Hot Yo-yo How-Tos

How To: Yo-yo

Nemo Concepcion was among the first demonstrators hired by the Duncan Yoyo Company during the Depression and the originator of many tricks. Not your average tutorial video, this is more educational with some interesting yo-yo history and you will still learn how to do some great tricks. Yo-yo.

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: 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: 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 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...

How To: Do Mark Montgomery's chopsticks yo-yo trick

Mark Montgomery is an award-winning yo-yo artist and a former member of Team Buzz-On and Team Omega. In this video, you will get step-by-step instructions for how to do an impressive chopsticks trick that Montgomery introduced in 2006, then you'll learn "The Wave", a new trick inspired by Montgomery. These tricks aren't for beginners, so pay attention!

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 "magic knot" 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 "magic knot" yo-yo trick. The magic knot thing is a great advanced trick.

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: Perform the "spirit bomb" 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 "bee sting" 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 "bee sting" yo-yo trick. The bee sting is a great advanced trick.

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: 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: Do the Yukki Spencer yo-yo trick

This video tutorial shows you how to do the Yukki Spencer yo-yo trick from the 2007 World Finals. 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 Yukki Spencer's yo-yo trick.

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 "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 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: 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: 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.

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