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{{Infobox Tricks | name = Rock the Baby
==External Link==
 
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| Image = TIRockTheBaby3.JPG
*[http://www.mastermagic.net/TrickVideo/Beginner/Frames/RockTheBaby.html Rock the Baby Video at MasterMagic.net]
 
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| Trick also known as = Blanco
*[http://www.yoyoing.com/beginner/entry2.php?tid=36 Rock the Baby Video at Begin2Spin]
 
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| Type of Trick = Picture
*[http://www.yomega.com/tricks/rockthebaby.html Rock the Baby Video at Yomega.com]
 
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| Invented by = Classic
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| youtube = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvAhreTB-wI
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| begin2spin = http://www.begin2spin.com/entry2.php?tid=36
 
| mastermagic = http://www.mastermagic.net/TrickVideo/Beginner/Frames/RockTheBaby.html
 
| other = http://www.yomega.com/tricks/rockthebaby.html
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| difficulty =1}}'''Rock the Baby''' is a basic picture trick. No special mounting skills are required, so the only thing you need to know is how to throw a [[Sleeper]].
   
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There are lots of variations on this theme, as almost any hold, where you have a rather triangular loop of string in your hand, allows you to rock the yo-yo in it. Some of the more notable variations are also listed on this page.
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==Instructions==
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{{TrickHead}}
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{{TrickStep|pic=TIRockTheBaby1.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step1|comment=
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'''Step 1:''' Throw a Sleeper. Pull a string loop through the gap beteween your throw hand index finger and thumb. This move is the same as [[Robin Hood]].
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{{TrickStep|pic=TIRockTheBaby2.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step2|comment=
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'''Step 2:''' Widen the loop with your free hand and bring it down.
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{{TrickStep|pic=TIRockTheBaby3.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step3|comment=
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'''Step 3:''' Now you can swing the yo-yo through the loop, back...
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{{TrickStep|pic=TIRockTheBaby4.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step4|comment=
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'''Step 4:''' ...and forward.
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{{TrickStep|pic=TIRockTheBaby5.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step5|comment=
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'''Step 5:''' After a few swings, throw the yo-yo forward...
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{{TrickStep|pic=TIRockTheBaby6.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step6|comment=
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'''Step 6:''' ...and let go of the string. The yo-yo will start to wind...
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{{TrickStep|pic=TIRockTheBaby7.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step7|comment=
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'''Step 7:''' ...eating up the string loop...
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{{TrickStep|pic=TIRockTheBaby8.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step8|comment=
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'''Step 8:''' ...and return to your hand. Catch from above.
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}}
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{{TrickBottom}}
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==Trapeze Baby==
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{{TrickHead}}
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{{TrickStep|pic=TITrapezeBaby1.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step11|comment=
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'''Step 1:''' Trapeze Baby is a variation, where the yo-yo hangs in a string loop. Start with a [[Trapeze]].
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{{TrickStep|pic=TITrapezeBaby2.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step12|comment=
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'''Step 2:''' Bring your hands together...
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{{TrickStep|pic=TITrapezeBaby3.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step13|comment=
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'''Step 3:''' ...and put your throw hand against the strings.
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{{TrickStep|pic=TITrapezeBaby4.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step14|comment=
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'''Step 4:''' Widen the loop around your free hand...
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{{TrickStep|pic=TITrapezeBaby5.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step15|comment=
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'''Step 5:''' ...and bring it down.
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{{TrickStep|pic=TITrapezeBaby6.JPG|picres=200px|pictext=Step16|comment=
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'''Step 6:''' You can now rock the yo-yo inside the loop. In a performance, you might say something like: "Did you know? Trapeze artists rock their babies with a safety rope."
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Dismount by simply reversing the steps above until you are back in a trapeze.
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{{TrickBottom}}
 
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Latest revision as of 18:11, 6 January 2016

Rock the Baby
TIRockTheBaby3.JPG
Trick also known as Blanco
Type of Trick Picture
Invented by Classic
Difficulty RedStar.JPGGreyStar.JPGGreyStar.JPGGreyStar.JPGGreyStar.JPG
Videos

YouTube
Begin2Spin
MasterMagic
Other

Rock the Baby is a basic picture trick. No special mounting skills are required, so the only thing you need to know is how to throw a Sleeper.

There are lots of variations on this theme, as almost any hold, where you have a rather triangular loop of string in your hand, allows you to rock the yo-yo in it. Some of the more notable variations are also listed on this page.

Instructions

Step1

Step 1: Throw a Sleeper. Pull a string loop through the gap beteween your throw hand index finger and thumb. This move is the same as Robin Hood.

Step2

Step 2: Widen the loop with your free hand and bring it down.

Step3

Step 3: Now you can swing the yo-yo through the loop, back...

Step4

Step 4: ...and forward.

Step5

Step 5: After a few swings, throw the yo-yo forward...

Step6

Step 6: ...and let go of the string. The yo-yo will start to wind...

Step7

Step 7: ...eating up the string loop...

Step8

Step 8: ...and return to your hand. Catch from above.


Trapeze Baby

Step11

Step 1: Trapeze Baby is a variation, where the yo-yo hangs in a string loop. Start with a Trapeze.

Step12

Step 2: Bring your hands together...

Step13

Step 3: ...and put your throw hand against the strings.

Step14

Step 4: Widen the loop around your free hand...

Step15

Step 5: ...and bring it down.

Step16

Step 6: You can now rock the yo-yo inside the loop. In a performance, you might say something like: "Did you know? Trapeze artists rock their babies with a safety rope."

Dismount by simply reversing the steps above until you are back in a trapeze.


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