"It is our belief that juggling really isn't a spectator sport. It's one form of insanity we feel everyone has a right to experience." –Juggling for the Complete Klutz
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Author Archives: Jacob Charles
I recently shot with my Flip Video Camera some of the juggling tricks I’ve been working on. You practice all the time, but sometimes you need to see how it looks from the other side. You’ll notice little things that … Continue reading
I bought a Juggling Set today from Target for $2.50. It’s a clear plastic box with three “bean bag” juggling balls — actually polyester fiber packed with glass beads. The glass beads give the balls a nice weight. The relatively … Continue reading
Reporter Joshuah Bearman talked to gaming gurus Walter Day and Dwayne Richard for his Harper’s piece about competitive video game players, and describes flow states they sometimes enter when they’re playing. It’s a feeling you’ll probably experience when you’re learning … Continue reading
During an interview for a newspaper internship, an editor asked me what I like to do. Juggling, I told him. He didn’t understand at first. He thought I was going for the high school over-achiever cliche, like, I enjoy juggling … Continue reading
Sometimes I like to juggle to music. Techno and hip hop seem to work well because of the infectious rhythms. I once achieved an altered state of consciousness while juggling and listening to Erol Alkan’s “A Bugged Out Mix with … Continue reading
This thought from Seth Godin in his book “The Dip” might come in handy when you’re learning how to juggle 3 balls, and doing just about anything else in life, such as weight lifting or working on some other project: … Continue reading
I was probably around 9 years old when I first learned the basic juggling pattern with plastic grocery bags. I left juggling alone until I saw a documentary about jugglers when I was 14 years old. That’s when I finally … Continue reading
The day I decided to learn how to juggle 3 balls, I watched a documentary about juggling on TV. Unfortunately, I don’t know the name of the documentary, or even what channel it was on. I never saw it again.
The history of juggling goes way, way back. Case in point: the picture used in the header image is a depiction of hieroglyphs found in a tomb at an Ancient Egyptian cemetery site. The cemetery — called Beni Hasan (also … Continue reading