How To Do Split The Atom Yoyo Trick Tutorial

How To Do Split The Atom Yoyo Trick Tutorial

How To Do Split The Atom Yoyo Trick Tutorial

split the atom yoyo trick
Split the Atom is a pretty complex trick. There are a lot of strings, steps, and chances to get lost or make a mistake. Are you up for the challenge to figure it out?

Split the Atom Video Tutorial

  • Learn Split the Atom yo-yo trick from pro yoyo player Ann Bubak

How to do Split the Atom

  1. Split Bottom Mount
    • Start with a Split Bottom Mount.
  2. Non-throw hand under
    • Next, your non-throw hand moves under and around the yoyo towards you until you are pushing the two strings in front forward with your index finger.
  3. Throw hand under
    • Move your throw hand under the yoyo away from you as the yoyo lands on the back string that’s pushing with your index finger.
  4. Flip forward
    • Insert throw hand index finger in between the string, and flip forward, similar to Braintwister, 3 times.
  5. Unfold and bind
    • Then unfold the strings and bind to catch.


  • Spread the strings apart to create space for landing on a correct string

Most Common Mistakes

  • Dropping all string before return instead of unmounting

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