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Skillz Gym, Helsinki

The Power of the Whip (Group 1)

Variety of ways to use a whip, demanding exercises on precision and possibilities of using the whip context of stage fights. Registration to the second group is closed until the first one is full.

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The Power of the Whip (Group 1)
The Power of the Whip (Group 1)

Time & Location

05. marrask. 2023 klo 13.00 – 15.15

Skillz Gym, Helsinki, Energiakatu 3, 00180 Helsinki, Finland

About the Event

Welcome to the bull whip workshop with Katerina Repponen!

The course practices a variety of ways to use a whip such as blows, throws and aims. In addition you will practice demanding exercises on precision, such as hitting a target. We will also explore possibilities of using it in context of stage fights.

Participation in the course does not require previous experience in using a whip. At the end of the class, Katerina tells and gives tips on where to get your own whip and what a good whip is for training or performing. 

IMPORTANT! You will need to bring your own earplugs and long-sleeved clothing (pants and a shirt that will cover as much skin as possible).

Places are very limited to othis one. There will be two groups of max 8 people in each group.


13:00-15:15  first group 

15:45-18:00 second group 

Cost & Payment: 

50€ for members of Dramatic Combat Finland and/or Nordic Stage Fight Society

70€ for non-members

Pay prior to the workshop to FI82 6601 0001 0767 36 / Dramatic Combat Finland ry

Referense number: 202361

What to have with you:

- long-sleeved comfortable clothing  (pants and a shirt that will cover as much skin as possible).

- earplugs

- gloves (sports or gardening gloves will work just fine!)

- water bottle

Please register to one of the timeslots (at 13:00 or at 15:45) 


KATERINA REPPONEN is a circus artist from Finland. She started her circus training at the age of six. Katerina graduated 2010 from Lahti Further Education Center of circus arts in 2011. Since then Katerina has been performing in many circuses, variete theaters and productions in Europe and USA like Friedrihsbau Variete, Cirque Eloize, Sirkus Finlandia, Cirque Dreams and many more. Katerina is specialized in foot juggling, hand to hand acrobatics and whip cracking. Together with her hand to hand acrobatic partner they have been performing in over 17 countries. In 2014 they won silver prize with their unique hand to hand act at the International Golden Karl circus festival in Latvia.

Katerina will be joined by DCF/NSFS teacher Iiro Heikkilä for this workshop!


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