I know that just playing and spending time learning new tricks help but, how do you get creative to do those slack/whip tricks? Any tips are welcome.
I think it all starts with the basics… as I’m playing, playing, playing, learning, learning, learning I’ll have that mistake or miss that turns into something cool. I try and refine that “mistake” into something repeatable that looks half way cool. Heck if it feels good, doesn’t matter if it looks cool. Flow!
I think a camera would help… being able to go back and see what just happened with the string would be super helpful.
Welcome to the Forums from Pennsylvania. I’m still learning Plastic Whip, my first whip trick.
Welcome brother, I believe you first need to learn the basics, after you had incorporated several slacks tricks, the combination with those will come naturally.
Just a guess, I’m still in the basics.
Slacks need a pinch, experiment with pinching in different mounts. Whips require aim, don’t take you’re eye off the gap.
@KeremTheIcy Welcome to the club.
@Exmime makes it sound easy. It’s probably easier then we think.
Learn a dozen slack tricks, and watch every tutorial, you’ll start to get a feel for the concept.
And i agree with video the more you watch yourself the more you’ll learn what your doing wrong and right.
…then go around your leg, now your other leg, now both legs then one arm, now both arms, now your neck, grind it on your teeth, and dismount!
Alright thanks, I have already learnt the newest tutorial on unprld Daniel Kim’s momentum slack trick. It helped me get inspired
Yeah I have tried recording tricks to see how it looked, Slow-mo is even better
I have 3 ways for you:
Mistake that was “perfected”
- doing a trick, miss a string pinch, string slowly floats around the yoyo (nearly matrix style) and you see a loop to throw your finger into. You get excited and try doing it again and again till you can actually hit it consistently.
Random arm flailing
- the most fun of course. Get into a mount you already know. Pinch a string and try to let different parts of the mount go. Where does the string fall? Can you flip or flick the loop a different direction?
Inspiration from others
-probably the most common. See someone do a cool slack trick off one mount. You think huh, wonder what other mount I can do that/ a similar motion off of?