Four Ball Juggling by Martin Probert

Juggling: From Simple Patterns To Advanced Theory
Original and entertaining material for beginner and expert
Over 700 illustrations, 202 pages, ISBN 0-9524860-0-8

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Contents

WHAT TO JUGGLE

INTRODUCTION (or, how many patterns are there?)

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATIONS

THE FOUR BALL FOUNTAIN (How to juggle two balls & four balls)
The Fountain in six easy stages. Two types of throw.

CASCADING THE BALLS (How to juggle three balls)
One ball. The Two Ball Exchange. The Three Ball Cascade.

PAIRS JUGGLING (An easy introduction to variable height patterns)
A 'pairs juggling' pattern is one in which pairs of balls are thrown simultaneously, one ball from each hand. The Synchronous Fountain, Cross Over, HOW HIGH IS HEIGHT FIVE? Two Fountain Switch, Double Fountain Exit, Async-Sync No. 1, HOW HIGH IS HEIGHT SIX? Mixed Fountains, High and Low Cascade Variation, High Fountain & Low Cascade Variation, Two Cascade Switch (and combination), Double Cascade Exit, Async-Sync No. 2, Switch with High Fountain Throw, Switch with High Cascade Throw, High Throw Exit, Async-Sync No. 3.

MULTIPLEX PATTERNS
Paired Multiplex, Split Multiplex, Triplex.

ASYNCHRONOUS PATTERNS TO HEIGHT FIVE
An 'asynchronous' pattern is one in which the left and right hands throw in alternation, each hand in its turn throwing a single ball into the air. Triple Single, Five-Three-Four, Four types of throw, Half Shower, One Over, Two Over, Two Over with Colour Change, Two Over Back and Forth, Colour Change.

JUGGLING IN COLUMNS
Two variations.

THE "COLOUR COLUMNS" ROUTINE

ASYNCHRONOUS PATTERNS TO HEIGHT SIX
Easy Six No. 1, Easy Six No. 2, Rockets, Stuck in the Middle.

ASYNCHRONOUS PATTERNS TO HEIGHT SEVEN
HOW HIGH IS HEIGHT SEVEN? Cascading One High & Three Low (and three related patterns), One High Back and Forth.

THE "PLAYFUL JUGGLER" ROUTINE

THE "AMBITIOUS BALL" ROUTINE

MISCELLANEOUS BODY MOVES
Off the Head, Pick Up and Drop, Shower Roll, Two In & Two Out, Two & Two Split, Under the Leg, Pirouettes, Snap Out, Overhand Juggling, Reverse Hands, Round the Back, Over the Shoulder, Cartwheels.

FAKES: in which one hand can make a fake juggling move
Fountain Fake, Low Level Fake, Right Hand Fake, Left Hand Fake.

WEAVES: in which the hands alternate in making a fake move
Fountain Weave, Cascade Weave.

SHOWERS AND SNAPS
The Shower in eight easy stages, Cascade and Snap (and fourteen related patterns), High Throw and Little U, Stop and Go patterns (nine), Two Snap patterns (eleven), Right Hand Plays at Height Five (and a related pattern), Pairs Juggling Variation with Snapped Fountain (and four related patterns).

5{}3 OR STATE 23 PATTERNS
Three in One Hand Switch; HIGHER STATE (and LOW STATE) patterns; thirteen other 5{}3 juggling patterns.

55{}2 OR STATE 27 PATTERNS
Intermittent Shower, Easy {714} Variant, Alternating Shower; six other 55{}2 juggling patterns.

56{}23 OR STATE 43 PATTERNS
Link for the Shower; three other 56{}23 juggling patterns.

PATTERNS FOR STATES 29, 39 AND 51
Six juggling patterns.

SPLIT SHOWERS
Introduction, Double Headed Shower, Triple Headed Shower, Showering One High & Two Low, Shower with a Leak (and a related pattern).

FLOOR BOUNCE PATTERNS
Fountain Bounce Nos 1, 2, 3 & 4, Bar Counter Bounce, Two Ball Bounce, Cascade Bounce, Cross Over Two Ball Bounce, Four Ball Bounce, Forced Floor Bounce, Forced Bounce Split Multiplex, Processionary Bounce, Double Bounce with Shower.

MILLS MESS WITH FOUR BALLS
Mills Mess with Four Balls in four easy stages (and two complex variations).

FOUR BALLS IN ONE HAND
Basic pattern, six variations.

PATTERN GENERATORS Nos. 1 and 2
The Metamorphosis Procedure; Ringing the Changes; Metamorphosis routine.
The Pick A Pattern Procedure.

TURN A PATTERN: A card game for jugglers
A game for one or more jugglers, and for any number of balls played.

PATTERN GENERATOR No. 3
State table for 4 balls. Analysis of the "state" of a pattern. "What is the longest pattern?" plus answer. State tables for 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7 balls.

THE ART OF PATTERN MIXING
How to mesh or nest juggling patterns one within another.

GENERATING SYNCHRONOUS PATTERNS
Seven examples.

GENERATING MULTIPLEX PATTERNS and A FORMULA
Examples and explanation.

PATTERN GENERATOR No. 4
BASIC program.

JUGGLETOONS
A method for teaching new juggling patterns.

A MATRIX DESCRIPTION OF JUGGLING EVENTS
Formula, explanation and examples.

JUGGLING FIVE, SIX AND SEVEN BALLS
82 five ball patterns, 62 six ball patterns, 19 seven ball patterns.

JUGGLING NOTATION: what all the symbols mean

FINALE AT THE FOUR BALL JUGGLERS CONVENTION

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