Interview with Alex Koblikov and Sergey Akimov

Alex Koblikoff is the solo juggler for Grand Tour, the Big Apple Circus’ 38th season production in New York (see review here). His four minute routine is an exquisite dance of dazzling patterns immaculately combined. For his final trick, he multiplex throws ten balls, though he has done fourteen in practice. His graceful splits and five balls on the side …

Big Apple Circus: “The Grand Tour”

This year, The Big Apple Circus is back for their 38th season and almost all the acts are completely different from last year. And that includes a dynamite technical juggler, namely Alexander Koblikov from Ukraine (upcoming article/interview coming soon). After a dazzling company opening in which each act comes out and simultaneously does one trick (you don’t know where to look), …

Passing siteswaps with five clubs

Parsnip

Passing Siteswaps with five clubs Hi – my name is Brook and I’m a passing addict.  I’m going to be writing a series of articles with passing ideas to try – generally geared towards things I like doing.  I’ll try and keep a balance between more accessible and more challenging in terms of juggling difficulty, although they may all be …

Juggler’s Scoop – December 10th, 2015

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! – Voting is now open for the Top 40 Jugglers of 2015. – Voting is also now open for the Top 10 Poi Spinners of 2015. – Andreas displays his interesting club patters in ‘vutYTFRtdr‘. – Emily Cohen …

A Message from the Chairman, November 2015

The Holidays are right around the corner, and for many, it is a season of giving. If you need some gift ideas for jugglers that you know, check out the participating vendors in our Vendor Discount Program for a diverse selection of items at discounted rates for IJA members. If you do your holiday shopping online, a great way to …

IJA Tricks of the Month México December 2015 Cirkonvencion Mexicana by Edson Caballero

For the third year in a row, the “Tricks of the Month” of the IJA was recorded at the biggest circus meeting in all México, the “Circonvención Mexicana.” The jugglers celebrated the 10th anniversary of the “Conve,” showing their best tricks and sharing between them. From the north to the south of the big Mexican territory, the Circonvención brings everyone together once …

Juggling in the Netherlands

The European Juggling Convention of 2016 is going to take place in Almere, the Netherlands, next summer. Whether you will or will not attend the greatest juggling convention the world has ever seen (being a member of the organization, I might be a bit biased…), I hope I can interest you with my knowledge of Dutch juggling culture! Are you …