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Yo-Yo Trick: Escape Ladder(5A Trick)

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This trick is a 5A (Instead of having the yoyo attached to a finger, it is attached to a counterweight) trick.

Need:
Knowledge of basic yoyo mounts
A Yo-yo (preferably unresponsive, which means that it won't come back with a tug)
A Counterweight (A dice or a bouncy ball)
String

Steps:
1. Perform a Double or Nothing with your thumb
2. Perform a Chopsticks Mount (Land the yoyo between the string btwn. your thumb and index finger)
3. Let go of your counterweight
4. Pull the CW btwn. your thumb and index finger
5. Swing your hand around the yoyo
6. Re-insert the CW
7. Here's the hard part: you'll need to let go of everything and cross your arms
8. Land a cross-armed trapeze
9. Bind



Yo-yo used: BadRep by RecRev
Music Used: Get Up Stand Up - Bob Marley
champion4662 years ago
OMG that was soooooo cool I am really bad at even the simplest yo yo tricks eg. walk the dog!!
Sunny1246135 years ago
Wow that was really short but I really liked it!
sick video even sicker badrep
What yoyo is that?
A good name6 years ago
sorry, my bad, there is a video.
A good name6 years ago
Steps: 1. Perform a Double or Nothing with your thumb 2. Perform a Chopsticks Mount (Land the yoyo between the string btwn. your thumb and index finger) 3. Let go of your counterweight 4. Pull the CW btwn. your thumb and index finger 5. Swing your hand around the yoyo 6. Re-insert the CW 7. Here's the hard part: you'll need to let go of everything and cross your arms 8. Land a cross-armed trapeze 9. Bind Sorry but this is very uninformative. It makes no sense unless you know what half those tings are. I'd edit it to include pictures also. For all we know, you just made all this up.
ipatch6 years ago
niice choice in music man! Bob Marley!
lawizeg6 years ago
Awesome. Just one thing though, where's you get that yo-yo? It's awesome, i love the color, and the way it is...Tell me please?
rypersonboy (author)  lawizeg6 years ago
You can find it at www.yoyonation.com It's called the RecRev BadRep
Clayton H.6 years ago
Isn't it called freehand?
rypersonboy (author)  Clayton H.6 years ago
That is an alternate name for it. But in "yoyo terms" and in competitions, it is referred as 5A.
Nice video and good info.
so i've got a question. does the video need to be an instructional video on how to do a trick, or can it be a music video with a bunch of tricks?
The requirements: - 30 second video - sign at the beginning - yoyo tricks - have a tip for at least one trick in the text - make it clear which trick the tip is for So you can go either way.
Nice. Unfortunately, I think I might be doing split the atom for the contest.... I just need to find my yo-yo string and buy a better yo-yo. All I have is the AXLE elite ($39.99), The CrossFire ($19.99), and the very crappy Fire Ball ($8.00.) However that titanium yo-yo looks cool... I hope I win, but compared to you, I'm not sure if I have a very good chance.

You are very good, my friend, and I also hope YOU win, if I don't.
ItsTheHobbs6 years ago
wow. I wish I could yoyo and win that sick titanium yoyo.
thebboy6 years ago
sweet! i need to learn to do this stuff
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