Art and Juggling for Ukrainian Children

(Haz clic aquí para español.) (日本語はこちら) Since the beginning of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, more than 6.5 million people, including men, women, boys, and girls, have left Ukraine to take refuge in European countries such as Poland, Romania, Slovakia, among others, according to data from the international organization for migrations, associated with the UN. According to UNICEF, since February 24, 2022, …

One of the Strangest Shows in the History of Juggling

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Martin Laurello was known as “The man with the rotating head” or “The owl man,” because he could turn his head 180 degrees: his nose was aligned with his spine. That peculiarity brought him contracts with different circus companies. Let’s see a little about his history. Martin Emmerling was born in Nuremberg, Germany, on May …

The Tossing Testros

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The juggling pair The Tossing Testros had one of the best shows of the first decade of the 20th century in Australia, and one of its members was considered “the best Australian juggler ever produced.” This was stated by the Truth newspaper, in its edition of Saturday, March 25, 1916. The Tossing Testros was a …

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 …