This tutorial demonstrates and explains the five best known basic techniques: Circus Crack, the Underhand, Forward, Horizontal & opposite Horizontal Crack. It goes into detail on the various techniques and points out the most common beginner mistakes. In the end, you will learn a combination of four cracks. This instruction video focuses on people who are interested in the art of whip cracking, but have never wielded a whip before. It’s a lesson for true beginners. For advanced practitioners, this tutorial offers the chance to review one’s own basic techniques in detail
This Volume builds on Volume I’s foundation as the middle of the “Whip Basics” trilogy. It explains the “Figure Eight” (fast & slow Figure Eight), a variation of the Forward Crack, the Coach-man’s Crack, a new 10-Crack-Routine and focuses on target work. The in-depth demonstration of the various techniques once more points out the trip hazards for beginners.This tutorial, however, is only recommended to advanced students, or those that have worked their way through Volume I with success. And even if you’re already a seasoned whip cracker, Robert Amper has some unique teaching methods that will give you the tools to teach others.
As the third part of the “Whip Basics” series, Volume III directly builds on Volume II, and among other things explains the Figure Eight Overhead, how to safely turn during complex routines, and also goes into detail on wrapping objects and persons safely. As conclusion, the combinations from Volume I and Volume II will be merged and extended into a Combination of 23 cracks. This tutorial, however, is only recommended for advanced students, or those who have worked through Volumes I & II entirely and successfully. In this tutorial, Robert Amper once more offers hints and ideas to whip coaches and advanced students in order to teach with success. Robert Amper tells you how to ask the right questions, various things to watch out for and most of all make an informed decision when buying a whip.
One of the most successful whip tutorial series is continued in Volume IV. While the first three DVDs covered techniques around the various cracks and routines, Volume IV looks at maintenance and handling of whips. Volume IV tells you how to get leather whips through the winter, how to make nylon or polyester crackers and various methods to attach them and also explains in detail how to change a fall without cutting your whip!
It will, moreover, give you hints to improve your own training and an overview and illustration of various whip types. On top of that it will give you tips and tricks for performances in stage shows, TV appearances or presentations at a family BBQ. There’s no reason not to perform professionally!
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Whips are a lot of fun but they are not toys. Make sure to always wear safety gear and practice well away from other people and animals. Never hit anyone with your whip. Bobbi HolyOak and HolyOak whips are not responsible for any injury to person or property incurred by the use/miss use of our whips. Have fun, be smart, be safe and keep on cracking!