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Re: Handstand?
« Reply #20 on: January 13, 2007, 11:21:49 AM »
Ideally, you should get them to the point where you can roll out of them on concrete, just like rolls on concrete while doing Parkour.
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Re: Handstand?
« Reply #21 on: January 15, 2007, 09:54:36 AM »
Oh man another few weeks of back pain  :'( The other thing I've wanted to try is different ways of getting into handstands. I can enter from a cartwheel but does anyone have any tips for entering one from a back hand spring, and (on a different note is it hand spring or handsrprig (one word or two))

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Re: Handstand?
« Reply #22 on: January 15, 2007, 12:23:46 PM »
Getting into a handstand from back handspring is actually pretty difficult even for most gymnasts.. I'd say unless you have extensive experience with back handsprings and are not afraid to potentially land on your head go for it. It's easiest to learn this on a trampoline and potentially get a good feel for the position going backwards with a GOOD back extension roll.

Cartwheel is actually pretty difficult for most people to master so congrats with that. :)
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Re: Handstand?
« Reply #23 on: February 06, 2007, 04:17:50 PM »
Hey my handstands have gotten really good.  I did ten handstand pushups today.  someone held my feet a little bit.  The max I ever did without a wall or anything is four.  Thanx for the tips guys. 

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Re: Handstand?
« Reply #24 on: March 27, 2007, 02:33:07 PM »
I need to play more :(.......... *sigh*  my handstands stink still
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Re: Handstand?
« Reply #25 on: April 03, 2007, 08:34:41 PM »
I like starting from a tripod, extending my legs straight, then lifting myself into a handstand position... i guess everybody is different. I have never tried locking my elbows and shoulders though, I'm gonna try it next time
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Re: Handstand?
« Reply #26 on: April 03, 2007, 08:42:25 PM »
I like starting from a tripod, extending my legs straight, then lifting myself into a handstand position... i guess everybody is different. I have never tried locking my elbows and shoulders though, I'm gonna try it next time

It's harder to control at first (as you have less pivot points -- joints from which to balance), but it will make holding a handstand much easier in terms of less energy expended once you get used to it.
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Re: Handstand?
« Reply #27 on: April 09, 2007, 06:25:53 PM »
One way to get a handstand that I found to work nicely is just... well just do it over and over. Learn from your mistakes and build off that in an area that is somewhat soft like a gym, and if you don't have a gym then a nice patch of grass or sand dose nicely too.
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Re: Handstand?
« Reply #28 on: April 09, 2007, 09:15:49 PM »
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Re: Handstand?
« Reply #29 on: September 02, 2007, 02:27:55 PM »
I practise these on an almost daily basis
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