Harry Barrett – The Inventor of Boomerang Hat Juggling

The art of juggling with boomerang hats, also known as flying hats, has been popular for over a hundred years. One of the best boomerang hat jugglers is Argentinian superstar Paul Ponce. You can see his work with them below. The art of juggling straw hats by throwing them out over the audience was invented by American juggler Harry “Pop” …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Anny and Yosmar (Toti) from Colombia | Club Juggling

Anny Gómez Berrocal @annyberrocalps I am Colombian. I do circus because I am in search of the integral development of my being (physical, mental, psychomotor, intellectual). I am passionate about art; it is a very sensitive way of perceiving reality; it stimulates me; it amuses me. In the video I made sequences of manipulation, body tricks, contact, routines with basic …

The Swinging Knock Away Routine

A forgotten routine that was once somewhat common in a juggler’s repertoire is what I like to call the swinging knock away routine. In this series of tricks, the juggler places a cigarette in a volunteer’s mouth and has the volunteer hold small lighted candles in his hands and on his head. The juggler then swings a long string with …

2018 IJA Festival Video Part 4

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IJA Tricks of the Month by Andes Show from Taiwan | Diabolo

We are diabolo players from Taiwan and we have played diabolo more than ten years. We’re really thankful for this chance that IJA gave us. We hope that we are able to walk the road of acrobatic performance – a road as long and high as the Andes. We believe that due to the fact that all members possess differing …

La Real Esa Obituary

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The community of jugglers of South America lost one of its greatest stars: Francy Katherine Suavita Niño, known as “Katty,” or “La Real Esa.” She was born on September 24, 1985, in Bogotá, Colombia. Since she was a child, she became interested in riding a bicycle, learning to play musical instruments, learning juggling, theater, and …

Two Novel Methods of Teaching A Three Ball Cascade

When teaching very young children to juggle, most jugglers choose to use scarves to try to slow down the juggling pattern. This addresses the biggest challenge that young children face in learning a three ball cascade, which is the problem of hand speed. However, the use of scarves has one very giant drawback. There is very little carry over of …