These courses are the Lessons which are categorized and ordered for mastering poi step by step.

Responsive image Split Time Carry Turn

The beginners course who spin poi first time! You will be able to make basic trick after watching through these lessons. It is good to learn basic with the teacher again if you got these basic by yourself already.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
408 Forward Swing Backward Swing
409 Carry Turn
410 Split Time
411 Split Time Carry Turn
Responsive image Backward 3 Beat weave POV

The second Basic Poi Lesson, weave.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
420 Basic Wrist Move on Wheel Plane
421 Cross
422 2 Beat Weave
427 3 Beat Weave Forward
442 3 Beat Weave Back Ward
587 Backward 3 Beat weave POV
ID Title
ID Title
535 Stick type poi Basic Catch moves.
536 Stick type poi Basic Catch moves on Split Time
537 Windmil Wrist Move
538 Rhythm of the windmill
539 Catch on the wall plane
540 Windmill catch
541 Big Circle returning turn
542 Jumping Big Circle Pirouette.
Responsive image Crossed Arm Split Carry Turn

Step up from a basic moves, after mastering basic skill. It looks easy but actually hard even if you think you are advanced. You will be able to dance even more freely after watching throw these lessons!

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
449 Crossed Arm Carry Turn
450 Crossed Arm Split Carry Turn
Responsive image Reel Turn Pirouette

Once you have mastured Carry Turn and Reel Turn, you are ready to create new ways to turn by combining those two. In this lesson, I'm going to introduce them to you. There are various ways to turn, and I will introduce 180° Turn, meaning that you'll make a half pirouette when you turn from forward swing to backward swing, and 360° turn is a full 360° pirouette when you make a turn.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
482 Hip Reel / Low Reel
483 Shoulder Reel / High Reel
484 Reel Combination 180
485 Hip Reel Pirouette
486 Shoulder Reel Pirouette
487 Reel Turn Pirouette
Responsive image Split Reel Turn Pirouette

In this Course, I will show you how to do Split-Time Carry Turn and Split-Time Reel Turn and the combined movements of them. They're the cool stuff.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
488 Split Shoulder Reel : Windmill
489 Split Hip Reel : Watermill
490 Split Reel Combination 180
491 Split Carry Turn Pirouette
492 Split Shoulder Reel Pirouette
493 Split Hip Reel Pirouette
494 Split Reel Turn Pirouette
ID Title
ID Title
396 Reel Pirouette on Vertical position of Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
402 Quarter Anti Spin Flower Cap Extension Crosser Pirouette
403 Quarter Anti Spin Flower to Crosser
ID Title
ID Title
397 Split Butterfly Anti Spin Flower Brush Up
398 Clover Brush Up
399 Anti-Spin Butterfly Flower Brush Up
400 Split Same Extension Pirouette
401 Split butterfly extension turns
426 3/4 beats practice method of 4 petals anti-spin flower turn
Responsive image Arm Roll Outside

Basic Moves of Poi Manipulations

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
412 Swapping Poi
413 Toss: Single Spin
414 Toss : Single Spin Backward
415 Toss : Flat Spin
416 Cradle
417 Contact : Water Fall
418 Arm roll inside
419 Arm Roll Outside

The list of the moves wit

ID Title
ID Title
587 Backward 3 Beat weave POV
586 Weave Turn POV
585 Windmill POV
ID Title
ID Title
535 Stick type poi Basic Catch moves.
536 Stick type poi Basic Catch moves on Split Time
537 Windmil Wrist Move
538 Rhythm of the windmill
539 Catch on the wall plane
540 Windmill catch
541 Big Circle returning turn
542 Jumping Big Circle Pirouette.
ID Title
ID Title
470 C.A.P to S.B.Extention Turn.
471 CAP to S.B.A.F Turn
474 C.A.P Hyper-loop from Split Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
502 C.A.P Vertical linear Isolation S.B.A.F
Responsive image Snake out Stall

List of the isolation mov

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
393 Isolation Catch
404 wall plane isolation variation
500 S.B.A.F. Horizonal Linear Isolation catch
514 Front CAP | S.S.A.F x Isolation
531 Vojta's Pirouette
532 Snake
533 Snake out Stall
Responsive image Russian Shampoo Anti-Turn Pirouette

Lesson list of Anti-Spin Flower which is, Poi and arm moves the opposite direction and making beautiful patterns.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
426 3/4 beats practice method of 4 petals anti-spin flower turn
465 Clover Master No2 : 2/4 beat [ Half Flower ] Practice
475 Russian Shampoo Anti-Turn Pirouette
IAI
Responsive image Flip Up Start to weave

