It can seem like this thing has nothing to do with yoyoing at all. And that might be true. But because i personally have a massive problem with keeping still, i’ve decided that it doesn’t matter. I am trying to find something small, inconspicuous for quite some time now and the Fidget Dice is the best thing i’ve found so far. And because i know how annoying fidgeting can get – to both yourself and your surroundings – i’ve decided to introduce it into our store :).

A lot of yoyo players started to throw just because they are exactly the sort of a person who just can’t keep still. They are the person who constantly clicks their pen, they tap their fingers on the table, bounce their leg or they order leaflets and magazines in a waiting room. And that’s exactly the sort of a person who is going to love the Fidget dice.

It fits perfectly into a pocket, it is made from a pleasant material, you can play with it discreetly (either when you don’t want to disturb everyone or if you want to hide your nervousness) and most importantly – it is so satisfying to use. Each of the six sides has a different use:

  • five rubberised buttons. Three of which produce a very satisfying clicking sound (similar to a pen), the rest is designed for silent fidgeting.
  • joystick which you probably recognise from various game remotes. Tilt it where-ever you want, it always centres itself back where it started.
  • small switch for rocking back and forth
  • small, zen-like indentation for a silent peace of mind
  • rotating disc shaped side with a knob to hold on to
  • metal, spinning ball which you can also click. And three small, rotating plastic cogs bellow it.

Those of you who suffer from a constant need to play with something need no more description. But for everyone else: Fidget Dice helps you focus and concentrate while you study, work, commute, sit in meetings, read, watch Netflix… No-one is going to tell you off for a constant clicking of your pen or finger taping. If you’re stressed out by hoards of people on public transport you’ll certainly appreciate a small, pocketable thing which can help you take your mind of everyone. If you’re mindlessly staring into a 4000 lines long Excel table, it can suddenly make  more sense if you can press your favourite button again and again. Last but not least – it is so unconsciously, satisfying to do something manual in our lives – you would not believe.

The dice is made in two sizes – small (27mm) and large (33mm), here’s a side by side shot for better illustration:

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Jan Kordovsky is the owner of the YOYO STORE, Czech national master in 5A, founding member of the International YoYo Federation & the Czech YoYo Asociation and die-hard yoyo player since 2003. He devotes 100% of his time to the store and all things around it. He's also involved in things around various (international) yoyo contests.

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