Everybody knows that learning to juggle will make you rich, famous, emotionally secure and well respected, but did you know that it will also build brain mass, make you better looking and ...
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Everybody knows that learning to juggle will make you rich, famous, emotionally secure and well respected, but did you know that it will also build brain mass, make you better looking and improve your personality? In this video, your instructor is Marty Pollio, an accomplished comedian and variety performer who has appeared as a juggler on multiple NBC Tonight Shows, and has juggled in the movie Punchline, with Tom Hanks. Marty has been an actor in popular network sitcoms and performed his act on major TV shows in London and Paris. With comedy pieces scattered throughout the video, Marty will take you through the steps of learning to juggle as he breaks down the process in detail. He will also troubleshoot your technique by explaining how to cure common problems that beginners frequently run into. Marty also includes 15 different patterns and tricks to keep you busy learning for quite a while. In addition to this, he also teaches five "cheap tricks" - easy magic tricks (well...sort of... Written by
Not anybody can juggle, but jugglers don't realize how gifted they are.
I couldn't get the juggle, though I'm one of the lowest on the totem pole.
Marty really knows himself, though. He's not arrogant, really. He's a hard worker, and probably one of the very few 1% who made the grade the old fashioned hard way, through the ranks. He's one of the 1% who can actually say that he "paid his dues" to get on the IMDb list.
I remember when he attended Jefferson Community College in Louisville Kentucky, and was in a Lee Pennington play with him. There was a large cast, but he stood out as a man who lost his hand and followed an invisible glowing hand to get out of a collapsed mine.
Since then, everywhere you went, you could see him struggling at his craft. I saw him at U of L on the grounds, juggling for donations, at the Shakespeare in the Park, everywhere. Once, when I got out of the Air Force and met a girl at a strip club, I even saw him there. The strippers and I alone gave him the clap. Er, I mean applause. The other guys there were as creepy as one would imagine, but Mary Polio persevered.
This guy is a true role model. Not sure if his way works as well today, amid the spoiled brat generation, but I hope it does.
And if you can get the hang of juggling, it will be because someone like Marty helped you, and it will go a long way.
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