Review of Leif Pettersen’s ‘Throwing Up’

Throwing Up: Notes from 35 years of juggling Leif Pettersen, privately published, Minneapolis, MN, http://leifpettersen.com/, 2018. 173pp. ISBN: XXX-X-XXX-XXXXX-X Throwing Up is a “semi-autobiographical” book based on the author’s life and understanding of Juggling and its various assets such as “sport, art, and act of juggling.” The author, Leif Pettersen, taught himself to juggle in 1982, attempted a performance career …

Pemani

Pemani (1925 – 2011) was born Peter Mark Nielsen in Aarhus, Denmark. As a boy, Peter worked as a zookeeper at the Aarhus Zoo. One day the manager of the zoo, a former circus performer, challenged Peter to learn to stand and balance on top of a large ball that had been used in a sea lion act, promising to …

2018 IJA Festival Video Part 2

NOTE: While most articles on eJuggle are free to the public, this exclusive content is for IJA members only. If you’re a member, Sign In on the top to read the full article. If you’re not a member, read about the benefits of IJA membership and register today!
————————————————
As a benefit of being a member of the IJA, we are excited to share with you, free of charge, the full DVD footage of the IJA Festival 2018.

SORRY, YOU MUST BE AN IJA MEMBER TO WATCH THE FULL VIDEOS…

Watch the trailer:

————————————————
This exclusive article is for IJA members only. Click here to find out how to gain access to members only content on eJuggle as well as other benefits.

The “Correct” Way to Train Difficult Tricks

Within the juggling community, it seems a somewhat frowned upon practice to spend extended periods of time attempting a single difficult trick in front of a camera hoping to get lucky and eventually pulling it off. While I wouldn’t recommend making this a primary part of your regular practice routing, I do believe that one can experience significant progress and …

IJA Tricks of the Month by the Berlin Passing Girls from Germany | Club Passing

We are Jana, Sandra, Carlotta and Ronja, and we met in Berlin in the youth circus “Juxirkus” where we got familiar with different circus disciplines. As a group of four we specialise in club passing since 2010. Being four offers lots of possibilities that we are thrilled to explore. We focus on visual patterns that evolve through the diverse positions …

1

Interview With Erik Åberg – Juggler, Historian, and Inventor

Erik Åberg is a Swedish juggler, juggling historian, and inventor who is known for a wide variety of accomplishments both within the juggling community and outside of it. He is one of modern juggling’s most respected thinkers, researchers, and inventors, as well as being an in-demand performer. Let’s learn more about Erik and his diverse body of work. Can you please …

2018 IJA Festival Video Part 1

NOTE: While most articles on eJuggle are free to the public, this exclusive content is for IJA members only. If you’re a member, Sign In on the top to read the full article. If you’re not a member, read about the benefits of IJA membership and register today!
————————————————
As a benefit of being a member of the IJA, we are excited to share with you, free of charge, the full DVD footage of the IJA Festival 2018.

SORRY, YOU MUST BE AN IJA MEMBER TO WATCH THE FULL VIDEOS…

Watch the trailer:

————————————————
This exclusive article is for IJA members only. Click here to find out how to gain access to members only content on eJuggle as well as other benefits.

IJA Tricks of the Month by Frida Odden from Norway | Ball Juggling

My name is Frida Odden Brinkmann, I come from a small town in Norway called Fredrikstad but I live in Oslo. I’ve been juggling since the age of 9, professionally since 2005. I love to juggle balls and bouncing balls, and I like to practice the same trick over and over again until it’s perfect. I guess I’m more intro …

Circus Abyssina: Ethiopian Dreams

Abyssina is a term that refers to the ancient Ethiopian kingdom. Their show is being presented in the New Victory Theater in Manhattan. In February The New Vic will be showing, “A Simple Space,” a show of acrobats using no props or riggings. The Ethiopian circus includes many acrobats, foot juggling with rug spinning, a Reisly act, aerial acts, a …