Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Chops with Juggling Clubs

I like to Chop! With my Juggling Clubs, that is. Also with my Juggling Balls.

"Chops" is a juggling pattern that is done with 3 objects. While juggling three objects, a single Chop is a "wild and expressive" (as described by Charlie Dancey) diagonal downward sweep of one of the objects through the air, in front of the juggler's body. Therefore, Chops are a succession of these sweeps while juggling the three objects.

Here's an image of one of my practice sessions with Chops.




Chops is a juggling pattern that requires the juggler to have or develop intermediate to advanced levels of skill.


Jimmyjuggler Chops Juggling Clubs
A screenshot of the video captures a critical moment in Chops


Chops is not a form of martial arts, although it may be presented as such for entertainment. However it may be noted that Chops (and numerous other juggling patterns) requires strength, stamina, and speed.

If you found this post interesting, please check out my JimmyJuggler YouTube videos.

Thanks for reading!



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