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Intermediate Yo-Yo Tricks


Jump the Dog Through the Hoop Yo-Yo Trick
Walk the yo-yo beneath the leg under your yo-yo hand.
Walk the yo-yo beneath the leg under your yo-yo hand.

After the Dog Bite Yo-Yo Trick, show your audience that you have taught it some manners by performing the Jump the Dog Through the Hoop Yo-Yo Trick.

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?

How to Do the Jump the Dog Through the Hoop Yo-Yo Trick:

Step 1: Start by Walking the Dog.

Step 2: Instead of walking the dog in front of you, bring the yo-yo behind your leg, and walk your yo-yo beneath the leg that is on the same side of your body as your yo-yo hand.

Put your yo-yo hand on your hip to form a hoop.
Put your yo-yo hand on your hip to form a hoop.

Step 3: Put your yo-yo hand on your hip. Then arch your elbow straight out so that your arm and side form a "hoop."

Give the string a tug to bring the yo-yo back.
Give the string a tug to bring the yo-yo back.

Step 4: Give the string a slight tug to bring the yo-yo back. If you are using a "clutch" yo-yo, wait for the clutch to engage and return the yo-yo automatically. Let the yo-yo swing around behind you and go "through the hoop."

The Motorcycle Yo-Yo Trick is a great test of your string technique. Find out how to do the Motorcycle Trick on the next page.

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