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Death Defying Handstands

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  Here comes another story from Acro-chat magazine. This one was written by Ray Van Cleef. Flirting with death yielded the “Open Sesame” to Inguar Anderson’s zealous desire to become a circus performer. His efforts to secure an opportunity were repulsed until he resorted to death defying stunts to gain …

Handstand Balancing, Positions and More

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Here’s another question from John in England. Hello Logan, I’ve just received your manual which I ordered, thanks for sending it so prompt. I’m just approaching 40 years old and have become determined to do handstands and a few other basic gymnastic exercises. I’ve been practicing against a wall for …

New Lost Art of Hand Balancing Website

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I have finished the updates to the new site. Just go to https://www.lostartofhandbalancing.com to check it out.You’ll also notice a few new sections added in. –Success Stories Read and see people like you that have used the information gained here to gain hand balancing and acrobatic skills. Full of good …

A Night at the Circus

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Circus Chimera had come to town. And I was not going to miss it. Last night, a group of friends and myself went to get in on the fun. Sure its not Cirque de Soleil, but still, these guys and gals were good. I knew that among the dancing, clowns, jugglers, acrobats, …

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John Grimek Hand-to-Hand Balance

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Here is John Grimek holding Glenn Marlin in a low hand-to-hand balance. This shot made the cover of the short lived magazine Acro-Chat. Unfortunately this magazine, covering all things acrobatic with writers such as Ray Van Cleef and Bob Jones, caved in due to financial problems. This comes from an …

The Basics of Handstands

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Hello, I just put up two new articles on the website. You can check them out here: Benefits of Hand Balancing Safety Concerns of Hand Balancing They cover some basic stuff you should know before you begin. There will be more coming soon on all the basics of hand balancing. …

Fine One-Hand Balancing

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“Jimmy Starkey of Santa Monica, California recently held a one-hand-balance for a minute and a half on top of a freight train going thirty-five miles per hour. F.O.B (Fine One-hand Balancing).” Well recently is not the right term. This occurred somewhere back in 1950. I told you I got a …