Massimiliano Truzzi – Legendary Juggler

Born in Lodz, Poland on December 4, 1903, Massimiliano Truzzi belonged to a famous Russian / Italian circus family. He learned to juggle from his father, who was an equestrian juggler, as well as from the legendary Enrico Rastelli, who worked for Circus Truzzi in Russia. In 1940 he came to the United States to work for the Ringling Brothers, …

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2012 Festival Video Part 2: Youth Showcase and Juniors Competition

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It's time for another batch of 2012 Festival Videos! These videos are completely free for viewing to IJA members. In this post, we take a look at some great up and coming jugglers that took to the stage at the 2012 IJA Festival by presenting the Youth Showcase and the Juniors Competition. There are still plenty of festival videos to come, so be sure to check back regularly.

– Youth Showcase
Here is a great montage video of the many talented jugglers that performed during the Youth Showcase show during the 2012 Festival.

– Juniors Competition
In this video, we present uncut routines from the Juniors Competitors. Performers include Danny Gratzer, Ethan Robison, Kellin Quinn, Jack Denger, Yoko Ono, and Ashley Ellis.

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You can copy and paste this URL to see the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SuCwOSv9vo

Be Funnier With Scotty Meltzer: Doctoring Jokes

“Doctor, the audience doesn’t laugh when I do this.” “Don’t do that.” To be a successful comedy writer, either for your own act or for others, you need to do more than write jokes. You also need to be able to fix jokes. Along with being a joke writer, you have to be a joke doctor. Now sure, you could …

IJA Challenge – 3 Ball Blind Box

Congratulations to Adam S. for winning last month’s challenge for the largest object juggled in a cascade under a standard household roof, managing to juggle 2 garbage bags, inflated to a full 8 cubic feet! You can view his winning video entry here. As the winner he will be receiving a full one year IJA Membership and $40 in IJA …

2012 IJA Festival Video Part 1: Gym Highlights, Joggling, Kendama, and More!

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You can copy and paste this URL to see the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SuCwOSv9vo
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The time has come! We are excited to bring you the first batch of videos from our 2012 festival video release. This is a first for the IJA, as traditionally, the festival video has only been available on VHS or DVD for purchase. Now, we are posting the entire 2012 festival video online, completely free to IJA members! Tune in regularly for new batches of videos for your viewing pleasure.

– Opening Montage

The 65th annual International Jugglers’ Association Festival took place July 16-22, 2012 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This opening video includes highlights from the week of festivities.

– Joggling

Clips from the 2012 World Joggling Championships, including the return of Albert Lucas.

– North American Kendama Open

Kendama was going strong in Winston-Salem with the North American Kendama open.

– Planting the Juggling Seed

Highlights from the Planting the Juggling Seed show, a free event that is put on for local youth. Performers include: Matt Hall, Cindy Marvell, St. Ignatius Circus Co., Reggie Moore, Christopher Haaser, Heather Marriott, Neil Jordaan, Ashley Ellis, Kellin Quinn, and Dave Finnigan.

– Gym

A highlight video of some of the action that took place inside of the gym.

YOU MUST BE AN IJA MEMBER TO READ SEE THE VIDEO…

You can copy and paste this URL to see the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SuCwOSv9vo

Life is Looking Up for Mark Angelo!

On September 11, 2012 Mark Angelo Peachock became a Guiness World Record holder by spit juggling two ping pong balls 212 consecutive times breaking the previous record of 186. That along with a recent appearance on the David Letterman Show plus a busy performance schedule means that life is looking up for this juggler. Mark is also a three time …

Book Review – Jugglers Galore

Paul Bachman, the very well-known juggling performer, historian, and collector, has recently published a wonderful book that anyone interested in juggling history should own.  Jugglers Galore is a hard cover pictorial collection that documents jugglers from the days of vaudeville up to the present time.  It contains 515 pictures from Paul’s personal collection, most of which have never been seen …

Obituary – Kumar Pallana

The juggling and entertainment world lost a star with the passing of Kumar Pallana on October 10th, 2013 at the age of 94. Born in India in 1918, he began performing juggling and singing at a young age despite not growing up in a show business family. Starting in 1939, he became successful performing for small Indian communities throughout Africa …

Tricks of the month September 2013 by “conejo lunar”

This month Los conejos come back to an outdoor location after 3 months. Jorge juggles 3 variations of a trick based on shoulder throws. Jafet makes exchanges behind the head and under his leg. The final trick is a seven clubs passing on prechac with the numerology 4 4 4 2p. This video is dedicated to all the people who …