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How to Wind Up and Make an Unresponsive Yo-Yo Come Back

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAFrOS8AQmQ”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text]This video focuses on a few techniques for beginners with an Unresponsive who are needing to get it back to their hand so they can throw it again. First it will show you how to wind up a ball bearing yoyo, next you see how to do a basic frontstyle bind, then it shows you a basic sidestyle bind, and finally we discuss the concept of a safety throw.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Why Yo-Yo String Color is Important to Think About

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdo5mFqW2GA”][vc_column_text]This video discusses yo-yo string color and why it’s important to be aware of it when it comes to performing a freestyle at a contest or even just recording a trick video. The main idea being to pick a color that contrasts well against your clothing and the background.

If you want more information about the freestyle workshop you can learn more here: http://mikemonty.com/product/how-to-create-a-yo-yo-freestyle-3-week-course/[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Oppsie Doopsie

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LtZaK3Cu14″][vc_column_text]Mike finishes the special wrist mount trick he showed off last week and names it Oppsie Doopsie.

Enrollment for the freestyle course is now open! http://mikemonty.com/product/how-to-create-a-yo-yo-freestyle-3-week-course/[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Unboxing the YoYoFactory D10 Nate Dailey’s signature

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVKoddGszu8″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text]Mike “unboxes” and shows off the YoYoFactory D10 that Freddy Flores loaned him to make a review of. The D10 is the signature yo-yo of Nate Dailey.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Over Wrist Mount Whip

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5NjNpTQ2JI”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text]Mike shows you how to do the over wrist mount whip,  a very flashy looking and fun to do element that is a great piece to add to your trick toolbox.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Fancy Wrist Mount Trick

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNKm0-AMp48″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text]In today’s edition of Trick Maker Monday or TrickLab, you decide, Mike shows you a trick he’s been working on off camera that involves a fun little way to get into a wrist mount he stumbled across a short while back and the trick he’s been building off of it.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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How to make yo-yo string

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/XUX8EVLyCN4″ align=”center”][vc_column_text]In this video Mike goes through the process of how to make yo-yo string. With a little trial and error and a lot of making it up as you go, he eventually ended up with a passable product. The string is light blue polyester, it’s durable, slightly rough, whips well, does great with fast lacerations, and holds its tension well for slack trick. While not entirely an instructional video this video will give you an understanding of how string making works and shows an extremely low-budget way of making string if you have any interest in trying it out for yourself. If you are interested in purchasing any string from Mike you can let him know by sending him a message.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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The Kickflip Suicide Catch

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/2W5EwkETg5g” align=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text]In this video Mike teaches a fixed axle trick known as the Kickflip Suicide, a hard but fun to hit trick. The trick was requested by Christopher Hansen, a site sponsor. You can become a sponsor too by going to http://mikemonty.com/become-a-sponsor[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Chopstick Slack

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQnHN-UMO40″ align=”center”][vc_column_text]In this edition of Trick Maker Monday Mike explores a chopstick trick starting from an interesting mount he stumbled across recently. The trick comes out short and sweet, and needs a name, so suggest some in the comments![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]