Get Upside Down with Candlestick

Get Upside Down with Candlestick


This video goes over everything you need to know to get started attempting the candlestick shoulderstand.

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In this video we play with three progressive variations of entering a shoulderstand from bird. Each variation utilizes the same basic movement principles to enter in safely and predictably as progressively remove points of contact.

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