Once you can give the diabolo speed and keep it on the string then you are ready to learn some tricks, The first trick you should learn is the elevator. Get the diabolo spinning fast and have it unwrapped, then wrap the diabolo with the right hand stick as if you were about to give the diabolo speed, instead of giving the diabolo speed pull down the stick tight below the diabolo, and it should move up.
The next trick you should learn how to do is a trapeze, to do a trapeze just swing the diabolo to your right, then catch the string on the stick and catch the diabolo on the part of the string that is not on the stick.
The Last basic trick is the throw, point your sticks down and then pull them apart. THis will put the diabolo into the air, once it is in the air point your right handstick at it to catch.
The last basic trick you should learn is the