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Handstand Hold for Time

Here is a great way to finish off your workouts whether you are doing just hand balancing or anything else by doing a handstand hold. Its really simple, too. Just kick up into a handstand against the wall and hold it there for as long as you can. Try to stretch your toes upward and […]

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Bridge Gymnastics

Check out this video of some wrestler’s bridge gymnastics. [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MD56_U–TI0] Here is another video I took while I was at my gymnastics class. Let me start by saying don’t try this at home. It took a lot of effort to work up to this level. I didn’t jump into this on a whim. It is actually […]

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Professor Paulinetti in India

The following is excerpted from the True Art and Science of Hand Balancing about Professor Paulinetti. “Early in November, 1920, the word was passed about in the city of Calcutta, India, that an event of interest would happen at noon of a certain day atop the dome of the Empire Theatre Building. Their curiosity aroused, […]

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Current Attempt at a Backflip

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uja4_X-eoQQ] Just thought I would put up a short video for fun. Anyway, this is a backflip I did last night at my gymnastics class. I am doing it on level ground and getting to my feet so it is not too bad. But it still has a couple spots for improvement. And of course […]

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Underwater Handstand

Is doing an underwater handstand a good idea? Read below for that and other questions from readers like you. Remember that if you want your questions answered just email them to me. I can’t personally reply to all of them but I will post them for all to see. Here’s the first one: Thank you […]

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Make Haste Slowly

If there was a pill that you could take, that would immediately transform you into a world class hand balancer, would you take it? YES I would!Sadly, there is no such pill. Becoming great hand balancer requires work. Lots and lots of work. The problem is that the more you want it and push for […]

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