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List: Handstand Progression – 04/13/19

  • Aim for a 15 second handstand
  • Aim for a 30 second handstand
  • Back to wall – Be able to pull your heels away from the wall and hold 15 sec
  • Be able to do the wall scissor handstand ( only 1 leg at the wall and change – 10 reps)
  • Be able to hold your arms up while the lower back touches the wall (back to wall – 1 min)
  • Be able to stand on one leg with eyes closed to get in touch with your balance ( 15 sec)
  • Do a “165 Degree Wall Plank” (semi-handstand)
  • Do a “90 Degree Wall plank” (1 min)
  • Do a tripod headstand ( fight the fear of upside down – 1 min)
  • Go back to the wall and gain some strength holding only with 1 arm (against the wall)
  • Hold a “Back to wall” Handstand against the wall ( 1 min)
  • Hold a “Chest to wall” Handstand against the wall ( 1 min)
  • If you would like to get more help and want to track your journey. Our team prepared an app exactly for that purpose – see below.
  • If you would like to see all exercises (and more that help you to achieve those milestones with full control) with short videos you can easily get them here:
  • Learn how to bail out from the wall with a cardwheel
  • Learn how to overbalance and correct
  • Learn how to reliably kick up and hold (Can you do 3 kick ups in a row)
  • Let us know how you are doing
  • Lie on the floor with the lower back touching the floor (arms and feet up – 1 min)
  • Now you move into advanced exercises. Start with a Tripod Headstand where legs move up and down
  • Open your shoulders through targeted stretching for the handstand
  • Touch your toes while sitting with straight legs
  • Understand the your hand position is a important key (learn about the cambered hand position)
  • You are on your way to a 1 min handstand
  • https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.calis.handstand
Handstand Progression - 04/13/19
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