Duncan Yo-Yo Professionals Takeshi Kamisato & Drew Tetz are performing once again at the Downtown Disney® Area in Lake Buena Vista, Florida 2/15 through 2/17! Visit Once Upon A Toy in the Downtown Disney® Marketplace to meet the guys and learn a trick or two! They’ll be on site each day from 2-9pm!
Archives for February 7, 2013
We’ve talked before about yoyo music, but in addition to the slightly-awesome Alex Garcia theme song, there have been some pretty amazing clunkers written about yoyos.
This one popped up on my radar today…it’s a very old Scottish school children’s song, at least 50 years old.
Less charming but significantly more hilarious is this cover of The Bangles “Walk Like An Egyptian” by British artist Jode. I don’t even have to make any jokes about this, all you have to do is watch it.
From legendary comedy songstress Ruth Wallis comes this series of double-entendres on a 78-speed single from 1947.
I have no idea how old this is, but it’s worth including because seriously…LOOK AT THAT GUY’S SUIT!
Last but not least, we have to hook you up with the Super YoYo theme song from the 2000s “Super YoYo” cartoon that originated in Japan, and then was adapted for the Chinese market.
Super Friends Kendy from Taiwan just dropped this great video that’s well worth a look…from the animated intro to the burly tricks, this might be my new favorite gang of kendama players. Plus, they’re superheroes. So, you know, they’ve got that going for them.
It is without question that Bryan Figeuroa is one of the greatest 4A players to ever grace the stage. He has won the US National Yo-Yo Contest six times, the California State Championships three times, and has placed second at the World Yo-Yo Contest in 2012. With such an illustrious 4A career, it’s no surprise that Bryan’s 1A has gotten lost in the shuffle.
Bryan has crafted a truly unique 1A style, and he spent a few minutes with Sector Y at a recent Spindox meet so he could show off some of his 1A moves. Most of these are little moves, and not necessarily full length tricks or long combos. They’re simply cool moves that he wanted to commit to video before he forgot them.
This is the first entry in the Memory Dump series. The series aims to film little moves that would otherwise get swept away in the fast moving world of yoyoing.