Handstands are all about bone-stacking. Imagine your body is like a straight stick, your handstand will feel effortless. Therefore finding the alignment in handstand practice is the No. 1 priority. This article will go through the essential components for balancing the handstand. It’s a frequently spoken topic in handstand training but still challenging to put all the necessary pieces together at once. If you are practicing handstands for a while and need to improve your balance skill to the next level, I hope, this article could offer you some useful ideas for your balance skill.
Missing Pieces - Why You Can't Hold Balance?
A lot of people can get stuck on the wall or stuck not being able to balance a freestanding handstand.
The straight shape is the easiest alignment to hold the balance longer with minimum strengths. The straight shape means your wrists, elbows, shoulders, spine, hips, and toes are on the same line from the side. Monitor your practice and check what your handstands look like because you cannot see yourself in a mirror while you are going upside-down. Find your problem which part of your body is not in a straight line. If your shape looks like….
Straddle to Tuck Combo Halfway:
Tuck Hop Hold
I hope, this article could offer you some useful tricks for your balance issue. Enjoy your handstand journey and happy handstand practice!
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