A fundamental gymnastic movement! Strength in this position will not only relate over to other gymnastic movements, but all other overhead movements! Read below for learning progressions!
Safety Tip: Stay in your comfort zone! Use a spotter or ask for assistance if you are uncomfortable with any movement or progression!
Depending upon strength, mobility and comfort with being inverted, there are a variety of ways to learn the Handstand. Using a spotter always makes the process easier, but we are assuming that you will not have a spotter for this series.
3. Learning to Kick up – Lunging
5. Moving away from the wall – Learning to turn out safely
2. Headstand Presses – Learn greater body awareness and midline control
3. Shoulder Taps – get stronger through your shoulders and more confident in walking on your hands