423

I finally learned the name of that 3 ball pattern I wanted to learn last month: The 423 Siteswap.

What does that even mean? Here’s a fun read for later: Juggling notation

What did this mean for me? I finally learned how to juggle two balls with one hand. It took my right hand a few days to learn, my left hand a few weeks. The fingers on my left hand are derpy and kept ramping the ball over to the right.

Once I got the two ball pattern down, I could start switching sides. After training my fingers not to ramp the ball over to the other side, I had to learn to alternate: same side, other side, same side, other side. Repeat, repeat, repeat.

Here’s the not-final but good enough to show you what I’m talking about product:

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