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Secrets of the Handstand DVD details

Here’s the full (or close to it) details on the new video product that should be ready to go this weekend. The Secrets of the Handstand Quickstart Guide is a DVD showing you my system for working up to confidently holding a handstand. A few of the clips I’ve put up on the blog are […]

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How to Kick-up into a Handstand

The kick-up is one of the most important skills you have to learn if you want to do a handstand, next to balancing with your hands and keeping your body tight.The question is, how consistent is your kick-up?I didn’t figure this out right away when I started, but if you can kick up the exact […]

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Break-thru your Plateau

What do you do when you hit a plateau? Sometimes you just can’t seem to make anymore progress. You know, things were going great and you were progressing quickly then all of a sudden you’re stuck. There are a couple of ways around this. First you can just keep going. Many times if you continue […]

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Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Went to Cirque du Soleil this past weekend. The shows title was Kooza. As expected I was amazed. But I have to say it even exceeded my expectations. The show is touring through the eastern States now. If it’s coming nearby to you, Go and See It. But the same can be said for any […]

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Frog Stand

The frog stand makes it easier to learn the handstand by training your hand balancing skills in an easier manner. They call it hand balancing for a reason after all. The frogstand lowers your center of gravity and makes this learning the skills of manipulating your balance with your hands easier. If you can’t hold […]

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Yoga Headstands

Yoga headstands, known as Sirshasana, are different than the standard gymnastic headstand. Instead of resting your palms flat on the ground you interlock your fingers and place them behind your head. The headstand is a great stunt. Very much underrated. Here is a more difficult variation of the headstand. In fact this would be an […]

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Doug Hepburn Handstand

This is one of my favorite pictures of all time with Doug Hepburn balancing a 205 lb. barbell plus a 145 lb. man doing a handstand on top.. Just recently I came across the same picture from another view. A perfect blend of strength and balancing. Not any strong person could hold this. Besides the […]

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Hand Balancing Program on DVD?

Got a timely question from Jeffrey who just joined us. ‘Hi, Are you ever going to make a DVD to go along with the handstand program? It is just so much easier to learn from. Thanks!’ The answer…absolutely! In fact it is currently in the works. And it will be ready before this month is […]

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Photo Montage with Paulinetti, Jones and more

I threw this video together this morning. A little bit of a test run for my editing software, which I am still in the process of learning. It shows some of my favorite shots from The True Art and Science of Hand Balancing as a photo montage. Kind of a commercial. If you don’t own […]

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Handstand on Blocks

My first thought when I saw this picture was ‘Uh-Oh.’ The reason I was thinking this, is because if I (or most people for that matter) was in his position I’d be in for quite a fall. But I think this acrobat has it under control. This is from The Art of Chinese Acrobatics. Here’s […]

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