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Support Baton Twirling and Join the USTA

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Beginner Baton Student Information, Giving Back

It’s time to join the USTA (United States Twirling Association), or renew your membership. Rates go up on November 1, 2015. There is a wide choice of membership levels including First Year Individual, Full, Family, Elite, Team Membership, Organization Membership, Professional and Alumni. USTA Membership is a wonderful way to support the sport of baton […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from Twirl Planet

November 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Baton Twirlers and Majorettes Around The World, Giving Back

Warm Thanksgiving Wishes To You! This is a special week of planning family gatherings, shopping, cooking and traveling. It is also a time of anticipation as we roll into the holiday season. We are taking time out to count some blessings and express to you, our Twirl Planet family and customers, how very thankful we […]

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Twirler Winifred Wolfe Contributes at a Pediatric AIDS Benefit

March 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Giving Back, Videos, Videos: Baton Soloists

What a nice performance from Winifred Wolfe at the recent Pediatric Aids Benefit in Philadelphia. We just love seeing a confident and talented baton twirler in a theater show setting. The benefit was held at the Drexel University College of Medicine. Appreciation to Princesswinz for sharing this YouTube video.

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Baton Twirling Meets Air Guitar Meets Beat Box

February 4th, 2011 · No Comments · Giving Back, Videos: Just For Fun

Here is a funny video of the “Baton Twirling King”. It’s twirling air guitar style, and he even provides his own beat box accompaniment! This approach makes it easier to have a no-drop routine : ) Appreciation to keeganhurd for sharing this YouTube video.

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USC Trojans Baton Twirler and Marching Band Meet Hawaii Five-0

September 18th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Baton Twirlers and Majorettes Around The World, Baton Twirlers In The News, Fire!, Giving Back, Marching Bands, Drum Majors, Color Guards, Drum Corps, Twirling Batons and Baton Twirling Supplies, Videos: Baton Pairs and Teams, Videos: Baton Soloists, Videos: How To Twirl, Videos: Just For Fun

One of the baton twirlers with the USC (University of Southern California) Trojan marching band appears in this slick, new commercial for the TV premier of Hawaii Five-0. It’s a fun “Hollywood Meets Hawaii” bit that also includes marching musicians and color guard members from the legendary Spirit of Troy band. Some of the Hawaii […]

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Slow Motion Baton Twirling Video

August 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Giving Back, Videos: How To Twirl, Videos: Just For Fun

This short video of slow motion baton twirling is pretty cool! It’s especially interesting to watch video of baton rolls while they are slowed down. Starting at 0:32 you’ll see fishtails, then neck rolls. Also, a long arm roll toward the end of the video. Enjoy! Appreciation to danabyrne for sharing their YouTube video.

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Baton Twirling Video ~ Charmaine Baggerman at 2010 European Championships

April 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Baton Competitions and Contests, Baton Twirlers and Majorettes Around The World, Giving Back, Twirling Batons and Baton Twirling Supplies, Videos: Baton Soloists, Videos: Just For Fun

This video is Charmaine Baggerman’s solo 1 baton performance at the recent NBTA (National Baton Twirling Association – Europe) European Championships. She displays some wonderful close-to-the-body contact work, and super interesting catches. Charmaine hails from Holland. This was her winning performance in the Senior finals. Congratulations to Charmaine on all of her hard work and […]

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80’s Retro Video ~ Wonderful Baton Twirling

August 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Giving Back, Videos: Baton Soloists

We’ve come across some wonderful videos taken at the 1983 USTA Baton Twirling National Championships. This performance by Nancy Mitchell is a real favorite! She does some skillful rolls starting at 0:28, particularly the front neck rolls at 0:41. Competitive baton twirling has certainly continued to evolve over the years. I just love the perspective […]

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Juggling Raspyni Brother Gets Back on the Bike for Charity

May 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Giving Back

As a twirler who is also fascinated with all kinds of objects tossed into the air, I’ve been involved in juggling festivals for a number of years. Barry Friedman is one half of a wonderful professional juggling act, The Raspyni Brothers. I’ve gotten to know him some and he’s a great person, a loving family […]

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2 Free, Quick Clicks to Help This Charity

May 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments · Giving Back

I am proud to have been a mentor with the DOUA (Disabled Online Users Association) since 2006. Since I’m both an online business owner and a physical therapist, this charitable organization is near and dear to my heart! You can help the DOUA win a $25,000 Social Media Makeover with 2 free, quick clicks! Please […]

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