Music and Juggling

Both juggling and music can be exhausting to perform and becoming successful at either one relies heavily on one’s ability to develop muscle memory as well as focused, repetitive training. Having spent an immense amount of time practicing juggling and studying music, I have become interested in analyzing their similarities, differences, and how they can function together. There are some …

“Burning Out”

When training with other jugglers, whether it be at a festival or a local juggling club, I am often warned in a joking manner not to “burn out.” The first few times that this was said to me I took it lightly and did not think much of it. Yet, the frequency with which this comment was made eventually got …

The “Correct” Way to Train Difficult Tricks

Within the juggling community, it seems a somewhat frowned upon practice to spend extended periods of time attempting a single difficult trick in front of a camera hoping to get lucky and eventually pulling it off. While I wouldn’t recommend making this a primary part of your regular practice routing, I do believe that one can experience significant progress and …

Long-Term Practice Structure: A Year of Juggling Without Time for Juggling

eJuggle is proud to present a brand new feature, “The Voice of Youth.” The initial article is written by the highly respected and articulate juggler, Jonah Botvinick-Greenhouse. This will be an ongoing feature, presented to give our younger jugglers a venue for their unique thoughts, ideas, and observations, no matter how conventional, unconventional, or radical as they may be.They must …