Flair 101 - Building a Routine
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 8:53PM
Chris The Bartender in Flair, Flair Bartending

This week we finally focus on learning how to put moves together to build a routine. There's no wrong way. Just practice, and find what works best for you.

Rules of Flair:
1. Practice, practice, practice.
2. Practice at home, perform at work. Never try anything at work that you can't land at least 90% of the time at home.
3. Always flair safely. Never flair without mats on the ground. Never flair around co-workers who aren't comfortable with it or who don't know how to move around you. Never flair drunk.
4. Practice with empty Malibu bottles (the plastic wrap holds it together in case it breaks) or get a practice bottle from my bar store.
5. Practice with both your left and right hands.
6. Have fun.
7. The FBA motto: Service first, flair second, competition always!


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