Connecting to a move from still position in a very short moment. It reminded me IAI Giri so calls it IAI.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
435 Iai Stall
436 IAI windmill Nuki
437 Kai IAI
461 Flip Up Start to weave
Responsive image Weave Turn POV

Weave moves which Poi moves as figure of 8.ィーブの動きです。

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
420 Basic Wrist Move on Wheel Plane
421 Cross
422 2 Beat Weave
427 3 Beat Weave Forward
442 3 Beat Weave Back Ward
462 Open arm butterfly to stall, weave turn combination.
503 4 Beat Weave Forward
507 5 beat weave Forward
508 4 Beat Weave Backward
509 5 Beat Weave Backward
587 Backward 3 Beat weave POV
586 Weave Turn POV
ID Title
ID Title
468 3 beat, 4 beat windmill
477 Windmill Split Stall Pirouette
534 コンボ 201507-1
537 Windmil Wrist Move
538 Rhythm of the windmill
539 Catch on the wall plane
540 Windmill catch
585 Windmill POV
Responsive image BTB Waistwrap 01- BTB Hipmill

The moves which is done around the waist on wall plane. You will need Reel, Hip mill, water mill to do waist warp move. You can also make the same move on high position around the neck.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
519 Neck Wrap
520 BTB Waist Wrap
521 BTH Neck Wrap
522 Full Waist Wrap
523 Full Neck Wrap
524 Hip mill
525 BTB Hip Mill
526 Shoulder Mill
527 BTH Shoulder Mill
528 Cosmo
529 Top Cosmo
591 Waist Wrap
593 BTB Waistwrap 01- BTB Hipmill
Responsive image Horizontal Hit

Lesson list related with Crosser move which moving with both arm crossed position.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
430 Half Extented weave to crosser
444 One side Extended Crosser Priouette
449 Crossed Arm Carry Turn
450 Crossed Arm Split Carry Turn
452 Half Extended 3 beat weave forward
453 Half Extended 3 beat weave backward
456 Half extended move to crosser
460 Horizontal Hit
Responsive image Windmill catch

Catching poi with the music! It is difficult to do with fire poi but can be done with all other poi. It is very much worth to learn for additional effective move for finish or break during your show.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
393 Isolation Catch
454 Float Down Catch - Neck Wrap
457 Float Up to Neck Wrap
459 S.B.A Horizontal Catch
500 S.B.A.F. Horizonal Linear Isolation catch
515 Around the neck catch and release
516 One Hand Practice | Around the neck catch and release
535 Stick type poi Basic Catch moves.
536 Stick type poi Basic Catch moves on Split Time
539 Catch on the wall plane
540 Windmill catch
Responsive image Arm Roll Outside

The moves to use poi as a contact ball.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
416 Cradle
417 Contact : Water Fall
418 Arm roll inside
419 Arm Roll Outside
ID Title
ID Title
534 コンボ 201507-1
Responsive image Snake out Stall

Lesson contains Stall move which is the moves that poi stall the rotation.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
395 Russian Stall
423 Top Horizontal Stall
425 Windmill Vertical Stall to Plane Change.
431 Open Vertical Stall from Windmill
436 IAI windmill Nuki
461 Flip Up Start to weave
462 Open arm butterfly to stall, weave turn combination.
467 Windmill Stall to Hyper-Loop
469 Butterfly Center Stall
474 C.A.P Hyper-loop from Split Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
478 Hit Plane Change to H Plane from Stall Chaiser
479 Hyper-loop combination from Split Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
480 BTB Up Stall
511 S.B.A.F Horizontal linear isolation Hyperloop
533 Snake out Stall
Responsive image Weave Turn POV

