Resources — Tips & Tricks

Size Guide

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Size Guide

With so many prop variations available, it’s hard to know which one is right for you. We’ve put together this handy size guide to help make that decision process a little easier.

It’s important to remember that this is a guide only. Everyone is different, and what works for one person may not work for someone else, and that is perfectly ok! This guide is a great place to get started, but we do recommend playing with different sizes and styles of prop to work out which ones best fit you and your wonderfully unique style.

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New Year, New Skills

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New Year, New Skills

One of the things I love most about flow arts is that the skills we learn and develop when spinning translate into other areas of our lives. It takes patience and persistence to learn a new technique/move/trick – it’s not common practice to continue swinging something around after you’ve hit yourself in the face with it over, and over, and over again. But if you want to learn that thing, you need to persevere through the bashing and be patient with the knowledge that (as Mainland so eloquently said) good things take time.

This is true for other areas of our lives too. It takes patience to maintain healthy relationships (among other things). It takes persistence to finally nab your dream job. It takes focus and determination to finish that project you’ve been working on. All skills that can be honed through flow arts.

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Leeeaving on a Jet Plane - Flying with your Props

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Leeeaving on a Jet Plane - Flying with your Props

Summer often means travel – road trips, scenic train rides, getting out on the water and up in the air. As flowmies, we like to have our props with us wherever we go, but what are the rules around flying with props? There are many horror stories out there of people having their props confiscated at the airport, or even not being allowed into their arrival country with them. So, we’ve put together a handy guide with a few things you can do to minimise any potential hassles, and the risk of getting your prop confiscated at the gate.

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The Tip of the Iceberg - an Introduction to Flow Arts

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The Tip of the Iceberg - an Introduction to Flow Arts
The first in a series of introductory articles, this piece will cover the basics of what flow is, and introduce you to some of the more common props in the flow arts world.

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