Assisted Press Handstand Lift-Off (Partner Drill)

Assisted Press Handstand Lift-Off (Partner Drill)


It can be a challenge to feel the moment of lift off in a press handstand, that moment where your feet float away from the floor can feel like a complete mystery even for someone quite strong and possibly even with a solid handstand. 

The lift off moment is the culmination of a unique combination of shoulder strength/position ( pooosh!), hip/spinal mobility ( hollow pike compression) and timing. It can be hard to find this moment/ engagement/ position since you've never been there, its a lot of exertion and it happens at a particular moment.

This partner drill is a great way to slow that moment down,  reduce the weight of the lift off and possibly find the feeling of "floating"  and accumulate some very relevant time under tension.

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