How To Do Elevator Yoyo Trick Tutorial

How To Do Elevator Yoyo Trick Tutorial

How To Do Elevator Yoyo Trick Tutorial

Elevator Yoyo Trick Tutorial
Elevator is one of a player's all time favorite yoyo tricks. It is not too difficult, but super cool looking and satisfying once you land it.

Elevator Video Tutorial

  • Learn Elevator yo-yo trick from pro yoyo player Ann Bubak


  • Start with yoyo leaning on a string right above your throw hand
  • Have your hands in vertical line, throw hand down, non throw hand up
  • Pop the yoyo over your non throw hand index finger

Most Common Mistakes

  • Hands not in vertical line
  • Yoyo not climbing up on a string
  • Yoyo not going over non throw hand index finger
  • Starting with yoyo too high above throw hand

Elevator Steps

  1. The throw
    • Start with strong Sleeper.
  2. Lift the string
    • Take only the index finger of your non-throw hand, curling in the rest of your fingers, and lifting the string up.
  3. Yoyo against the string
    • You’ll then move your throw hand underneath while placing the yoyo against the string.
  4. Index finger up
    • Keep your throw hand still while your index finger will go up as the yoyo will be guided upward on the string.
  5. Toss it up
    • Once the yoyo reaches the top, toss it up and over your finger. The yoyo should then automatically come back to your hand.

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