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Yo-Yoing is something i do in my spare time. One of my most favorite hobbies! Here I'll give you tons of information on starting and doing basic tricks!!
Im sort of new, as well, but im pretty good.
All right some of the most well known yo-yo companies are these!
Duncan(http://www.yo-yo.com), Yomega (http://www.yomega.com), YoYoJam
(http://www.yoyojam.com), and Pro-Yo (http://www.proyo.com).
There are 2 main types of yo-yos the standard with no "wings" and a nice rounded edge on the inside. the second is the "butterfly" it has rounded wings on the outside edges...great for string tricks!
Now that you have a yo-yo try making it "sleep". To make your yo-yo sleep face the string away from your wrist with palm up. Then, while making a musclebring down your arm and snap your wrist. Your palm should still be facing up though as the yo-yo drops turn over your wrist. Not to fast or you will lose control of the yo-yo. Now that your palm is face down your yo-yo should be at the bottom position spinning.
with a slight yank you can bring your yo-yo back up.
Now that you can sleep, you can now easily, do 2 simple tricks. "Walk the Dog" and "The Buzz Saw". To walk the dog just sleep your yo-yo and gently let it touch the ground. the yo-yo will move away from you. Walk with it and just give it a yank to pull it back up.for the buzz saw your'e going to walk the dog. but this time try it on a tissue box or just an empty cardboard box.( i personally think a tissue box works better!)
I know more tricks but I've run out of time...so if anyone else has any tricks or hints to begginers, Please share!!!
You don't put it here. There is a place to put it. I have no clue at the moment (I have made one though but do to short term memory forgot how to get to the right page) but there is a page.