About Timothy Ellis:
Somewhere between the Erie Canal and
Niagra River, Timothy Ellis began his Diabolo Career. Already an avid
manipulator of props, Ellis shifted his intense focus on the ancient Chinese toy
in 2005. Thousands have already learned from Ellis in seminars and festivals.
And now it’s your turn.
This DVD Includes:
The Basics: How to start you diabolo, how to keep it spinning
and how to make corrections.
Accelerations: Exciting ways to get your
diabolo spinning fast. Real fast!
Throws & Catches: Cool ways to
get your diabolo into the air and catch it with finesse.
Make the diabolo jump over your leg, arm, foot, even both arms at the same
String Tricks: From the basic String Climb to Trash’s Web, get
the string into the action and really wow your audiences.
Finishes: A Collection of the most awesome ways to get into and out of your
Grinds: Whether you spin it on your stick or your
finger, these off-string feats are sure to get people excited.
Takes you through the most basic Sun tricks to the very impressive and very
Suicides: Goes over the different ways you can let go of a
stick and re-catch it, without losing your diabolo.
Genocides: Let go
of a stick, throw the diabolo, catch the diabolo, catch the stick, and keep on
Excalibur: Turn your diabolo tricks on their side…
Two Diabolos: The most complete explanation of two diabolo
tricks available. Learn the Basic Shuffle, to Vortexes, all the way to Suicide
And a Special Features section with Audio Commentary on selected footage by
Ellis and some of the Magic Geek Crew.
Each section features four different ways to learn: in-studio explanations,
slow-motion examples, visual diagrams, and real-world demonstrations.
This DVD builds confidence in beginners, giving them a robust foundation to
build on. Intermediate and advanced diaboloists will find a challenging
collection of stunts never before broken down is such detail.
Runtime: Approximately 1 hour and 41