Handstand kickups - split or scissor entry

Handstand kickups - split or scissor entry

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Description

This video explains the mechanics of the split or scissor kick up to handstand which are foundational for the four handstand kickups (scissor, straddle, tuck, pike). 

You will learn how to:

- Properly hinge from the hip
- Coordinate the driving leg with the hip hinge
- Set up your shoulders before you leave the ground
- Generate momentum in a controllable repeatable fashion
Disciplines
Handstands

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