I did a survey and asked players who started after 01/01/2010 and a bunch of questions regarding their first experience with footbag. Here are my conclusions to their answers..
More recently, I’ve started to question what it truly means to be a footbagger. What sort of criteria dictates the definition of a footbagger? What motivates us to progress and excel in such a sport? When does one really become a footbagger in earnest? These inquiries came about as I progressed a bit further into the world of footbag, myself being somewhere in the intermediate level after two years of playing. I do not represent myself to be any sort of expert on the philosophy of sports or footbag in specific—what follows is simply my efforts to piece together a […]
How to Play Footanque (Foo-tonk)
There are no golden rules or answers set in stone here, every Worlds is different and there are hundreds of ways of doing things the right way.
So I have had this crazy idea bouncing around my head for a couple of weeks. I think we should buy back the trademark “Hacky Sack”!
First, thanks for taking the time. We’ve known each other for a long time now, I’m glad they tapped me to interview you. I figure we can have this be nice and personal, but not too personal.
Many of you know who Ivan Iakimenko is. A young footbag player with loads of potential, a top-notch footbag stitcher, a talented footbag film editor, an inventor/innovator, etc…
Nail loss from toe stubbage is a major medical issue that causes discomfort and effects up to 13% of the global population/year .
This post is based on the Eight Conditions of Learning, a key piece in the literacy development puzzle, created by Brian Cambourne from the University of Wollongong in Australia. This post will look at using the same conditions for the learning of footbag.
Editor’s note: From 2009 till 2010 I did a series of interviews with some of the best players, go-getters, organizers and all around important people of our sport at that point. I now bring all of the interviews, for the first time collected, chronologically here on the site.