Leading up to any Handstand Stunt

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Seemed to have raised some interest with my last email. So I’ve decided to go into a little more depth on the subject. To sum up what I said last time: The best way to learn the handstand, one hand handstand, or any stunt is not to do the move …

One Handed Handstand

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Got another question regarding the one handed handstand. Hi . i have kinda a problem using one arm handbalancing because i have been practicing on it since long time and i believe i have a good strength in my shoulders yet i cant hold it more than 5 sec but …

Fellow Hand Balancers

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I spent this past weekend as an Assistant Instructor at the Russian Kettlebell Certification. Kettlebells are a great tool and they could help your hand balancing, as described in part by Rif in the interview found in the Hand Balancing Mastery Course, but that is not the main point of …

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How to do a Front Walkover

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Many gymnastics moves go through the handstand position. And in this post we will discuss how to do a front walkover as shown below. This is a composite picture of Diane Robinson performing the move with ease. These are the instructions that come from Acro-Chat. The correct way to do …

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Tiger Bend

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I was shooting some video a couple days ago doing a variety of hand balancing stunts. One of them was the Forearm Stand. Prof. Orlick also called it a Tiger Stand. From the stand you can do what is called a Tiger Bend, but we’ll start with the stand first. …

Guide to Holding a Handstand Feedback

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“After successfully utilizing the free ‘Beginners Guide to Holding a Handstand.’ I have decided to take it to the next level.” This comes from Richard in Virginia, as he bought the Hand Balancing Mastery Course. Smart move. I made the Guide to get you started in hand balancing because of …

Changing up your Handstand Pushups

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In sticking with the pressing theme started earlier this week I want to cover a little bit more in this tip. Many people get into hand balancing as a result of doing handstand pushups against a wall. This was the case for me and I know its the same for …

Handstand Press

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Another thing I’ve devoted more of my time to recently is the handstand press. While a normal handstand does not take very much strength many of the presses do. Handstand presses can be broken down into two main groups. Those done with straight arms and those down with bent arms. …

The Show Must Go On

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There I was busily typing away, working on a future project, when my laptop started to make a clicking noise. I sat there mesmerized as it froze up and then died. Son of a… I tired several times to restart the computer but to no avail. A visit to a …