Intro to Contact Staff
K C Allen
1. Intro to Contact Staff (Beginner - Contact Staff)
Introduces basic contact staff terminology and mechanics: rolls, wraps, traps, and balancing. Examples of movements covered: hand wraps, the conveyor belt, the halo, duckouts. Each movement is taught in segments, enabling the student to grasp the mechanism of a trick, deconstruct the movement path, and construct his/her own tricks and transitions. Emphasizes stretching and body maintenance for staff practice.