"I agree that using multiple weights and sizes keep you sharp. It's also great so that if you are ever out somewhere and stumble across a hoop you'll be able to use it comfortably even if it's not your usual hoop."
"Mix it up, I say. And don't be afraid to try hoops that you think won't work. Can you waist hoop with your minis? Maybe.
Smaller, lighter hoops are not the ultimate in hoop dance. They are a trend just like huge heavy hoops were a…"
"I love dancing with a variety of sizes and weights. To hoop jams and practices I will bring a pair of 33" twins, a little 30" poly pro, and a 37" 125psi 1/2" tubing, as well as my minis. I might bring a pair of 36" twins and…"
"Everyday I hoop with three different sizes, my 33 and 35 polypros and my 36 hdpe hoop. I actually really enjoy going back and forth between hoop sizes because I feel like it makes me more comfortable with tricks all around. And…"
"I think practicing with all sizes of hoops can teach you a lot more than just sticking with one size all the time. Everyone will form their own preferences about size, and some sizes are certainly better for specific tricks, but I think it's…"
"Adaira's points about the differences in the sizes are all great. I agree that it doesn't matter what size as long as it feels good to you. If the hoop you're using for a certain set of moves feels too big and clunky, try a smaller…"
"Larger hoops rotate more slowly, giving you more time to move within it to keep up it. As you might expect, a larger heavy hoop will make some off body moves more difficult and tire your arms more easily.
Smaller hoops, in combination with…"
Hello hoopers, When I practice I play around with different size hoops. I like both heavier and lighter,. When I first started to learn I was told to start with a large size. I've been working my way down. Some moves are easier than others depending on hoops feel, size, weight, etc...I find lighter smaller hoops are harder to waist hoop and smaller lighter hoops are easier for isolations. Is this a prefence thing? SHould you practice with one size? How much does this matter? Is being…See More
"I have a follow-up question: how does one chest hoop elegantly? I've noticed that in a lot of more advanced hoopers' videos, they're able to chest hoop without much obvious movement. I've been working on this for a…"