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Advanced Yo-Yo Tricks for Kids


Skyrocket Yo-Yo Trick
Take your finger out of the string while the yo-yo is sleeping.
Take your finger out of the string while the yo-yo is sleeping.

The Skyrocket Yo-Yo Trick is a blast. If you want to take a trip into outer space, here's your chance.

How to Do the Skyrocket Yo-Yo Trick:

Step 1: Start by throwing a fast Sleeper.

Step 2: While the yo-yo is sleeping, take the string off the finger of your yo-yo hand with your free hand. Hold the string with your free hand just below the loop.

Jerk the string up and watch your yo-yo blast off.
Jerk the string up and watch your yo-yo blast off.

Step 3: Jerk the string upward and let go of it as the yo-yo passes your hand. The yo-yo will blast off like a skyrocket. Pull both hands back to clear the way.

Try catching the yo-yo in your pocket.
Try catching the yo-yo in your pocket.

Step 4: Once the yo-yo begins to descend, have it "splash down" in your hand. If you want to show off a bit, try catching it in your pant's pocket.

The Man on the Flying Trapeze Yo-Yo Trick lets you send your yo-yo flying in a whole new way. Find out how to do this yo-yo trick on the next page.

Want to learn more yo-yo tricks? See: