Back walkover

A value skill
FIG Code Group: I
FIG Code Box: 41
Drills for Back walkover.
  • Stand about two feet (or so depending on your height) away from a wall with your back to the wall. Arch back and walk your hands down the wall to end up in a bridge. As you do this try to keep as little weight on your hands as possible by pushing your hips forward.
  • Start in a bridge with your feet close to a wall. Walk up the wall and kick into a handstand. Keep as little weight on your feet as possible by pushing your shoulders out over your hands.
  • Work bridge kickouts with feet on a raised surface such as an 8" mat.
  • Shoulder flexibility is greatly benificial to this skill. Be sure to work bridges properly and push over your hands.

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