Lessons contain Turn move. Turn is very important moves to dance with poi freely.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
396 Reel Pirouette on Vertical position of Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
400 Split Same Extension Pirouette
402 Quarter Anti Spin Flower Cap Extension Crosser Pirouette
406 Extention Pirouette Steps
409 Carry Turn
411 Split Time Carry Turn
424 Waist-wrap Shot Stall
425 Windmill Vertical Stall to Plane Change.
426 3/4 beats practice method of 4 petals anti-spin flower turn
431 Open Vertical Stall from Windmill
441 Split Antispin Butterfly Flower Turn 3/4 beats Practice Method
449 Crossed Arm Carry Turn
450 Crossed Arm Split Carry Turn
451 Butterfly Extension Pirouette.
462 Open arm butterfly to stall, weave turn combination.
470 C.A.P to S.B.Extention Turn.
471 CAP to S.B.A.F Turn
475 Russian Shampoo Anti-Turn Pirouette
476 Vertical position isolated pirouette on Splite Buttefly Flower
477 Windmill Split Stall Pirouette
482 Hip Reel / Low Reel
483 Shoulder Reel / High Reel
484 Reel Combination 180
485 Hip Reel Pirouette
486 Shoulder Reel Pirouette
487 Reel Turn Pirouette
488 Split Shoulder Reel : Windmill
489 Split Hip Reel : Watermill
490 Split Reel Combination 180
491 Split Carry Turn Pirouette
492 Split Shoulder Reel Pirouette
493 Split Hip Reel Pirouette
494 Split Reel Turn Pirouette
495 BTH Horizontal Stall Practice Onehand with Contentious
497 Vertical Position Pirouette from Clover ( Split-Same Anti-Spin Flower )
499 Russian Shampoo Pirouette
531 Vojta's Pirouette
534 コンボ 201507-1
541 Big Circle returning turn
542 Jumping Big Circle Pirouette.
586 Weave Turn POV
Responsive image Toss : Flat Spin

List of moves om "toss".

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
412 Swapping Poi
413 Toss: Single Spin
414 Toss : Single Spin Backward
415 Toss : Flat Spin
Responsive image Hit Plane Change to H Plane from Stall Chaiser

The moves which change the direction by bouncing poi off your body.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
460 Horizontal Hit
478 Hit Plane Change to H Plane from Stall Chaiser
ID Title
ID Title
473 Floor Roll, Horizontal Buss Saw Roll
ID Title
ID Title
467 Windmill Stall to Hyper-Loop
474 C.A.P Hyper-loop from Split Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
498 Crosser Untangle Hyper-loop
511 S.B.A.F Horizontal linear isolation Hyperloop
Responsive image コンボ 201507-1

Hybrid move is that each poi moves differently and make one short move. These are the lesson which contains hybrid moves.ッドと呼びます。ハイブリッド系の動きが含まれるレッスンリストです。

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
429 Quarter antispin flower half extended crosser comb  コンビネーション
438 Half Extended 2 Beat Weave
456 Half extended move to crosser
530 Triquetra Flower
531 Vojta's Pirouette
534 コンボ 201507-1
Responsive image Butterfly Center Stall

The moves which poi spins opposite directions. Basic Butterfly spins in front plane of wall plane. We often call "Butterfly" instead of "Opposite Directions".

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
396 Reel Pirouette on Vertical position of Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
399 Anti-Spin Butterfly Flower Brush Up
401 Split butterfly extension turns
433 Split Butterfly Anti Spin Flower Practice - One Poi
434 Split Butterfly Antispin Flower practice - 2 Poi position to position
437 Kai IAI
439 Split Butterfly Anti Spin Flower practice Method 2/4 Beats
440 Split Butterfly Antispin Flower 3/4 beats Practice Method
441 Split Antispin Butterfly Flower Turn 3/4 beats Practice Method
451 Butterfly Extension Pirouette.
462 Open arm butterfly to stall, weave turn combination.
469 Butterfly Center Stall
ID Title
ID Title
473 Floor Roll, Horizontal Buss Saw Roll
Responsive image Big Circle returning turn

Arm and footwork Poi Exercise. It is good way to start poi practice, doing poi-chi without poi before your main practice. We call it "Poi-chi" since the way we move look like Tai-chi.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
400 Split Same Extension Pirouette
401 Split butterfly extension turns
406 Extention Pirouette Steps
451 Butterfly Extension Pirouette.
541 Big Circle returning turn
Responsive image Front D-CAP S.S.A.F

When one position like poi head or handle, moves in line, we call it "linear isolation". It is also known as "Float" These are the lessons contain linear isolation moves.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
394 Linear Isolation Hit & Wrap
454 Float Down Catch - Neck Wrap
457 Float Up to Neck Wrap
459 S.B.A Horizontal Catch
460 Horizontal Hit
500 S.B.A.F. Horizonal Linear Isolation catch
502 C.A.P Vertical linear Isolation S.B.A.F
511 S.B.A.F Horizontal linear isolation Hyperloop
512 Front CAP Horizontal linear Isolation S.B.A.F
513 Front D-CAP S.S.A.F
Responsive image BTB Waistwrap 01- BTB Hipmill

