What's the longest toss-juggling endurance you ever did?

(no matter which pattern, which prop)

- I don't really endure anything
- less than a minute
- between 1 and 3 min
- between 3 and 5 min
- between 5 and 10 min
- between 10 and 30 min
- between 30 min and 1 h
- between 1 and 4 h
- marathon, more than 4 h

I hope to find - if many of us vote - how popular or common enduring even is (and for how long).

This is a competition thread which ran from 9th Nov 2017 to 16th Nov 2017. View results.

About 25 years ago I worked for a juggling stall that had a competition which was to juggle 3 x 1.5 Kg Splats as long as possible. I think the winner was about 45 minutes. Shortly after that I tried to match that time with 3 x 1 Kg Absolutes. I matched it but killed my wrists doing it and suffered from tendonitis for quite a while. I'm not sure that endurance is necessarily the way to go but it made for an interesting competition.

Nigel

Daniel Simu - - Parent #

What are Splats and Absolutes? I know Absolute rings but they are definitely not 1kg :p

Ameron Rosvall - - Parent #

Sounds very painful, can kinda relate, though what you did must have been worse. I did 3 beanbags with wrist weights for 1 hour once, beanbags were just 200g each and weights were 1.5kg each. Still very exhausting.

Mike Moore - - Parent #

Longest endurances have been my worst dropless joggling races

I did my longest endurance when I had only juggled for two years. It was 20 minutes of 3 clubs cascade. I'm not planning on doing any longer endurance of any pattern.

°oupps° .. a logical inconsistency in the poll again: ..ever did?

versus 1. ..don't really now.

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Please read ( 1. I don't really endure anything )

as "**1. I never really endured anything.**"!

That is how I understood it.

I was thinking, though... If you want to find out how popular endurance is, it might also be interesting to know if people are planning/hoping to achieve longer runs in the future, and how long. I have no desire to spend a lot of time trying to get as long runs as possible any more, but I would like to be able to do patterns for, like, 5 minutes or something. But I guess that wouldn't really count as endurance, it would more be about getting the pattern really solid.

I'm not planning to do anything longer than my 3b 12 minutes. Yes, especially for important basic patterns, 5 minutes is pretty much okay for me too. Yet, with 5 min x 60 sec x ~5~6 throws/sec = ~1,500 throws, that I got near to once only with 5 balls, I still don't feel like really having ``mastered´´ the pattern, it's far from ``like walking´´. So either I'll have to get more runs over 1,000 or indeed do many more throws and minutes. But it's sooo time intensive while learning tricks and other patterns instead is much more rewarding (and hard and challenging enough and worthwhile too).

I have not been close to 5 minutes with any other pattern than 3 objects cascade yet. Could probably do it with a basic passing pattern with the right partner (6 clubs 4-count, 2-count or 3-count). Solo patterns... maybe 423 could work.

I'm definitely not even close with 4 objects, my personal record being just a little bit over 200 catches. But that might actually be a bit of an endurance thing, I do get tired when juggling 4 clubs. Arms starting to get tired before 100 catches, and my pulse is definitely high, too.

Yeah, it's more fun to learn new tricks and patterns than spending lots of time on the ones that already kind of works.

Daniel Simu - - Parent #

2360c of 5b. that would be about 10m I suppose

pumpkineater23 - - Parent #

1 - 3 minutes..

This poll has now ended. The results are:

- I don't really endure anything (0 votes)
- less than a minute (0 votes)
- between 1 and 3 min (1 vote)
- between 3 and 5 min (1 vote)
- between 5 and 10 min (4 votes)
- between 10 and 30 min (8 votes)
- between 30 min and 1 h (6 votes)
- between 1 and 4 h (2 votes)
- marathon, more than 4 h (0 votes)

Daniel Simu - - Parent #

Ey Marvin, I know I could easily add up the numbers myself, but would you consider posting the total amount of votes next time as well? (22 this time)

If you're interested, you could even go as far as showing the percentage of voters that voted for a particular option. (36% voted for nr6)

Yes, I can include the total number of votes cast. Totting up a few tiny integers for you is an excellent use of my mental capacity. Do you find percentages useful when the total votes is considerably under 100?

And no, I have never been interested in any of these polls.

Here I am, brain the size of a planet. Count they tell me. Call that job satisfaction,'cause I don't.

Daniel Simu - - Parent #

It's not so much about a percentage as it is about quickly seeing that about one third of the voters voted for number 6, which is not easy to see right now. Of course, as a statistic it is near meaningless with such few participants.

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