How To: Perform the "butterflies" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Do bind variations yo-yo tricks

This video tutorial shows you how to do bind variations yo-yo tricks. The yo-yo is one of the oldest living toys around, and the modern yo-yo of today was born is Santa Barbara, California. There's a gazillion yoyo tricks that you can put in your hobby arsenal, so pay attention and learn from the best. Learn bind variations from simple to elaborate. The bind is a way of bringing a unresponsive yo-yo back to your hand.

How To: Bind to return an unresponsive yo-yo

Everybody had a yo-yo at one point in their life; some when they were just little children, some when they were bored teenagers, some when they found the kid inside of them they never knew of, and even some when they felt retirement was just not very fun. It just goes to show that the yo-yo is not going anywhere anytime soon. Who could ever believe that a toy consisting of two equal disks made of plastic, maybe even wood or metal, with an axle and string could be so damn pleasing, so much dar...

How To: Do basic yo-yo tricks

In this video series, our Yo-Yo expert will get you started on your way to Yo-Yo stardom by demonstrating the basics. He'll show you important things like adjusting your Yo-Yo string to fit your height, and how to hold your Yo-Yo. Our expert will also demonstrate some basic tricks and techniques that every avid Yo-Yoer will need to know before moving on to more advanced moves. So go grab your Yo-Yo and get started today!

How To: Perform the "drop in the bucket" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Perform the "one and a half mount" yo-yo trick

Everybody had a yo-yo at one point in their life; some when they were just little children, some when they were bored teenagers, some when they found the kid inside of them they never knew of, and even some when they felt retirement was just not very fun. It just goes to show that the yo-yo is not going anywhere anytime soon. Who could ever believe that a toy consisting of two equal disks made of plastic, maybe even wood or metal, with an axle and string could be so damn pleasing, so much dar...

How To: Perform the "laceration slack bind" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Perform the "under mount and over mount" yo-yo trick

Everybody had a yo-yo at one point in their life; some when they were just little children, some when they were bored teenagers, some when they found the kid inside of them they never knew of, and even some when they felt retirement was just not very fun. It just goes to show that the yo-yo is not going anywhere anytime soon. Who could ever believe that a toy consisting of two equal disks made of plastic, maybe even wood or metal, with an axle and string could be so damn pleasing, so much dar...

How To: Perform the "split bottom mount" yo-yo trick

Everybody had a yo-yo at one point in their life; some when they were just little children, some when they were bored teenagers, some when they found the kid inside of them they never knew of, and even some when they felt retirement was just not very fun. It just goes to show that the yo-yo is not going anywhere anytime soon. Who could ever believe that a toy consisting of two equal disks made of plastic, maybe even wood or metal, with an axle and string could be so damn pleasing, so much dar...

How To: Yo-Yo like a pro

Yo-yo's are not just for kids anymore. Check out this funky tutorial and learn how to yo-yo like a pro. You can do way more than just pull your yo-yo up and down, with a little practice you will soon be performing tricks and spinning your yo-yo all over the place!

How To: Do the monorail/gondola yo-yo trick

This video tutorial shows you how to do the monorail/gondola yo-yo trick. The yo-yo is one of the oldest living toys around, and the modern yo-yo of today was born is Santa Barbara, California. There's a gazillion yoyo tricks that you can put in your hobby arsenal, so pay attention and learn from the best. Learn the monorail or gondola yo-yo trick.

How To: Do the one drop project yo-yo trick

This video tutorial shows you how to do the one drop project yo-yo trick. The yo-yo is one of the oldest living toys around, and the modern yo-yo of today was born is Santa Barbara, California. There's a gazillion yoyo tricks that you can put in your hobby arsenal, so pay attention and learn from the best. Learn the one drop project yo-yo trick from Yuuki Spencer.

How To: Perform the "sword and shield" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Perform the "folding" chopstick yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Perform the "Houdini mount" yo-yo trick

Everybody had a yo-yo at one point in their life; some when they were just little children, some when they were bored teenagers, some when they found the kid inside of them they never knew of, and even some when they felt retirement was just not very fun. It just goes to show that the yo-yo is not going anywhere anytime soon. Who could ever believe that a toy consisting of two equal disks made of plastic, maybe even wood or metal, with an axle and string could be so damn pleasing, so much dar...

How To: Make a yo-yo sleep

Learn how to throw a sleeper, otherwise known as making a yo-yo go to sleep. It's the most basic trick, and the one that all other tricks are based on!

How To: Do beginner yo-yo tricks

In this video, Tim will show you how to properly put on a yo-yo. While the single loop at the end of string appears complicated, all you have to do is slip the loop on your index or middle finger. Then you hold the yo-yo in the palm of your hand.

News: Who Knew? Dog Pools Make Good Yo-Yos

Two dog pools, some hardware, and damn, you've got yourself a big yo-yo. Chris Allen, a professional yo-yoist (yes, this exists) is claiming world's biggest yo-yo status with his latest creation. It stands 35 inches across, 18 inches wide, and weighs 5.4 pounds. Watch below as Allen tests it off the roof of parking garage of the National Yo-Yo Museum in Chico, California. Previously, Yo Mama Ain't Got Nothin' on Jensen Kimmitt (AKA The Yo-Yo God)

How To: Perform the wrist mount to green triangle yo-yo trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the wrist mount to green triangle yo-yo trick. Begin by throwing a wrist mount with the yo-yo. Put your non-throwing hand's index finger into the string that is furthest to your right. Now do an underpass to the right. Let off the string with your throwing hand and you should now have formed a green triangle. To dismount, simply pop the yo-yo out from the back and land on a trapeze. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy playing wi...

How To: Perform the green triangle yo-yo trick

This is a demonstration of performing the green triangle yo-yo trick. You can start with a trapeze, lift your non throw hand middle finger and swing the yo-yo off the trapeze. Take care that you do not drop the yo-yo, you can use the middle finger to hold the string. Swing just like doing the trapeze so that the string lands at your wrist. Slide your throw hand out of the loop and you will form the green triangle. To dismount pop the yo-yo out of the green triangle and land on the string near...

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