Double Point Hoop

The Spin City Double Point Hoop Instructor Course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to confidently and effectively use your aerial hoop with double point rigging and will expand your repertoire to include a range of double point-specific techniques.

Online Course Cost: £175

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Course requirements and pre-requisites

You will need:

  • to hold a Spin City Beginners Aerial Hoop Instructor Course certificate, or equivalent certificate
  • access to the internet via a PC, laptop, or mobile device
  • access to at least 1 aerial hoop that can be double-point rigged, safely rigged in an appropriate training environment
  • a minimum of 2 hours’ study/training time per week (to complete the course within the 1-year deadline)
  • a device to film videos on (mobile phones are allowed)

Course units

The theory section of this course will teach you the basic rules of working with a the hoop on double point rigging, how to adapt existing aerial hoop moves from your syllabus, different methods of class planning and double point-specific health and safety. The practical section of this course will cover a wealth of techniques from adaptations on standard aerial hoop moves to new moves created by using the rigging and space above the top bar, to combining both of these into combinations, sequences and ultimately choreography. We will finish with different ways you can incorporate conditioning exercises into your aerial hoop classes to create cross-training option for your students.

Double point hoop units:

  1. Introduction to double point hoop
  2. Double point skills
  3. Adapting moves to double point rigging
  4. Combinations and creativity
  5. Strength and conditioning
  6. Health and safety

Course moves list


  • Trash Can
  • Single Hand Splits Away Variations
  • High Arabesque
  • Open Up Splits
  • Double Point Flag
  • Owl


  • Standing Up from Owl (behind and in front of the hoop)
  • Reverse Figurehead
  • Standing Crucifix
  • Double Point Chard
  • Hang Glider
  • Lifted Crucifix
  • Crucifix Hang
  • Figurehead
  • Cabot Circus
  • Standing Ballerina
  • Amazon Above the Hoop


  • Dolphin (Superhero)
  • Superman
  • Sitting on Top
  • Donut
  • Layback on Top
  • Step Over to Sitting
  • Split Grip Cobra
  • Catchers
  • Split Grip Half Catchers
  • Flipped Ankle Hang

Course assessment

This course has two main parts to the assessment; a theory assessment and a short video to show your technical ability.

Theory AssessmentPractical Assessment
Answer theory questions related to each unit of the course. Questions are multiple choice, or short answers.
Film a continuous combination of 5 moves from the double point hoop course.
You will have 1 year from the date you are enrolled onto the course to complete the online study and assessment.
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