The Singapore Shuffle, established
Loh Koah Fong, is a symmetrical variation of the Georgian Shuffle
where all throws are made under the arm, including the fake "throw" and the
multiplex. This separates it from the closely related Davenport Shuffle,
which utilizes an overthrow to catch one of the multiplexed balls.
To learn the Singapore Shuffle, it is best to start with two
balls in your dominant hand and one ball in your non-dominant. Cross your
arms so that the dominant hand, which is holding two balls, is underneath
your non-dominant hand. Then, make a multiplex throw from your dominant hand
and uncross your arms. Catch the outermost multiplexed ball with your
dominant hand, and then make a vertical throw with your non-dominant hand,
clearing space for that hand to catch the remaining multiplexed ball. Then
catch the final ball.
Practice this on both sides. Once you have it mastered, you
are ready to run a full cycle. Instead of letting the vertical ball simply
fall back into your hand, as done in the previous step, you are going to
bring the hand that threw it around and over your other arm, claw
catching the ball about halfway down its descent. Just as that ball is being
caught, make a throw from your other hand underneath the arm of the hand
which just claw caught the vertical ball. Then, bring the hand which just
made the under the arm throw around and up over the other hand, claw
catching the ball it just threw.
Practice a full cycle on each side. Then, to pair them
together and run the full Singapore Shuffle, just throw another multiplex
after the final claw catch. It may help to remember that the hand which
throws the multiplex is always the hand that catches the outside multiplexed
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