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History of juggling print that page


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

Juggling print that page


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

Modern juggling culture print that page


Since the late 1980s, a large juggling culture has developed, revolving around local clubs and organizations, special events, shows, magazines, websites, Internet forums, competitions and juggling conventions . Populating the scene are many juggling celebrities who are notable for being

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The various codes of football share the following common elements: Two teams of usually between 11 and 18 players; some variations that have fewer players (five or more per team) are also popular. A clearly defined area in which to play the game. Scoring goals or points , by moving the

Cigar box (juggling) print that page

generally with a felt like material. Rather than the 'flowing' style of the more traditional ball juggling cigar boxes have what is often referred to as a 'stop-and-start' style. In effect, this means that after the majority of tricks the boxes return to the home position (three or more boxes

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Contact juggling print that page

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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Toss juggling print that page


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

Juggling club print that page

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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Forms of juggling print that page


This is an outline of the most popular forms of juggling as practiced by amateur, non-performing, hobby jugglers. This list is based on the current trends in the Western world (Europe and North America) for ball, club and ring juggling , and is not exhaustive. Jugglers do not consciously

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