IRC South America 2015 Highlights Video

The 2015 IJA Regional Competition – South America, was hosted by La Conve Pie Derecho in Lima, Peru.  The event was part of a three day circus convention held at Lima’s Cultural Ministry in the heart of the city.  Not only was the Cultural Ministry supportive for the event, but the media of the city also showed strong support by …

Six handed siteswaps

The recipe •Take any siteswap. I’m going to choose the nine object pattern b9aab939abb6a69. •Subtract 6 from every number to give a derived siteswap. In my example the derived siteswap is 534453-334550403. (Despite the negative numbers, this is still theoretically a siteswap)! •Number the beats in a causal diagram as follows:•Now for the first beat, 1, add the first number …

Period 5 patterns / four handed siteswaps

The recipe •Take any siteswap. I’m going to choose the five object pattern 78622. •Subtract 4 from every number to give a derived siteswap. My derived siteswap is 342-2-2. (Despite the negative numbers, this is still theoretically a siteswap)! •Number the beats in a causal diagram as follows: •Now for the first beat, 1, add the first number in the …

Tricks in three count / causal diagrams

Causal diagrams were created by Martin Frost and they are the best tool for recording passing patterns and creating new ones. I will explain them by describing some tricks in three count, that way if nothing else, you can learn some nice tricks! But hopefully it will encourage you to try learning patterns by reading causal diagrams, and ideally you …