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Discussion in 'Beginners' started by RyBoy, Feb 4, 2020.

  1. RyBoy

    RyBoy n00b

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    •THREAD FOR THE NEWBS•
    Hey all, so I been playing dama since Xmas 2019.
    What are people that have been playing for the same amount of time landing?
    Spread love
     
    Feb 4, 2020
  2. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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  3. Dylan Spencer

    Dylan Spencer n00b

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    I played for a tiny bit in high school but picked it up again last month. Yesterday i started landing lunar flips and now I'm learning lunar Tre flips. I just got a dwi greyscale and since then all my lunar tricks are on point!
     
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  4. RyBoy

    RyBoy n00b

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    Wow nice bro, I’m still trying to figure out the mechanics of a lunar, I’d literally never heard of a kendama until about 6 months ago then got one for Xmas and it’s safe to say I’m hooked
     
    Feb 4, 2020
  5. slothymane

    slothymane Slayer

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    Honestly it's great you're enjoying yourself but I'd advise you to nit overcompare yourself to others. That has caused quite a bit of "dama depression" with me early on. My friends were hitting some crazy stuff while playing the same amount of time.
    It came as far as me not wanting to play "as they are way better anyway"

    just enjoy it! :D Don't pressure yourself
     
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  6. RyBoy

    RyBoy n00b

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    Yeah I fully get this tbh, I think it doesn’t help when I’m not playing I’m watching pro edits and the norx vlog etc on YouTube so I’m like whatttttt!!!!! Why can’t I do that hahaha but then remeber they pro and been doing it for years, but yeah the more tricks I land the more I want to try new stuff
    It’s an awesome community tbh and a very fun toy
     
    Feb 5, 2020
  7. TheYahtzeeCode

    TheYahtzeeCode n00b

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    Started on Christmas as well. I’m working on kenflips, lunar, and spacewalk right now :)
     
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  8. RyBoy

    RyBoy n00b

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    nice nice bro, landed a couple Ken flips to big cup and ken flips to spike but lunar still evades me,
    Tried spacewalk for a while but will wait till I can get outside and not smash my house up
     
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  9. Dylan Spencer

    Dylan Spencer n00b

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    My biggest tip with it besides using your knees is to not try to over correct. Try to land at the apex and tilt the tama a little towards yourself! Its the best feeling ever when you land them!
     
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  10. RyBoy

    RyBoy n00b

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    Thanks my man, well tomorrow is gonna be devoted to landing a whirlwind then will crack on with the lunars
     
    Feb 5, 2020