What Makes a Strong Handstand?

What Makes a Strong Handstand?

Ok, this topic always comes up in conversation. Well, in many of my conversations. There are a lot of myths that surround handstand strength and in general calisthenic related strength skills. So, for this blog I will take you through what makes a strong handstand and...
Strength Training for Skills

Strength Training for Skills

If are interested in having a program built for you, you can email me at david@handstandman.co.uk Without a doubt the best way to improve a skill is to do it. Whatever that skill might be, if it’s a handstand you need to do handstands. If its splits spend time doing...
Grinding It Out

Grinding It Out

There is nothing like watching an individual who is skilled at skill train or perform. They generally do things with such grace and control that it can totally fool one into believing what they are doing is easy until you try it yourself. Now no matter how skilled...
The Frustration Aspect

The Frustration Aspect

Handstands are frustrating. End of story. In this article we are going to discuss the frustrating aspect that comes with learning handstands and how to cope with them. Due to handstands being a skill they take time to learn on top of that when learning them you will...
The Wall Kick Up

The Wall Kick Up

As promised here is the second part of how to use the wall as a tool when learning a handstand. Now this drill is by far the easiest drill to mess up. First take a look at the video and then I will break it down. So unlike the first video I put up 2 weeks back. This...
How to use the wall when learning a Handstand

How to use the wall when learning a Handstand

In my last post I discussed the problems with using the wall to learn a handstand more importantly I spoke about the common errors when kicking up to the wall. In this post I will discuss how to use the wall as a valuable tool, which will aid your progress rather then...
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