Interview with Ónodi Bence

(Haz clic aquí para español.) (日本語はこちら) If you’re not a fan of JugglingRecords, the name Ónodi Bence probably wouldn’t have sounded familiar to you until a few days ago when he changed the world of juggling world records. Ónodi broke Ofek Snir’s previously unbeatable world record of five balls. The record, which was in 2h41m27s, now marks a time of …

Juggling Kids – Part IV

(Haz clic aquí para español.) (日本語はこちら) In the fourth part of the Juggling Kids series, I will show you two young people from different cultures, but with great talent blossoming. The objective of these articles is to introduce future jugglers and support them in their artistic careers. If you haven’t read any of the three parts you can see them …

Salerno Ring Variations

(Haz clic aquí para español.) (日本語はこちら) The Salerno ring is becoming a very popular balance structure used by modern jugglers, although it is not always manipulated as it traditionally was. It was created by Adolf Behrend, known as Salerno (1869-1946). The original trick consisted of a large wide ring where a billiard ball was rotated inside; the ring was attached …

Three Curious Juggling Patents – Part I

(Haz clic aquí para español.) A small idea can change the order of the world. The great inventions that revolutionized society were born from a thought that materialized little by little. To care for and give recognition to the authors, patents were created. With this, the creators protect their inventions from imitators, preventing others from making money with other people’s …

Soviet School of Juggling – Cold War on Juggling

Alexander Kiss. (Haz clic aquí para español.) What is known as the Cold War was an indirect conflict between the two world powers of the time: the capitalist bloc, led by the United States; and the communist bloc, headed by the former Soviet Union. The rivalry of both was not only in the political, economic, social, and technological fields, but …

Training manual, by Mikhail Rudenko

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The following training manual may be one of the most complete in juggling, because, in addition to having an excellent training methodology and in-depth and innovative research, it offers recommended nutrition plans and sports disciplines to bring the body to a linear state with the juggling game. It was designed by the Ukrainian juggler Mikhail …

Bingaro, a Juggler from the Year 1065

(Haz clic aquí para español.) (日本語はこちら) The following story was published in the German newspaper Der Adler (The Eagle) on April 30, 1840. It is written in a kind of old German, so there were a couple of paragraphs that could not be translated; others were omitted for lack of context in the text. The story concludes with the visit …

Jugglers in Their Childhood – Part I

(Haz clic aquí para español.) (日本語はこちら) Are you able to recognize these jugglers just by seeing what they were like in their childhood? In this article, which is different from the ones I do on eJuggle, you will see what some jugglers were like in their early years and what they are like now. Important notice: the following images may …

9 Ukrainian Jugglers

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Perhaps, at some point, you have thought that some of the following jugglers on this list are Russian. It is a surprisingly common mistake, especially in Western countries, since Ukraine and Russia share history, culture, etc. To clarify this topic a bit, I wanted to make a compilation of 9 Ukrainian jugglers. Some are in …