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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 …

Hand Balancing Mastery Course Details

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The Hand Balancing Mastery Course is made up of three books, one of which is How to do the One Hand Handstand which I talked about last time. The first book in the course is titled Handbalancing Made Easy. This is the book that every beginner should start with. It …

Just who is Professor E.M. Orlick?

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If you’ve read the Complete Beginner’s Guide to Holding a Handstand than you were already introduced to this amazing man. Here is an excerpt from Handbalancing Made Easy, which forms just one of many pieces of the new course coming out soon. This covers many of the benefits of hand …

Hand Balancing Results Contest

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You can be a winner. A new copy of the Hand Balancing Mastery Course featuring the works of Professor E.M. Orlick, writings by myself, interviews with experts and more can be yours. I will be giving more details in the coming weeks before it is officially launched on the 21st …

Handstands, Wrist Strength and Pain

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Another question from a reader. And this isn’t the first time I have seen this problem pop up. Read on and find out what to do about it. hello Logan, well i have a question for you, after a handstand practice i get wrist pain over the back of my …

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Handstand Hold for Time

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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 …

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Bridge Gymnastics

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Check out this video of some wrestler’s bridge gymnastics. [youtube:https://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 …

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Professor Paulinetti in India

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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 …