4.1 Figure 8's
A Figure 8 in orbiting is done in the same motion as gloving. To execute this concept, grab one string with each hand and swing the orbit up or down, using momentum from the spin to make an 8 using your hands, while keeping your arms still. The orbit should swing above your arms then transition below your arms. Alternatively, this can be done side to side, as you swing the orbit from left to right similarly to the original form.
The Move [How to]:
Where You've Seen This:
Why You Need to Know It:
Figure 8's can be the most useful and effective way of transitioning between moves and getting out of trouble during light shows. The motion looks like a double move to the audience, when in fact, you are planning your next move.
Who Uses It:
Allazo, Coalition, eLockz, Enos, Puddles
Variations: Over Head Figure 8, Inverted Figure 8, Single Hand Figure 8
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Written By: Sean (Ninja)
Last Updated 9/18/2016