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Topic: Will Rogers snap knot
Message: Posted by: magicalaurie (May 22, 2007 09:11PM)
This is a first for me and not really my style, but I greatly appreciate the opportunity to receive constructive criticism, so I'm posting a few little clips tonight- no routines- just little bits. My sister and I were out filming snippits for a magicalaurie indie movie yesterday. ;) Thanks very much to the folks who'll take the time to have a look. Look forward to hearing your thoughts.

Message: Posted by: Zazz (May 22, 2007 10:05PM)
Nice knot. Did you learn the Will Rogers Snap Knot from Dennis Loomis Knot Routine Plus DVD? If you haven't seen Dennis snap a knot with a rope in both hands, its worth a look. I know how difficult that knot is to master and when you get it down it is very satisfying. Good job.

What type of rope are you using?

Message: Posted by: magicalaurie (May 22, 2007 10:26PM)
Hey Dan,

Thanks very much. I learned the trick from a juggling book at my local library. ;) I'll check out Dennis Loomis. I saw a thread here not too long ago on the knot and it mentioned trying with a rope in each hand. I'll be pursuing that, indeed.

The rope I'm using is my raggedy practice rope- cut from a kid's 14 foot skipping rope. Has a core. Appreciate your feedback. Thanks again.
Message: Posted by: Dennis Loomis (May 23, 2007 09:52AM)
To magicalaurie,
Congratulations. I took a look at your video very well done. Reminds me of Will Rogers technique which you can see briefly on my DVD. I use a somewhat shorter rope, but I think your's is stiffer. I find learning to do this easiest with a very limber rope. But you are proof that it can be done with a longer, stiffer rope.
Best Wishes,
Dennis Loomis
Message: Posted by: Justin Style (May 23, 2007 01:11PM)
Good one.
Message: Posted by: magicalaurie (May 23, 2007 04:32PM)
Thankyou thankyou. ;)

Appreciate you guys taking a look.
Message: Posted by: John Heggie (May 23, 2007 09:19PM)
Very cool.

Message: Posted by: magicalaurie (May 23, 2007 09:38PM)
Thanks very much, John. Appreciated.
Message: Posted by: Pete Biro (May 24, 2007 05:04PM)
That was really well done. I had never seen it done that way. I have a different way, that works for me with a shorter rope.
Message: Posted by: Pete Biro (May 24, 2007 05:07PM)
I like your coin roll clip too...
Message: Posted by: magicalaurie (May 24, 2007 07:37PM)
Thanks for checking 'em out, Pete. :)
Message: Posted by: magicalaurie (Dec 6, 2007 01:26PM)

Demo of snap knot with the left hand. Hoping to get the right and left together soon for the double.