Course: Core Pogo Sticking

Lead Instructor:  Bruce and Brian Spencer
 Access:  All   Status:  Active   Course:  Free
The Core Pogo Sticking Series, hosted by Bruce and Brian Spencer of Vurtego, is designed to give you a good base of knowledge about the pogo stick, its evolution, and how to maximize its potential with tricks never before possible.

Pogo Sticking has gone extreme and the shows in this series will teach you the core techniques to get involved in the sport.

Course Lessons (4)


All About the Pogo Stick

This show covers the history of pogo sticking and the hobby's evolution into an extreme sport. It also goes into the health benefits of pogoing, its popularity, world records and basic bouncing tec...

Free (Registration Required)

Pogo Stick Physics and Technology

Since the pogo stick's inception, man has built jet airplanes, walked on the moon and created the Internet, but the pogo stick has remained virtually unchanged. Learn about basic pogo stick design ...

Free (Registration Required)

Basic Low Altitude Tricks

This program covers the key points you need to know to pull off low altitude tricks, including safety requirements, the basics of trick riding, no-handers, no-footers, foot-grabs, bar spins and tab...

Free (Registration Required)

Aggressive Free Riding

Brian Spencer describes a new kind of pogo-sticking, Aggressive Free Riding, made possible by the new breed of pogo stick. As one of only a handful of people in the world with Aggressive Free Ridin...

Course Specs

Course Chapters

There are no individual chapters available for this course.

Course Goals

  1. Understand the Course topic
  2. Refine your ability to execute the techniques presented in the Course
  3. Become familiar with drills that can be used to develop your skills
  4. Achieve significant proficiency in the material

Testing & Certification

There are not currently any tests or certifications for this course.

Lead Instructor

Bruce and Brian Spencer


Bruce and Brian Spencer are the founders and, respectively, the Chief Engineer and Chief Test Pilot for Vurtego, a leading producer of extreme pogo sticks.Bruce's background as an aerospace engineer for Northrop, working on the F-18 fighter, and then as a firefighter for 28 years, gave him the unique skill set necessary to create the most advanced pogo stick in the industry.