One of the hardest things for people trying their hand at spinning tops can be getting their initial throw technique right. The Ripcord allows players to get a few tricks under their belt first by using a smart launcher system. then, when the player feels comfortable enough, they can go back and perfect their throwing style. Smart idea! Spinning tops are getting more and more popular and we're increasingly amazed at the variety of tricks that people are pulling off with them. The Duncan Ripcord is an ideal first spinning top.