which juggling has been recorded throughout history from 1994 BC to 1947 AD. This Egyptian wall painting (c. 1994-1781 BC) appears to depict toss jugglers Seated girl juggling . Fragmented tondo of an Attic red-figure kylix , 470–460 BC, Regional

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The term juggling club" can also mean a social organization where jugglers meet to practice and socialize. Clubs are sometimes referred to as "pins" due to their resemblance to bowling pins . However, the two vary greatly in construction, weight and weight distribution , and are not interchangeable

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. Because of rings' impressive appearance for their level of difficulty, they remain a popular juggling item [ citation needed ] . Contents 1 Use in Juggling 2 In Passing 3 Records 4 References [ edit ] Use in Juggling When juggled, rings are typically spun about their

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Multiplex (juggling) print that page

triangle triplex. [ edit ] Notation Siteswap notation is a way of writing down a key feature of juggling patterns: the order in which the balls are thrown. Multiplex throws are notated inside square brackets [ ]. For example, two balls held in the hand for a beat is notated [22] while

wikipedia.org | 2010/9/24 22:21:02