Introduction: How to Make a Yoyo Sleep (Sleeper Yo-yo Trick)

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This instructable will show you how to throw a sleeper the most basic trick in yo-yoing.

Step 1: Holding a Yo-Yo

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Holding a yoyo is the most important part to yo-yoing. The way you hold a yo-yo effects everything. The right way to hold it is have your yo-yo in your palm with the gap on your middle finger.

Step 2: Throwing Anticipation

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this step is easy just raise the yo-yo just above you shoulder.

Step 3: Throw Your Sleeper

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Now finnaly throw down your yo-yo so that you flick your wrist and let go of your yo-yo note that when you start to move your hand first you should let go of your yo-yo as soon as possible.


usbfuse (author)2009-06-25

um did a normal throw and it still sleeps this thing was not a good constructable

thoraxe (author)2008-09-17

I was wondering.....I have a cheap yo-yo that is tied securely at the axle. The axle is stationary. How do i make the yo-yo sleep from here?

napalm008 (author)2008-04-06

well thats the point to yoyo you need to throw a sleeper i am working on some trick instructables atleast 2 will be out by april 8th

mrmath (author)2008-04-06

I really don't see how this is telling me how to do anything but throw a yo-yo. Did I miss something?

mileysuperfan7 (author)2008-04-06

Thanks i guess i havent been sleeping right.

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