Basic skill
Drills for Handstand.
  • The handstand should be as tall as possible. The gymnast should be stretching upwards towards the ceiling and staying hollow.
  • The best way to get comfortable in a handstand is to do a lot of handstands. Have handstand contests, work timed handstands for conditioning. Walk around on your hands whenever possible.
  • A gymnast should be able to look at their toes while in a handstand. Doing this requires the handstand to be tight and hollow.
Associated articles:
Parallette Training - Volume 1
Parallette Training - Volume 2 - The Press to Handstand

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