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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 "hyper pendulum" 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 "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: 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: Do the "Pac-Man" yo-yo trick

Need a hobby? The yo-yo is the perfect to for anyone in need of a hobby to keep them busy. Did you know that it's also one of the oldest toys around, and that modern yoyo's have been born and perfected in Santa Barbara, California? Did you know there's millions of tricks out there for your disposal, for your fun, for your arsenal? In this video tutorial, learn how to do the "Pac-Man" yo-yo trick. The Pacman is a great advanced 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 "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 "static flow" 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 "wrist 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 "ladder 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: 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.

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!

News: Tokyo Yo-yo Master

Vive Cool City (a crew of raucous Aussies who decided to make internet TV) tour the world featuring marvels, oddities, and cultural anomalies. This particular episode features Minoru, veteran Yo-yo World Champion. This dude is good. Skip ahead approximately half way through to see his moves.

How To: Do the "ladder escape" yo-yo trick

Need a hobby? The yo-yo is the perfect to for anyone in need of a hobby to keep them busy. Did you know that it's also one of the oldest toys around, and that modern yoyo's have been born and perfected in Santa Barbara, California? Did you know there's millions of tricks out there for your disposal, for your fun, for your arsenal? In this video tutorial, learn how to do the "ladder escape" yo-yo trick. The ladder escape is a great advanced trick.

How To: Perform the "candy rain" 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: Do experts tricks with the yo-yo

In this instructional video, our expert will demonstrate a variety of expert yo-yo tricks for the very advanced yo-yoer. Our expert will show step-by-step instructions for expert Yo-Yo string tricks, like the gyroscopic flop trick, the jade whip, and the skin the gerbil trick. If you've been looking for the ultimate challenge to update your Yo-Yo skills, you'll find it here with tips and techniques from a yo-yo expert.

How To: Do intermediate yo-yo tricks

In this instructional video, our expert will demonstrate a variety of intermediate Yo-Yo tricks for the more advanced Yo-Yoer. Our expert will show step-by-step instructions for advanced Yo-Yo string trick, like the flying trapeze trick, the sidewinder, and the drop in the bucket trip. If you've been looking for a challenge to update your Yo-Yo skills you'll find them here with tips and techniques from a Yo-Yo expert.

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