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Play Juggling (Circus Division) BASIC Hand Balance Board.
This new integrated board design in a simplified version for a very affordable price uses the hand blocks to lock in the canes to the base board for transport. The base board is made from 25mm thick plywood that is precision cut by CNC. The base board is 55 cm x 85 cm and provides a wide stable platform to balance on. The total weight of the unit, which includes a carrying bag is 6 KG (13.2 pounds). The hand blocks are made of solid beach wood and provide a solid gripping surface for your hands. The block measure 13 cm x 10 cm and are 3 cm thick. The board with it's rubber non-slip feet and the stainless steel canes in the sockets, has a total height of 58 cm from the floor surface to the top of the block. This is a optimal hight for most acrobats. This board uses the same canes, hand blocks and cane socket size as the Gerris Hand Balance Platform, so the canes can be interchanged between both products.
Hand Balancing is very ancient art form. A female acrobat is depicted on a Greek hydra dated at 340-330 BC. Minoan (Crete) acrobats on the backs of bulls have been dated at 2000 BC. Acrobatics including hand stands, was also part of Chinese culture in the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD220) The first use of hand balance canes is unknown, but surely it is a very old technique.