Plate Juggling Tutorial

Plate juggling was a popular part of the Restaurant Juggling and Gentleman Juggling genres. You can read my previous article about Restaurant Juggling by clicking here. I’ve also written an article about numbers juggling with plates, which can be found here. In the following tutorial, we won’t cover technique on plate spinning, plate waltzing, or boomerang plates, but will instead explore some novel tricks and moves that can be done while toss juggling plates.

Basic Plate Juggling Patterns

Flipping The Plate

Elbow Stalls

Head Stalls

There are many other tricks that can be done using plates, but learning the skills taught here will give you a great start on your plate juggling adventure.

David Cain is a professional juggler, juggling historian, and the owner of the world's only juggling museum, the Museum of Juggling History. He is a Guinness world record holder and 16 time IJA gold medalist. In addition to his juggling pursuits, David is a successful composer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and singer as well as the author of twenty-six books. He and his children live in Middletown, OH (USA).

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