Learn How to Yo-Yo

Are you here to learn how to yo-yo? Maybe you already know a lot but are looking for something new or interesting to add to your trick toolkit? Mike’s been making tutorials for over 10 years now and has a collection of them in the learn section of the site. Some quick links to the starter sections are listed below. Otherwise, visit the learn page and browse for a new trick to start working on.

Basic Yo-Yo Tricks

Basics of Yo-Yoing

If you are so new that you need to learn about the correct way to put a yo-yo on your hand (there is a correct way) then check out the yo-yo basics section.

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Easy Yo-Yo Tricks

If you already know how to hold and throw a yo-yo, and how to adjust the string for a more comfortable throwing experience, but you haven’t learned some of the foundational tricks of the hobby yet, like walk the dog, rock the baby, etc, then consider working through the Easy Yo-Yo Tricks section below.

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Moderate Yo-Yo Tricks

The training wheels come off and the more advanced techniques come out in the moderate section. Tricks here build on the concepts you’ll have already learned from the basics and easy sections.

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Hard Yo-Yo Tricks

The hard section is comprised of tricks that will push you to the brink of your abilities and hopefully stretch your element toolkit to the point where you can begin crafting some truly polished tricks of your own.

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Teaching at a yo-yo workshop in Eagle, ID around 2009.

Michael has written a beginners book on how to yo-yo titled Learn to Throw. He also produces free to watch yo-yo video tutorials which can be followed in the Learn section of the website. New tutorials are recorded regularly, so check back often for new things to learn.

Join my Yo-Yo Club

As of November of 2020 we have added a community element to the website to allow yo-yoers learning tricks and buying yo-yos from to get to know each other, learn together, and have some friendly competition as we all enjoy this great hobby together.

MikeMonty performing Montgomery Twist 2013
Performing Montgomery Twist – 2013


Welcome to, the homepage of Michael Montgomery, a professional yo-yoer from Idaho in the United States. Learn more about Michael and his personal history with a yo-yo on the about page.


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If you would like to follow Michael on social media he is always posting trick videos on TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook. He also posts yo-yo trick videos, tutorials, unboxings and reviews and more to his YouTube account. In an effort to make finding content an easy event, those are shared here in the blog as they are uploaded.