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Old 05-19-2010, 09:56 AM   #1
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i've been kinda bored recently with my handstand work. any links to some fun plyometric handstand/handbalancing progressions.
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Old 05-19-2010, 10:33 AM   #2
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These may interest you:

http://www.drillsandskills.com/article/9
http://www.drillsandskills.com/article/10

And would likely be good for your beginner gymnastics development.

Also, chapter 6 of here:
http://www.fedec.eu/resources.1637.html

There is no getting around handstand work though...

There's also wall shoulder taps and other various misc stuff like that.
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Old 05-19-2010, 12:55 PM   #3
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Walking HS, hopping HS. Hopping HSPU (GymnasticBodies has a video of these on youtube).
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Walking HS, hopping HS. Hopping HSPU (GymnasticBodies has a video of these on youtube).
I wouldn't try to learn these before your free handstand is solid...
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Old 05-19-2010, 07:00 PM   #5
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i just went and did a handstand in the kitchen, and here's the video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzXI_lFk_Xs

cut me some slack because i had to use a boot as a tripod. my shoulders are kinda closed and my back archs as a result, but i just came from bjj so my lats are kinda tight. anyways i figure if i warmed up for a while or used paralletes, i could hit 30 seconds (maybe more with the paralletes).

i also had a post about some front lever stuff a while ago. here's a vid of me doing the concentric ones i talked about.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbTp4HWTn2o

and here's a miserable one of me doing a negative

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuhbyFaNi8M

the second attempt in the negative FL i tried to do a full but it just immediately caved in. one hard part about doing the negatives in there is that my feet were just barely away from touching the celing when i straddled.
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while i'm at it, here's 2 vids of me doing back levers. any suggestions?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tcCoBft7Lk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DM_7fAkflE

these are 2 different videos
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