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Archive for February, 2015

Week 4 Nica Sparks

February28

Well I’m  sitting at Southern Cross waiting for the train home – with fingers crossed that it won’t breakdown,  have a signal fault, or stop for a short stay-over in Bacchus Marsh.  What a wonderful session today with the NICA Sparks troupe,  Liz Skitch and Derek Ives. Much laughter and more tears. The confidence of […]

Bamboozle Shortlist

February25

We have now reduced the shortlist to around 20 people. They will be invited to come to Bamboozle Practice each Wednesday after school. 🙂 

New Diabolo Tricks

February24

We have been inventing new tricks.  So far we’ve invented ‘Rectangle’, ‘Skip and Spin’, ‘Invisible Man’, ‘Over the Top’, ‘Suicide Drop’ and ‘TNT Switch’.  We’ve also made a new combination, it is ‘Trampoline, Grind and then Whip Catch’.    Double Skip   Invisible Man   Over the Top   TNT Drop   Spin and Skip   

3rd Workshop at NICA Sparks

February23

First we played a game where we had to remember each other’s names.  We had to throw a ball at someone and call out their name.  Then we worked on performing. First we did single clowning, then we did duos. I did one with Charlotte. We had hats and a newspaper and we had to […]

1/2 Circus Skills

February22

Today I learnt to do helicopter and propeller using staff. I am now working on my technique for figure 8’s.  Connor  I can spin the hoop around my waist more than 100 times. I am now learning how to spin it in the opposite direction.  Ruby  I can spin the hoop around my waist. My […]

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FIRST NICA VISIT

February22

Last Saturday, I went to NICA for the first time.  We met the trainers, played ‘Ant Hospital’ as a warm-up, and did our stretches.  The trainers then split us into three groups for our three activities.  First I did acrobatics, and I learnt to do a rocket jump.  Then I did juggling and I learnt […]

OUR VISIT TO NICA

February22

I had a fantastic time at NICA and it was my first visit. Our first activity was ‘Ant Hospital’, then we did stretches, followed by our three hour workshop.  I started on hoops, and I learnt lots of new tricks.  My next rotation was acrobatics, where I learnt to do backward rolls.  My final activity was […]

Check out this, it is amazing…

February20

Check out the link to see a great sequence ~ Adagio 

Today the Grade 5/6’s

February17

Today we worked on our learning new skills related to our SMART goals. We had a lot of fun. We also looked at the Circus Blog and learnt how to make a post. Hopefully lots of people will post about what they were doing. 🙂 

GRADE 1/2

February17

Today some of the Grade 1/2’s had a lot of fun practicing their circus skills. They were all trying to achieve their first SMART GOAL. 🙂    

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