Course: Core Pogo Sticking

Lead Instructor:  Bruce and Brian Spencer
 Access:  Public   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.
Free (Registration Required)

Pogo Stick Physics and Technology

Learn about pogo stick design and how the physics of the new stick designs give it capabilities and altitudes never before thought possible.
Free (Registration Required)

Basic Low Altitude Tricks

Pogo stick world record holder Brian Spencer covers the key points you need to know to pull off low altitude pogo tricks.
Free (Registration Required)

Aggressive Free Riding

Pogo stick world record holder Brian Spencer teachs how to navigate obstacles, jumps, stairs and other challenges related to agressive free ride pogo-sticking in an urban/suburban environment.

Course Specs

  • Path Channel: Learn.SkillTrain > > >
  • Date Launched 4/3/2006
  • Length 52 min, 31 sec
  • Cost Free
  • Status Active
  • Code CS-00000002
  • Prerequisite None

Course Goals

Test Your Knowledge

There are not currently any tests related to 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.