How to Wind up Modern Spin Top

How to Wind up Modern Spin Top

How to Wind up Modern Spin Top

wind up spin top
Learning how to wind up Spin Top is the last step before finally throwing your Spinning Top. Winding up correctly is super important before you start learning spinning top tricks. So let's learn how to wind up your modern spin top.

Wind Up Spin Top Steps

  1. Start by holding the Spin Top with your non-throw hand and place the string ring around the top.
  2. Pull the string to the farthest side of the tip and then towards you.
  3. Wind up the string around the Spin Top. Make sure the string is stretched and tight with no gaps.
  4. If the string ring falls or string gets loose, start over.
  5. Place the finger ring outside of your palm, between your middle and ring fingers. Hold the spintop only with your finger tips and with the tip pointing up.
  6. And that is it, now you are finally ready to throw  and learn spinning top tricks.

Wind Up Spin Top Video Tutorial

Wind Up Spin Top Tips

  • Wind the string tight
  • Make sure you wind in correct direction

Most Common Mistakes

  • Fallen string ring
  • Gaps between strings
  • String not winded tightly
  • String winded too tight
  • Wrong direction of wind up

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