When poi moves front plane and behind plane on Wall plane, wrist makes reeling move. We call this wrist move as "Reel". There are also basic moves called "High Reel" and "Low Reel" which use "reel" wrist move.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
396 Reel Pirouette on Vertical position of Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
404 wall plane isolation variation
438 Half Extended 2 Beat Weave
482 Hip Reel / Low Reel
483 Shoulder Reel / High Reel
484 Reel Combination 180
485 Hip Reel Pirouette
486 Shoulder Reel Pirouette
487 Reel Turn Pirouette
488 Split Shoulder Reel : Windmill
489 Split Hip Reel : Watermill
490 Split Reel Combination 180
492 Split Shoulder Reel Pirouette
493 Split Hip Reel Pirouette
494 Split Reel Turn Pirouette
495 BTH Horizontal Stall Practice Onehand with Contentious
496 Split Top Stall Practice with one Poi
524 Hip mill
526 Shoulder Mill
527 BTH Shoulder Mill
532 Snake
533 Snake out Stall
591 Waist Wrap
593 BTB Waistwrap 01- BTB Hipmill
Responsive image Snake out Stall

List for my self. If you want to follow what Yuta does, watch them.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
393 Isolation Catch
394 Linear Isolation Hit & Wrap
395 Russian Stall
396 Reel Pirouette on Vertical position of Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
397 Split Butterfly Anti Spin Flower Brush Up
398 Clover Brush Up
399 Anti-Spin Butterfly Flower Brush Up
400 Split Same Extension Pirouette
401 Split butterfly extension turns
402 Quarter Anti Spin Flower Cap Extension Crosser Pirouette
403 Quarter Anti Spin Flower to Crosser
404 wall plane isolation variation
429 Quarter antispin flower half extended crosser comb  コンビネーション
436 IAI windmill Nuki
439 Split Butterfly Anti Spin Flower practice Method 2/4 Beats
443 Quarter Flower In-Stall
444 One side Extended Crosser Priouette
447 Split Stall Up
448 Split Stall Down
452 Half Extended 3 beat weave forward
453 Half Extended 3 beat weave backward
454 Float Down Catch - Neck Wrap
455 No Beat Rhythm Excercise
457 Float Up to Neck Wrap
459 S.B.A Horizontal Catch
460 Horizontal Hit
467 Windmill Stall to Hyper-Loop
495 BTH Horizontal Stall Practice Onehand with Contentious
496 Split Top Stall Practice with one Poi
497 Vertical Position Pirouette from Clover ( Split-Same Anti-Spin Flower )
498 Crosser Untangle Hyper-loop
499 Russian Shampoo Pirouette
531 Vojta's Pirouette
532 Snake
533 Snake out Stall
Responsive image FreeStyle 2015/7/1 Free Style 20150701

Free style performance archives. This is temporary idea archiving space for myself. This will be deleted when poi-uni opens.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
390 20141105 フリースタイル
391 20141125 Free Style
392 20131210
405 20141217-2
407 20141217-1
428 20150119
432 Pop Up Stall Start
445 2015-01-26
458 20150308
472 Free Style 20140409
481 フリースタイル 20150505
501 フリースタイル 20150701
504 FreeStyle 2015/7/2
505 FreeStyle 2015/6/29
506 FreeStyle 2015/7/1

Lessons listed by Teachers. Let's master "weave" move which is representative technique of poi.

Responsive image BTB Waistwrap 01- BTB Hipmill

Born in 1982, Ebino Miyazaki, Japan. Meet poi 2003 in Australia. Poi video 2005 hit the poi world and inspired many of the best spinners in the world today. To make even more wonderful poi world, Yuta is making poi-uni these days.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
393 Isolation Catch
394 Linear Isolation Hit & Wrap
395 Russian Stall
396 Reel Pirouette on Vertical position of Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
398 Clover Brush Up
399 Anti-Spin Butterfly Flower Brush Up
401 Split butterfly extension turns
402 Quarter Anti Spin Flower Cap Extension Crosser Pirouette
403 Quarter Anti Spin Flower to Crosser
404 wall plane isolation variation
406 Extention Pirouette Steps
408 Forward Swing Backward Swing
409 Carry Turn
410 Split Time
411 Split Time Carry Turn
420 Basic Wrist Move on Wheel Plane
421 Cross
422 2 Beat Weave
423 Top Horizontal Stall
424 Waist-wrap Shot Stall
425 Windmill Vertical Stall to Plane Change.
426 3/4 beats practice method of 4 petals anti-spin flower turn
427 3 Beat Weave Forward
429 Quarter antispin flower half extended crosser comb  コンビネーション
430 Half Extented weave to crosser
431 Open Vertical Stall from Windmill
432 Pop Up Stall Start
433 Split Butterfly Anti Spin Flower Practice - One Poi
434 Split Butterfly Antispin Flower practice - 2 Poi position to position
435 Iai Stall
436 IAI windmill Nuki
437 Kai IAI
438 Half Extended 2 Beat Weave
439 Split Butterfly Anti Spin Flower practice Method 2/4 Beats
440 Split Butterfly Antispin Flower 3/4 beats Practice Method
441 Split Antispin Butterfly Flower Turn 3/4 beats Practice Method
442 3 Beat Weave Back Ward
446 Split Stall Horizontal Top
447 Split Stall Up
449 Crossed Arm Carry Turn
450 Crossed Arm Split Carry Turn
451 Butterfly Extension Pirouette.
452 Half Extended 3 beat weave forward
453 Half Extended 3 beat weave backward
454 Float Down Catch - Neck Wrap
455 No Beat Rhythm Excercise
457 Float Up to Neck Wrap
459 S.B.A Horizontal Catch
463 Clover Master No1 : Practice with One Poi
464 Clover Master No2 : Transfer
465 Clover Master No2 : 2/4 beat [ Half Flower ] Practice
466 Clover Master No3 : Transfer
468 3 beat, 4 beat windmill
469 Butterfly Center Stall
470 C.A.P to S.B.Extention Turn.
471 CAP to S.B.A.F Turn
474 C.A.P Hyper-loop from Split Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
475 Russian Shampoo Anti-Turn Pirouette
476 Vertical position isolated pirouette on Splite Buttefly Flower
477 Windmill Split Stall Pirouette
478 Hit Plane Change to H Plane from Stall Chaiser
479 Hyper-loop combination from Split Butterfly Anti-Spin Flower
480 BTB Up Stall
481 フリースタイル 20150505
482 Hip Reel / Low Reel
483 Shoulder Reel / High Reel
484 Reel Combination 180
485 Hip Reel Pirouette
486 Shoulder Reel Pirouette
487 Reel Turn Pirouette
488 Split Shoulder Reel : Windmill
489 Split Hip Reel : Watermill
490 Split Reel Combination 180
491 Split Carry Turn Pirouette
492 Split Shoulder Reel Pirouette
493 Split Hip Reel Pirouette
494 Split Reel Turn Pirouette
495 BTH Horizontal Stall Practice Onehand with Contentious
496 Split Top Stall Practice with one Poi
497 Vertical Position Pirouette from Clover ( Split-Same Anti-Spin Flower )
498 Crosser Untangle Hyper-loop
499 Russian Shampoo Pirouette
500 S.B.A.F. Horizonal Linear Isolation catch
501 フリースタイル 20150701
502 C.A.P Vertical linear Isolation S.B.A.F
503 4 Beat Weave Forward
507 5 beat weave Forward
508 4 Beat Weave Backward
509 5 Beat Weave Backward
510 CAP | Front Clover X Center Circle
511 S.B.A.F Horizontal linear isolation Hyperloop
512 Front CAP Horizontal linear Isolation S.B.A.F
513 Front D-CAP S.S.A.F
514 Front CAP | S.S.A.F x Isolation
515 Around the neck catch and release
516 One Hand Practice | Around the neck catch and release
517 Split Time Russian Stall | S.S. Horizontal Stall
518 Waist Wrap
519 Neck Wrap
520 BTB Waist Wrap
522 Full Waist Wrap
523 Full Neck Wrap
526 Shoulder Mill
527 BTH Shoulder Mill
528 Cosmo
529 Top Cosmo
530 Triquetra Flower
531 Vojta's Pirouette
532 Snake
533 Snake out Stall
535 Stick type poi Basic Catch moves.
536 Stick type poi Basic Catch moves on Split Time
538 Rhythm of the windmill
539 Catch on the wall plane
541 Big Circle returning turn
542 Jumping Big Circle Pirouette.
587 Backward 3 Beat weave POV
586 Weave Turn POV
585 Windmill POV
591 Waist Wrap
593 BTB Waistwrap 01- BTB Hipmill
KiM
Responsive image Arm Roll Outside

People start calling KiM as "Poi Prince" since 2007 when he beat Yuta at JFF2007.

Lesson List
ID Title
ID Title
412 Swapping Poi
413 Toss: Single Spin
414 Toss : Single Spin Backward
415 Toss : Flat Spin
416 Cradle
417 Contact : Water Fall
418 Arm roll inside
419 Arm Roll Outside

All Lessons