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Stopping a spinning hat

At some point you'll need to stop the hat from spinning. You can either do this simply by catching the hat with the left hand or by using one of the following methods.

Stick catch

Hit the hat towards the center to give it a little more height and then as it comes down, catch the hat on the end of the stick. You are now in position to do the stick start.

Head catch

Hit the hat dead center so that it goes high in the air, when it returns catch it on your head. See the head catch in the main tricks section for more advice about how to catch a hat on your head. It's probably a wise idea to learn the throw to the head first.

Foot catch

As for the head catch, hit the hat so that it goes higher than usual, this time catch it on the tip of your foot. You are now in position to do a kick up.

Author: LP Date created: 2003-03-10 16:22:41
Last Editor: LP Date edited: 2003-03-10 16:22:41
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