Hoop Articles

Here is a list of my articles:

Doodle of Spin vs Antispin vs Extension

Bags of Tricks – Exploring Move Discovery in Skill Play - a whole mess of techniques for coming up with new moves in skill play.

UK Hula Hoop Championships Flyer

Interview with Steve Parkes – 1984 UK Hula Hoop Champion - Want to know more about what hooping was like in the mid-eighties? Then read this.

Why is a Hula-Hoop Like a Gee Haw Whammy Diddle?

Why is a Hula-Hoop Like a Gee Haw Whammy Diddle? - Have you ever twiddled a Gee Haw Whammy Diddle, winged a “Lonely Dog” Wonder Ring or swung a Swing Wing? If not then why not?

Participant in Jordan Holthusen's Study

The Truth About Hooping for Weight-Loss - Is hooping the best way to lose weight? Does focussing on weight-loss have a positive effect on the hoop community as a whole?

Dance the Oceana Roll
The Top Ten Best Object Manipulation Moments in Movie History - My all-time favourite movie manipulation moments (no hoop I’m afraid but still relevant in terms of choreo and inspiration).

Sigalit Landau

Hula-Hoop in the Arts (NSFW) - A not overly serious look at hula-hoop in sculpture, music and film. Possibly not suitable for work.

Small Hoops, Big Words - This article describes some big words that are used by clever people to refer to hula hoops and what you do with them.

Bags' Flavours of Flow

Bags’ Flavours of Flow - Interested in flow? This article concerns how I see various different flow states.

Guru-Building 101

Guru-Building 101 - This article is a humorous look at how to set yourself up as a guru.

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