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Hydrona

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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #15 on: December 02, 2019, 03:19:47 AM »

 Thank you Kevinm!
Im going to practice a lot today  :)
I have all the time!
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #16 on: December 02, 2019, 07:30:52 AM »

I just landed 2 boomerangs in a row! 
And my mom was watching  :D, who was amazed by what I did!
*does a happy dance*
If you can do it with someone watching, that means you got it!
You will have a bunch of fun with the newer tops. Now it’s time for you to start becoming a string snob, get some custom strings and you will be set!
The 3 phases of learning a trick are,
1: do it 1 time   2: do it with your mouth closed    3: do it with someone watching.
If you did all that, it’s yours.

The only thing I'd advice any new top player... Practice Corkscrew with your mouth closed ... yeah... I've hit my face a couple of time.. this trick is scary in the beggining
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #17 on: December 02, 2019, 07:35:50 AM »

I just landed 2 boomerangs in a row! 
And my mom was watching  :D, who was amazed by what I did!
*does a happy dance*
If you can do it with someone watching, that means you got it!
You will have a bunch of fun with the newer tops. Now it’s time for you to start becoming a string snob, get some custom strings and you will be set!
The 3 phases of learning a trick are,
1: do it 1 time   2: do it with your mouth closed    3: do it with someone watching.
If you did all that, it’s yours.

The only thing I'd advice any new top player... Practice Corkscrew with your mouth closed ... yeah... I've hit my face a couple of time.. this trick is scary in the beggining
LOL  ;D thanks for the tip Paxl!
That must have hurt :( 
Btw I'm not there yet,  still perfecting boomerang  :) but I have much fun already!
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #18 on: December 02, 2019, 08:54:19 AM »

I just landed 2 boomerangs in a row! 
And my mom was watching  :D, who was amazed by what I did!
*does a happy dance*
If you can do it with someone watching, that means you got it!
You will have a bunch of fun with the newer tops. Now it’s time for you to start becoming a string snob, get some custom strings and you will be set!
The 3 phases of learning a trick are,
1: do it 1 time   2: do it with your mouth closed    3: do it with someone watching.
If you did all that, it’s yours.

The only thing I'd advice any new top player... Practice Corkscrew with your mouth closed ... yeah... I've hit my face a couple of time.. this trick is scary in the beggining
LOL  ;D thanks for the tip Paxl!
That must have hurt :( 
Btw I'm not there yet,  still perfecting boomerang  :) but I have much fun already!

yeah... I also had a big scare when I received my 4in watt top straigh on the nose... yeah... I don't corkscrew BIG top anymore :P
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #19 on: December 02, 2019, 03:54:04 PM »

I just learned something from it: a different way of doing the skyrocket!  :-[ I always wrapped the string around the top with my throwing hand, then let the string from my non-throwing hand fall across the string and pulled up with my throwing hand. Mark's simpler: you wrapped with your non-throwing hand, let the string fall and pull with your throwing hand. Back to basics! 

In my opinion it doesn't work quite as well as the first method you mentioned.
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #20 on: December 02, 2019, 08:39:33 PM »

In my opinion it doesn't work quite as well as the first method you mentioned.
I agree with you. You can see Mark string sliding quite a bit through the top when he does it.
But it's easier to explain, so I was thinking it might be better for teaching new players. When I teach skyrocket is common for people to forget to do the cross over.
When I first tried Mark's method with one of my flexible 3D printed tops it worked very well. But now I have tried it with my trusty hollow point, skinny and heavy, and it actually doesn't work! So I'm back to the old method.

I'm curious if Mark is one of the few doing it like that or if this is common.
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #21 on: December 03, 2019, 12:44:56 PM »

Thank you Tao  :)
My mom was suprised by how fast I learned it! 
But she does not doubt it , that I am a fast learner .
And thanks to you all, the folks that never let me down, I see my future as a spin top player  :D
After all this time of practice and failure,   I did it,  and I'm proud of myself ! Giving up is not an option!

Wahou! That's a big step crossed! I agree with your mom, you look like a fast learner!
In no time you'll be visited by the regenerating genius...

Oh and why didn't I saw this video before? It's a must add to spintricks for sure!
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #22 on: December 03, 2019, 12:48:01 PM »

Thank you Tao  :)
My mom was suprised by how fast I learned it! 
But she does not doubt it , that I am a fast learner .
And thanks to you all, the folks that never let me down, I see my future as a spin top player  :D
After all this time of practice and failure,   I did it,  and I'm proud of myself ! Giving up is not an option!

Wahou! That's a big step crossed! I agree with your mom, you look like a fast learner!
In no time you'll be visited by the regenerating genius...

Oh and why didn't I saw this video before? It's a must add to spintricks for sure!
Thanks!  I do practice daily  :)
For now, I just do it slow and steady.
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #23 on: December 03, 2019, 12:56:31 PM »

Prepare some phone or even better camera as there will be a lot to learn, (from different people/technics not to say that you need to learn a lot) better to have examples and lessons on film...
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #24 on: December 03, 2019, 12:57:39 PM »

Prepare some phone or even better camera as there will be a lot to learn, better to have examples and lessons on film...
A very great idea  ;)
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #25 on: December 04, 2019, 05:47:39 AM »

Made a little video  :)
https://youtu.be/BgxH57Fexec
I practice again today,  I have so much fun doing a boomerang trick with my spin top  :D
It gives me a boost!
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #26 on: December 04, 2019, 01:19:50 PM »

Good form!  :)

Merry go round next!
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« Reply #27 on: December 05, 2019, 04:39:08 AM »

Good form!  :)

Merry go round next!
Yes, but I want to practice on boomerang. first I want to get it at least 80% succesful on my hand  :)
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #28 on: December 05, 2019, 07:51:19 PM »

Practice merry-go-round! That’s the beauty of boomerang, you will be practicing boomerang to start all the basic tricks, so practicing m-g-r = practicing boomerang.
Also, pro tip, it helps with boomerang if you shout it out loud ever time you throw.
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Re: Boomerang spin top practice ! Succes!
« Reply #29 on: December 06, 2019, 02:16:58 AM »

Thanks Kevinm  :)
I can throw a boomerang 80% of the time.
Indeed, merry go round is next !
I look forward to land it too!
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