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Sustainable Handstands - Beginners Workshop

Sustainable Handstands - Beginners Workshop

Would you like to learn how to handstand? Are you new to handstands or struggling to find you alignment and balance? Are you looking to progress your handstand training? TSTM has just the workshop for you.

On Fear -an introduction to handbalancing

On Fear -an introduction to handbalancing

Do you remember when you were always upside-down as a child? Do you remember the endless afternoons practicing handstands, cartwheels, aerials and back flips? Do you remember what it was like being fearless?

If you do, good for you, your childhood was probably healthier, more adventurous and more fun than mine. Hold onto that memory, it will come in handy.

Handstand Accumulation: Be Smart, Be Patient

Handstand Accumulation: Be Smart, Be Patient

Do you want to be good at handstand? Let me give you some basic advice, learning to handstand should not start with handstands!  Far too often we see “newbies” trying to kick-up to handstand with little or no awareness of alignment or how to control a handstand. It’s often these people who also start to comment on how painful their wrists are when training handstands. Hopefully, this article will offer some useful advice on where to start your handstand training and how to prepare your wrists and shoulders for handstand training. This post will focus more on the control of handstand and building strength, endurance and mobility in the wrists and shoulders. Handstands also require an understanding of body alignment, but that for another post.