Here are some of the Definitions of Juggling that were sent in for our Contest.
With 5 "judges," the entries made for some difficult choices. But the results are in!
One of the things we found, is that finding a good definition is not easy. If you have one that you'd like us to include, please send it along with your first name and where you're from here.
As we said in the contest, we would like to include some of the better definitions that were sent in. So... here they are!
Here's our winning
our "2nd place" Definition:
Juggling is simply the manipulation of time and space to create the necessary patterns during a routine, or anything Else in life for that matter.
Then, getting past the 4th,
5th and 6th throw, juggling means
In the end, juggling is: setting
goals, determination and
Juggling is the realization that your hands can move faster than you ever thought possible, your brain works slower and that gravity is so much more efficient.
Cathy Wood from North Wales, UK
juggling - (n) 1. an artform (v) 2. the uniform tossing and catching of balls, scarves, rings, clubs, or fruit while making a pattern. 3. Done while performing, for fun, and for a hobby 4. Sometimes an obsession
--Natalie from Illinois
2 or more objects air-bourne at the same time without breaking any of your
neighbors' windows or your own toes.
--Dusty & Roger from San Diego, CA
1. The action of keeping three or more objects in the air in motion for
2. Frustration, Impossible, Trying, Difficult, Addictive.
3. An adrenaline rush when you beat your previous throw record, Fun,
Something to brag about, Rewarding.
--Lindsey McKee from Charlton, MA
objects coordinated to stay in rotation with the aid of human hands.
--Pookie - Catherine Libor from Hutchinson, MN
am trying to keep things in the air, they give me a scare what would happen
if I didn't. As my brain starts zooming and my eyes start bouncing just
watching the things that wiz by in front of my face. One thing slipped and
Ouch!! MY TOE!!
believe juggling is the maintaining of many objects as well as a means of
attaining a certain amount of calm in your life.
It can help you avoid boredom and keep your arms in good shape too.
I recommend it for anyone who wants to maintain their sanity as well.
--Michael Davis from Castro Valley, CA
to me is an expression. I can show anger, contempt, and even happiness.
Even though I'm just learning the 4-ball, I think everyone should try!!!!!!!!!!!!
is the manipulation of any object for the purpose of showing off and
having fun, both are needed for the state of juggling to be attained.
--Brian Gadomski from Cleveland, OH
me juggling is the single most relaxing thing I have ever done.
Simply said juggling is relaxation.
--Michael Davis from Castro Valley, CA
is where you have objects in your hand and make swooping and tossing motions
from one hand to the other.
--Elana Cohen form Oakland, CA
you keep (two or more objects) in the air at one time by alternately
tossing and catching them.
--Paul Niemczyk from Wilmington, MA
can use your feet or hands to juggle and you don't necessarily have to
juggle a physical object to be juggling.
art of projecting objects through the air,
passing between one's hands and the air.
--Timothy Spencer from Akron, OH
of juggling - the process by which a person throws objects in the air continuously
in certain patterns using their hands or any other body part to keep the
objects thrown (at least 2) in the air.
--Travis Johnson from Petaluma, CA
Juggling: Keeping more objects
than there are hands to hold them, moving in patterns through the air.
Juggling is throwing and keeping
more objects than You have hands (one hand - 2 objects; two hands - 3
The above picture was sent in by Nikita, someone I've been corresponding with, who has quickly become a friend! Nikita is from Siberia in Russia.
The art of manufacturing a dynamic equilibrium by human means,
in which the average number of objects suspended in air, and the average number of objects in one's hand remain constant untill the quantity of air or objects is altered.
Juggling is meditation with