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Intermediate Yo-Yo Tricks


Corral Gate Yo-Yo Trick
Pull the string toward you with the first three fingers of your free hand.
Pull the string toward you with the first three fingers of your free hand.

The Corral Gate is a unique trick with intricate string work that will impress everyone. Round 'em up!

How to Do the Corral Gate Yo-Yo Trick:

Step 1: Grab the string about six inches from the top with the first three fingers of your free hand and pull it toward you.

Reach down and grab the string with your yo-yo hand.
Reach down and grab the string with your yo-yo hand.

Step 2: Then reach down with your yo-yo hand, and grab the string with your first three fingers.

Use your free hand to grab the string a third time.
Use your free hand to grab the string a third time.

Step 3: Reach down again with your free hand and grab the string with the same three fingers as in Step 1.

Finish the gate by reaching over with your pinky to grab the string.
Finish the gate by reaching over with your pinky to grab the string.

Step 4: Finish off the gate by first reaching over with your yo-yo hand's pinky finger, then grabbing the string and pulling it up against your fourth finger.

The result should appear as an "X" on its side between two lengths of string. You have just formed a Corral Gate.

The Eiffel Tower Yo-Yo Trick is another great string exercise, just like the Corral Gate trick. Find out how to do it on the next page.

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