Learn to Play Poi!

If you’re new, start with our Guide to Manifesting Poi and Learning Your First Moves. If you already play poi, browse our library of free tutorials and our comprehensive step-by-step courses!

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Hyperloops! The in-depth guide!

Several videos to put you on the road to hyperloop mastery! 🙂

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10-pointed antispin buzzsaw flower, in-depth

Combining two 5-pointed antispin flowers makes a beautiful 10-pointed pattern, and it’s got a great flow!

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3 poi circles = 4-loop antispin and only 2-loop inspin... here's why!

Why do 3 poi-circles make 4-loop antispin, but only 2-loop inspin? Here’s why!

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Linking 4 Buzzsaw Flower Combinations with Poi Fu

4 videos taking you through 4 buzzsaw flower combos, and how to link them together with poi fu!

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Split-Opps Flower Crossers

This move combines split-time opposites poi, with one arm making box 4-petal antispin, and the other arm making horizontal 2-inspin… while the arms move same-same!

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Beginner Series: Week Two

Keep on learning poi moves with our free beginner series. Week two includes the butterfly and the 3-beat weave!

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Beginner Series: Week Three

Week three: If you learn it forwards, you’ve gotta learn it backwards too!

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Beginner Series: Week Four

Week Four: Keep on rolling!

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Beginner Series: Week Five

Week Five: Now the dancing begins!

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Beginner Series: Week Six

You’ve almost made it! Finish these videos and you officially know the basics! 🙂

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Spiral Wraps Behind the Head

Once you’ve learned spiral wraps, why not learn to do them different places?

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The Same-Time Turns from a Different Perpsective

Another way to look at hip reels and shoulder reels

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Teaching Tip: Start from the End

Some important theory for teaching poi

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Antispin Buzzsaw

Learn and master the antispin buzzsaw

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2, 3, 4, 5, 7, and 9-beat weaves

Nick explains and demonstrates the “beats” of weaves

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2-in-1s to transition between same-time and split-time

Important theory about rhythm and extensions as a means of shifting between modes

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The 2x2x2x2 antispin fountain - the easy way!

This move is easier than you may think… IF you know how to approach it!

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Overview of the poi basics

Here’s a quick overview of the poi basics, to help you know if you’re ready for an intermediate workshop or retreat

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Wall-plane flowers

Opening up the wonderful world of flowers on a wall plane in front of you

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Triquetras

Triquetras are 3-petaled flowers, or flower-triangles. They are magical.

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Turning with Antispin Flowers

Flowers are more fun once you can turn and dance with them!

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Poi health: Practicing extreme ranges safely

Learn to play safer in end-of-range positions

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A sequence of split-time patterns

Let’s link some patterns together!

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Mastering butterfly behind the back

Passing butterfly behind your back is one thing, doing it smoothly and with good planes is another

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Learning and mastering thread-the-needle

I teach this in the beginner series, yet here we’re going to go a bit deeper into it

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Infinite Spiral Wraps

Lock the poi between your wrists and spiral as many times as you wish!

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