IJA Challenge – Shoulder Balance Endurance

Congratulations to Adam Kapilow for winning last month’s challenge for the most Kendama/Ball in a cups in one minute, getting a total of 57 cups. 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 store credit! Congratulations Adam and well done! Thanks as well to our second place finisher, Ben Playter with 54 cups.

Hello, and thanks for coming to the IJA Challenge! The IJA Challenge is a monthly video contest put forth to the juggling community, in which anyone with a video camera to record an attempt with compete for a juggling/manipulation based world record set by Richard Kohut, the winners of which receive prizes for their achievement in breaking or tying his world record attempt. This also means the winner of each month’s contest will become a world record holder! So if you think you have the skills, set up your camera and give it a shot! You could be the best in the world at something and not even know it yet!

Entrants have 3 weeks from the posting of the video to submit their entry as a video reply on youtube, or the youtube link as a comment on the contest video, and must follow the rules for the month’s challenge. Prizes for the entrants are as follows:
1st prize – 1 Year IJA Membership and $40 IJA Store Credit
2nd Prize – $40 IJA Store Credit

This month’s challenge rules:
– May use any standard or junior size club
– Time starts when hand leaves club

DUE DATE FOR THIS MONTH IS AUGUST 9th.

Richard Kohut

Rich Kohut is an opinionated and very bold hobbyist juggler, most well known for producing the longest running juggling podcast “Jugglers On Juggling”, which is still going today. He’s not a bad juggler either, having qualified 7 rings many times, qualified 5 clubs, and placed second in the WJF Ring Intermediates competition.

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