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Revolutions
This routine was created by Dennis McBride. "Revolutions" is composed of a sideways "Around the World", "Pinwheel", "Vertial 1 " mount, "Mini-Around the World", roll into "Double or Nothing", and a "Ferris Wheel" dismount.


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"Revolutions" begins with a sideways "Around the World."

At this camera angle, you view it as if you were watching someone perform it from the front.


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After one revolution of "Around the World", you intercept the string with your left index finger and do one revolution of "Pinwheel."


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Next have the yo-yo go over your left hand. As the yo-yo is trying to make another revolution of "Pinwheel" you give it some slack and it should shoot up and begin it's way over your left hand.


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The string should make contact with your left index finger and cause the yo-yo to whip around it. Aim to land it on the red outer string.


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After it lands on the red string, you've completed the "Vertical 1 " mount. Accomplishing this manuever is very difficult at first.



Now take your left hand out of the loop so your right hand is supporting the whole string structure. It should look like this.



It's now time to do "Mini-Around the World". You do the rotation by swinging it from the left to right.



This is how it looks after you do the rotation.



Now swing it back in the opposite direction.



This is how it looks after you do the rotation.



Next insert your right index finger into the loop of string that goes around your left index finger.



Expand the loop like so.



With your left hand, make the yo-yo do a rotation by swinging your hand to the left in a semi-circle motion (shown with blue mini-arrows).



The yo-yo goes over your left index finger. Aim to land on the outer blue string.



Once landed, you have "Double or Nothing."




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Dropping the string that goes around your right index finger will take you to this position.


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This is the same position as the previous except we switch camera angles. We will now show it from the side.


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By pulling the right hand this will cause the yo-yo to flip of your left index finger.







After it flips over, you'll be in this position.



Brng it into the "Man on Trapeze" position. To finish off this trick, just toss the yo-yo up in the air and catch.


The hardest part of this trick is probably the transition from the "Pinwheel" to the "Vertical 1 " mount. But nothing is hard if you practice.


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