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To learn the box


The " box " is most known of the tricks belonging to the family of the " square juggling " in which the balls carry out trajectories in straight lines. Moreover the box, is a synchronous trick, i.e. that the hands right-hand side and left launch at the same time and not one after the other as in the majority of the tricks; and it is certainly this synchronism which makes the major difficulty of it.

Realized well, the box gives a seizing negotiable instrument, the witness easily follows the balls which move simultaneously by preserving an identical distance between them; the various throws are when with them much more difficult to perceive.

With yes! I forgot, the name of " box " comes just owing to the fact that the trajectories of the balls draw a box but I am sure that you had already guessed it.

We will see together the techniques which will allow you to produce the box. It is obvious that you must have perfectly the 3 balls cascade (you connect at least 50 consecutive throws) before trying it.
 

Stage 1    Stage 2    Stage 3   Stage 4

Stage 1 : to understand the trick

This first stage is intended to render comprehensible you the various throws. You can notice that the balls do not cross and there is no exchange. They remain in their place: 1 column on the right, 1 to launch tended to the medium and 1 column on the left.

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Each ball has its place

 Each ball remains in its place, he does not have no exchange there.


Stage 2 : let us start with 2 balls

Here, one will work the simultaneous throws, indeed contrary to the cascade or the shower, the box is a synchronous trick i.e. that the left hand and the right hand launch exactly at the same moment. This property is essential for the success of the trick. Moreover, another difficulty is that these 2 simultaneous throws are not in the same management: one is vertical and the other is horizontal; these are the 2 properties of the " box " which divert the beginner. 

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Some comments


Vertical and horizontal at the same moment 1 ball in each hand. At the same moment, the right hand launches vertically, the left hand horizontally. As soon as the vertical ball is with highest, revival then the horizontal ball of the right hand towards the left. Connect several times of continuation this exercise.

The other quoted is completely identical Repeat the preceding exercise on other side, the left launches vertically whereas the line horizontally. 



After having made a success of several times of continuation the 2 preceding years, maintaining (once alternatively then once at gauche). realizes on the right...

 

 

Stage 3 : with 3 balls...

Add the third ball now; if you have the preceding stage perfectly, you should arrive there...

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To begin, 2 balls in your favorite hand, 1 ball in the other; launch 1 vertically ball of your favorite hand, as soon as it reaches it + high, connects of the 2 hands as in the preceding stage and so on


 

Stage 4 : two are better than one...

Rather than to carry out once in a direction, once in the other, you can connect 2 times of continuation the same direction.

This trick names " the double box "

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Comments

 The throws are doubled. 

Direct your bust of 1/8ième of turn between each phase of the trick.




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