Shoulder Stand to Back Bird

Shoulder Stand to Back Bird

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In this video we breakdown how to transition from a shoulder stand to a backbird. This transition is part of our Catherines Wheel washing machine and is also great prepratory move for learning to whip to bird on hands. We breakdown the variables for how this transition may work for you and how to control the speed in which the flyer comes over.
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Videos covering pre-requisites to skills in this video:
Shoulder Stand to Back Bird

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Back Bird to Star

This transition gives us a new approach to enter into our star position and also serves as a transition that can be used in lots of different flows and washing machines. In this video we breakdown how to coordinate our bases level change and flyer shape change and movement to make this transition smooth and consistent.

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Back Bird to Hand to Hand

Loading in from a back bird is often one of the first load-ins to hand to hand to become accessible. It offers an ability for the flyer to move linearly into their handstand with a clear dismount in case it doesn't wind up perfectly stacked.

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Back Bird → Shoulder Stand to Back Bird