The Greatest Juggling Tricks Of All Time (Part 1)

When I first read descriptions of the acts of Enrico Rastelli and Alexander Kiss, I was quite sure that some of the tricks described were hyperbole. I believed that surely the writer had miscounted the number of props being juggled or combined tricks together in his memory. In one or two cases, this was exactly the case. Rastelli juggling 6 …

Juggler’s Scoop – December 7th, 2013

Juggler’s Scoop is a bi-weekly collection of the latest juggling videos and news bits from around the web.  Here’s the latest scoop! –  A Different Spin took to the stage on Friday the 13th for a terrifying performance. –  AZO has released his 2013 showreel. –  Ryan Mellors has launched a multiball project campaign. –  Norbi Whitney presents a hula …

IJA Tricks of the Month November 2013 by Conejo Lunar

This month we once again have the presence of Julius from Circo Desertico and our big friend Hector. Julius shows us a sequence with amazing balances. Jorge does two tricks with stage balls. For the first, he does various replacements and the second one is based on the theory of Santi Malabari. Hector performs interesting moves with clubs and Chema …

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IJA Funny Photo Caption Contest #5

Here we go with IJA Funny Photo Caption Contest #5… Firstly, congratulations to Warren Hammond for both quality and quantity, once again. The comment, “The devil had to resort to new tricks after losing his fiddle” was judged as the best one and wins Contest #4. There were some good entries and “Thanks” to all who took part in this one. …

The Origins of Ball Bounce Juggling

In the internet age, new innovations in juggling spread like wildfire. A new form of juggling can be seen by much of the world days after it’s first performed or even prior to anyone presenting it before an audience. Copycats can crop up almost immediately. One would think that this wasn’t the case 120 years ago, but that’s not necessarily …

Big Apple Circus, 2013- Luminocity

The Big Apple Circus is back again. Every year it’s pretty much completely different in terms of acts and themes. This year’s theme, “Luminocity,” puts you in the hustle and bustle of Times Square, New York, and the performers are just plain folks walking down the street under the bright lights and noise, each looking for an excuse to break …

Be Funnier with Scotty Meltzer: That’s Not Funny!

KATRINE: Client wants us to make jokes about cancer. SCOTT: How much does that pay? Katrine and I just finished doing three days of shows about cancer. This was not the easiest subject we’d ever been hired to write jokes about. Our client makes scanners and linear accelerators designed to find tumors and then blast them with radiation. They made …

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IJA Challenge – Ring Bouncing on Palm

Congratulations to Trevor Pearson for winning last month’s challenge for the most catches of a blind 3 ball box, getting 97 catches!  As the winner he will be receiving a full one year IJA Membership and $40 in IJA store credit! Congratulations Trevor and that was impressive as hell! Second place goes to me actually, for doing 35 catches in …

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Product Review: Three Finger Juggling “Danger Props”

Background Three Finger Juggling was founded in February of 2013 by British juggler Neil Redding and his American wife, Maureen. Based out of Muskegon, Michigan (USA), TFJ specializes in making juggling knives and other danger juggling props. Neil handles the design and manufacture of the props and Maureen sews and embroiders all the bags and oversees the sales side of …