Icarian Scoop Throne Mount

Icarian Scoop Throne Mount

Description

This easy little mount will make getting into Icarian Throne way smoother since it doesn't require any repositioning from regular throne! It's also a fast way to get into "chair" pose. 

Skill demonstration: 1:09

Series containing this video

8 videos
series

Throne Progressions

Throne pose (sometimes called straddle throne) is one of the fundamental building blocks of acro. We'll dive into this pose from top to bottom - from the basics of regular throne to monos, reverse throne, and some transitions!

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Shoulderstand Progressions

Shoulderstands are a type of inversion in acro where the flyer is balanced upsidedown on their shoulders on the base's hands. Here is a series of progressions that walk you through the related skills!

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Bird progressions

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Post-reqs

Videos covering post-requisites to skills in this video:
Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount)

2:37

Bird to Throne Connected Pop

Popping our front plank to throne is one of the first pops we teach as its a great place for flyers to learn how to change shape during a pop and for bases the get to learn the foundations of timing their pop and how to receive the catch softly. We also introduce a style of spotting that is versatile beyond just this pop.

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$5.00
Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne
2:15

Throne to Foot to Hand Connected Pop

This is one of the most accessible pops that winds up balancing on the bases hands. While not a large pop it can teach us a lot about integrating tempo to time our pop as well as how to use just the right amount of throw to get the flyer where they're trying to go. We also dive into the key points for basing, flying and spotting this skill.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne
4:22
Beginner

Basic Throne Pose

"Throne" (sometimes called "straddle throne") pose is one of the basic ABC moves of acroyoga. Here we break down the pose with a standing entry from the ground. Skill demonstration 0:55

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Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne
3:19

Whale to Throne

In this video we review how to transition from high flying whale to to throne . This is one of the first transitions we teach our acro students as it teaches lots of useful concepts such as how flyers transfer weight, bases learn how to use level changes to enable the flyer to move with ease and how to spot the skill when beginning to work with it.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne
6:43

Straddle Throne Variations

Straddle Throne is a great position to work with because its one of the first L-basing poses where we can can start to explore flyer shape changes, jumping entrances and transitions to other poses.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne
4:30

Straddle Throne

Straddle throne is a classic acroyoga pose that is great for beginners and shows up in a variety of washing machines later in your practice. In this video we explore entrances , exits, alignment, range of motion and spotting.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne
3:00

Whale to Throne Connected Pop

Whale to Throne is on of the first pops we teach that involves a flyer shape change. This pop is a great way for a partnership to develop their timing and start to work into pops in a progressive way. We review the steps necessary to get the flyer in the air and the spotting and base responsibilities to keep everything safe and predictable.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne
2:22

Whale to Foot to Hand Connected Pop

Once you have practiced your whale to throne pop and throne to foot hand this pop will seem like the next obvious step. This video introduces the concept of "tempo popping" and offers ideas on how to blend multiple pops into a larger pop that travels further.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne
2:12
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Mermaid Pose from Throne

This is an easy and attractive pose you do coming from throne. If you have some back flexibility as a flyer you can really make this one look nice! Skill demonstration: 1:05

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Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne
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Swinging Gate (Throne Transition to Rev Throne)

Here we show you an easy transition from throne to reverse throne and vice versa. The footwork for the base is really crucial to getting this right so we break this down in detail! Skill demonstration: 1:39 Please have a spot following the flyer from behind!

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Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne
2:24
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Eggbeaters (no hands leg-wrap throne mount)

"Eggbeaters" are a mount into throne or reverse throne that involve one wrapped leg on the flyer and no hands connection. They can seem intimidating at first but we break down this move for you in detail! Skill demonstration 1:04 Please use a spot if you have one since the balance on this one can be a bit squirrely at first!

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Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne