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Intermediate Yo-Yo Tricks


Monkey Climb the Tree Yo-Yo Trick
Lift the spinning yo-yo above your yo-yo hand.
Lift the spinning yo-yo above your yo-yo hand.

After you've learned to perform the Monkey Climb the Tree Yo-Yo Trick, you won't have to go to a zoo to watch a monkey.

As the yo-yo "climbs" the string, be sure to follow its progress with your eyes.

How to Do the Monkey Climb the Tree Yo-Yo Trick:

Step 1: Throw a fast Sleeper.

Step 2: Bring your free hand up and slip your forefinger under the middle of the string. With your free hand, lift the spinning yo-yo straight up until it is hanging above your yo-yo hand.

Pull gently downward with your yo-yo hand.
Pull gently downward with your yo-yo hand.

Step 3: Place the string closest to your yo-yo finger inside the groove of the spinning yo-yo. Hold your free hand still and gently pull downward with your yo-yo hand. The yo-yo will appear to "climb" the string.

Step 4: When the yo-yo reaches the top of its climb, slip the string off your finger. The yo-yo will wind up and return to your hand.

The Slurp the Spaghetti Yo-Yo Trick is best when you really ham it up. Learn how to do this funny trick on the next page.

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