eJuggle: Tutorials

IJA Ball Juggling Tutorial – Dots Patterns – Mike Moore – Patreon Sponsored

Mike Moore teaches the grips and form necessary for anyone who wants to try out the exciting world of DOTS.  Mike was originally shown dots by the legendary Michael Falkov in 2013.  Finally, he’s able to help others learn them as well! This video was made possible by the generous donors who have given to the IJA through Patreon! If …

Functional Juggling Warm Ups – [Pearls of Juggling Articles]

There are many ways to warm into juggling. – This includes the juggler’s all time favourite… of not warming up at all! 🙂 Some of us train progressively with props, starting off perhaps with just one prop. Others enjoy jogging, (or joggling), skipping a rope, push and pull up type exercises… Others like Yoga based exercises and perhaps Feldenkreis or Alexander …

The Modern Manipulator – A Juggling Book From 1910

I have a very good library of juggling books, including many volumes that are quite old. Recently I was looking over an old bibliography of juggling books and noticed a couple that I wasn’t aware of. One of these was a book from 1910 called The Modern Manipulator by Carl Martell. I contacted my fellow juggling historian Erik Aberg and …

Ball Spinning: History, Performers, and Tips – Part 2

As I stated in part one of this series, I get asked a wide variety of juggling related questions on a daily basis. One of the areas I get asked the most about is the topic of ball spinning. I’ve had to type the same basic information about ball spinning over and over again, so I thought I could help …

Ball Spinning: History, Performers, and Tips – Part 1

As a professional juggler, juggling historian, and juggling coach, I get asked a wide variety of juggling related questions on a daily basis. One of the areas I get asked the most about is the topic of ball spinning. I’ve had to type the same basic information about ball spinning over and over again, so I thought I could help …

Joe Marsh’s Novelty Juggling Tricks – Volume 3

Joe Marsh was a well-known British juggler famous for inventing the Golf Club Balance Trick. Joe was also a cartoonist and loved to create cartoons and sketches of obscure novelty juggling tricks. I have a large collection of these that appeared in the Juggler’s Bulletins and IJA Newsletters during the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. Today I want to share some …

Joe Marsh’s Novelty Juggling Tricks – Volume 2

Joe Marsh was a well-known British juggler famous for inventing the Golf Club Balance Trick. Joe was also a cartoonist and loved to create cartoons and sketches of obscure novelty juggling tricks. I have a large collection of these that appeared in the Juggler’s Bulletins and IJA Newsletters during the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. Today I want to share some …

Joe Marsh’s Novelty Juggling Tricks – Volume 1

Joe Marsh was a well-known British juggler famous for inventing the Golf Club Balance Trick, which you can see below. You can see Joe performing in the follow video, taken from the film Follow A Star (1959). Joe Marsh juggling in ‘Follow A Star’ 1959 Joe was also a cartoonist and loved to create cartoons and sketches of obscure juggling …

Winners! – 6th Annual Video Tutorial Contest – 2016

Hey everyone! It’s time to wrap up the 2016 Video Tutorial Contest.  This was the sixth edition of the event, which started in the Fall of 2009.  To date, the contest has brought 291 tutorials to the web – free for anyone to learn from.  Tutorial Contest entries have been viewed well over one million times, and form over 50 …