What Am I?

I was honored when Eric Shibuya reached out to me to submit an article as a prominent black juggler for eJuggle. On one hand, it feels great to have your art and progress affirmed, to have your effort acknowledged, and on the other hand I have mixed feelings about the term black, that however is something I will address as …

The History of 6 Club Juggling

There is no more iconic juggling prop than the juggling club. Balls are used in lots of sports and activities. Rings aren’t obviously a juggling prop to most non-jugglers. But if someone sees three club-like objects, they immediately think of juggling. Today we will look at the early history of solo juggling with 6 clubs. However, let’s review the history …

Maruichi Senoh – Japan’s oldest juggling master

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Master Senoh has on his back the legacy of more than 400 years of history of traditional Japanese performing arts: Edo Daikagura. This style comes from the Kagura (entertainment for the gods), and from Edo (from the Edo or Tokugawa period). It began as a religious rite to ward off evil spirits and welcome the …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Lisa Komatsubara from New Zealand | Juggling balls and clubs

My name is Lisa Komatsubara, and I’m a professional juggler from Auckland, New Zealand. I’ve been juggling for over 14 years now and mainly specialize in juggling balls and clubs. This video was filmed in my beautiful hometown Devonport, New Zealand. You can follow my juggling here: https://www.youtube.com/LisaJuggler https://www.instagram.com/lisajuggler/

The Japanese Bottomless Basket

I’ve long been a fan of the big juggling props of the Gentleman Juggler era, such as the Kara Box, the Salerno Ring, and the Picture Frame Trick. If you’re not familiar with those three tricks, click here, here, and here to see video of them. We often consider those tricks to be old, as they were created in the …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Rocío Iriart from Argentina | Juggling

Hello, my name is Rocío Iriart. I’m from Argentina and my nickname is Magia Cautiva. This year I am reaching 4 years of juggling. The world of juggling I met almost three years into my trip. I love this discipline because through it I overcame many obstacles in my life, thinking that I could not achieve anything. With what I …

Historical Jugglers Quipzle

See also our previous Quipzle to understand better how this works. Theme: Historical jugglers Figure out the famous historical juggler or juggling act to solve the Quipzle (Commas separate names, and dashes separate syllables of a name) Example: Looked at- villain’s hideout- negative response = saw+lair+no= Salerno Hint: The sound of the clue is more important than the exact spelling. Good …

Interview with Camilo Londoño

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Camilo Londoño Cortes is a young and talented juggler born in Pereira, Colombia, in 1999. He began juggling at an early age. He was going to study mechatronics, but decided to pursue juggling. He studied circus at the National Learning Service (SENA) and he currently works in private events, in theaters, and at traffic lights …