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 …

What A Show! – Four Famed Juggling Troupes In One Circus: Part 1

(日本語はこちら) Two years ago, my brother Scott and I wrote an article discussing ideal years to time travel to in order to see the greatest number of iconic jugglers of the past.  You can read that article here. But what if you could only see one show from history? What single performance would allow you to glimpse the most juggling …

IJA Tricks of the month by Victor Moiseev from Ukraine | Juggling balls

I specialize in horizontal juggling (aka pendulum juggling) with big balls, metal poles, and LED balls. I have been performing this act for 12 years now with this type of juggling and manipulation. Usually I don’t like to talk about strings and how I use them. I have been working on many different types of rigging. For some I use …

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 …

The Sloped Net Learning Method

(日本語はこちら) When teaching a beginner how to do a three ball cascade, many juggling instructors, myself included, suggest that the student stand with their front thighs against a table, bed, or couch. That way, when drops occur, it is easier to pick up the dropped ball from the piece of furniture rather than from the floor. A few others have …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Nicolas Fuentes “Pajarito” from Chile | Juggling Clubs

Hello! My name is Nicolas Villalobos Fuentes; they call me little bird. I am from the commune of Buin, Metropolitan Region of Chile, and I have been juggling for approximately 6 years. I like to train and play juggling because I fall in love with the infinity of variations that can be found in objects. I recorded the video in …

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 …

Toss Juggling Props With Curved Handles

(日本語はこちら) One of the rarest categories of juggling props are items that juggle like clubs (meaning they are usually flipped once or in multiples of 360 degrees), but that have a curved handle resembling part of a ring or hoop. I can only think of five examples of such props. Let’s take a look at them. The first example is …

Blue Man Group

The show begins. The Blue man grasps a bottle of paint. He holds a canvas. He drinks the paint (or more accurately fills his mouth with it). He spins the canvas on his hand and spits the paint into it. Viola. Spin Art. Ok- Spit Art. Blue Man number two. He throws marshmallows at number one. #1 catches them in …