Yo-Yo Knowledge

We break down the basic evolution of the modern yo-yo, in its many shapes and forms.

Beginners Start Here

The Modern Yo-Yo

We break down the basic evolution of the modern yo-yo, in its many shapes and forms.

Tug Response? Bind Response?

What’s the difference between the two response types? We break it down in this article.

Binding?

So you got a bind response yo-yo. How do you get the thing to come back?

String and Looping Tricks Explained

There are two basic sets of trick styles. We explain their difference and show you with demo videos.

Trying New Kinds of Yo-Yo

Learning Off String (4A)

Getting started with Off String yo-yos.

Learning Counterweight (5A)

Getting started with counterweight yo-yos. Attaching weights and throwing your first tricks.

Extra Knowledge

String Twist

What’s the twist in a string, and what does it mean to you?

Gap Width and You

How does the gap width affect your yo-yo, and why should you care?

Edge?

We throw the word “edge” around a lot in our product descriptions. Just what are we talking about?

Shape

Yo-Yos come in many shapes and sizes. We’ll break it down for you.

Axles and Bearings

Bearings also come in many shapes.

Gimmicks and Specialty Parts

How to use Shims

Shims are commonly used to adjust your yo-yo’s gap width. Read on for more info.

Using the Solid Spin Axle System

Shims are commonly used to adjust your yo-yo’s gap width. Read on for more info.