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Robin Hood
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Trick also known as
Type of Trick Picture
Invented by Classic
Difficulty RedStarGreyStarGreyStarGreyStarGreyStar
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Robin Hood starts like Rock the Baby, but is basically just the dismount. A fine effect nonetheless. You need a responsive yo-yo to perform this, as doing a Bind would ruin the effect.

Instructions

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Step 1: Throw a Sleeper. Bring your throw hand thumb against the string and, using your free hand index finger,...

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Step 2: ...pull the string towards you, like an archer.

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Step 3: Now simply let go of the string. The following steps happen in a split second and are only documented here in detail to show off, what can be done with high speed photography. The yo-yo will wind...

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Step 4: ...and although the string...

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Step 5: ...looks like a real mess...

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Step 6: ...in these pictures...

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Step 7: ...the yo-yo winds cleanly. Catch from above.