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Arches is a synchronous four
ball pattern in which each hand alternates between overthrows and
underthrows. It can also bee seen as a Half-Shower that constantly switches
directions. Due to a greater risk of collisions, in addition to a more
complicated throwing pattern, Arches has a higher difficulty than the
To learn Arches, it is important that you are first able to
juggle the Four Ball Half-Shower in both directions (i.e. making overthrows
with either hand). The first step to actually learning Arches is to juggle a
Four Ball Half-Shower going one direction, and then switch directions by
shortening one of your overthrows and making a higher overthrow with the
hand that was, before, making underthrows. The hand that was previously
making an overthrow should then make an underthrow before switching back to
This is essentially Arches with an extra pair of Half-Shower
throws inserted before switching sides. Once you are comfortable with this
slower pattern, all that's needed to run full Arches is to cut out those
extra throws, and switch sides continously.
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