Self-Directed SpinPoi Certification Portal

Congratulations on beginning your certification journey! Please see the checklist below for all the components of the certification process. You may complete the components in any order, and send in your documents/videos one at a time as you complete them or all at once. Your certification will not be evaluated until all of the components have been received.


1. Track Your Progress

Refer to the Course Workbook for a full checklist of what is required, details on each required element, and supporting resources.

2. Make Your Way Through the Course Slides and Presentation

View the Course Slides

Watch the Course Presentation Video

3. Learn Your Poi Movements

Use the video tutorials below to learn the fundamentals and seed movements which you will need to pass the poi proficiency exam.

Learn the fundamentals

Learn the seed moves

5. Turn in Qualify Documents

Details about each of these requirements can be found in the course workbook

  • Police check
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2 (optional)
  • Proof of Additional Qualifications (optional)

6. Complete Practical Components

Details about each of these requirements can be found in the course workbook

Poi proficiency exam

Routine to music

Lesson plans


All documents/videos/application materials should be sent to: [email protected]

By submitting your application, you agree to your practical exam routine videos becoming part of the SpinPoi certified instructor database. This means your routine videos will be viewable by other SpinPoi certified instructors only (NOT the general public). The routine videos are a valuable resource for our community, helping to inspire instructors around the world.