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The robot


Robot / Machine
Also called "the machine", this trick owes its name with the " mechanical " aspect which it gives. Technically it is based on a juggling with 2 balles/1 hand in column, in which with the other hand, we come "to swap" a ball. This exchange is performed at one quite precise moment during which one of the 2 balls is at the higher point (called break point).
The robot is based on the siteswap sequence: 424233
- 4242: 2 balls in column in one hand, 1 ball fixed in the other hand
- 33:     the phase of exchange
Animation
Trick
Some comments
4 2 4 2...
DGDG.......
To attempt the exchange, it is necessary to control juggling in column (2 balls in 1 hand); use your favorite hand preferably. Keep for the moment the third fixed ball in the other hand.
 4 2 4 2...
DGDG.......
Following stage, tries to follow the ball external of the column with the hand which does not launch (it is the trick "the fake")

 

 4 2 4 2 3 3...
DGDGDG...
As soon as the external ball (which is at the highest point) starts to go down again, you perform a side movement with the hand which does not launch; this movement must last exactly the up's time of the interior ball, in which case you will be able to perform the exchange between the fixed ball and the rising ball.

3 tips to perform with success "the machine"    Robot / Machine

Tips 1 When the external ball (red) starts to go down again, it is necessary to begin the side movement of the fixed ball (yellow); obviously at the same moment the blue ball starts to go up.
Tips 2 The side movement must last exactly the up's time of the interior ball (blue ball); at the moment when the interior ball is at the highest point: the exchange can be performed.
Tips 3 The fixed ball (the yellow ball) is then released outside; so it becomes the external ball; and the red ball becomes the interior ball.
 Good work!!!

 

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