Ultimate Straddle Press Tutorial - Ian's Polymathic Tutorials

Ultimate Straddle Press Tutorial - Ian's Polymathic Tutorials

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Description

Highly detailed, covers common flaws and important concepts

It's called "Ultimate" because this is the last tutorial you will ever need, but that shouldn't stop you from watching 40 more.

Sorry for the lighting change, but all key parts are visible throughout! 

Watch up to 1.75 speed for understandable fast learning.

Success is at least 655000 times faster if you video and self analyze with no ego or exaggeration.
Disciplines
Handstands
Pre-reqs
Post-reqs

Videos covering pre-requisites to skills in this video:
Straddle Press, Pike Press

11:00
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How to Straddle, Tuck and Pike to Handstand

This video focuses on techniques and progressions for 3 foundational entries or kickups to handstand; straddle, tuck and pike. It can be very helpful for people just starting to learn these handstand entries as well as people trying to clean up their technique. Here is a guide to the key parts of the video: 0:00 demonstration of the 3 handstand entries 0:53 basic handstand warmup notes 1:27 3 key positions shared by straddle, tuck and pike 2:58 speed and continuity of the 3 positions 3:24 proprioceptive drill to get the folding see-saw mechanics 4:24 reviewing general jumping mechanics 4:50 applying jump mechanics to the handstand entry 5:10 leg path for the straddle jump 6:30 a couple of straddle flexibility drills 6:58 finishing the kickup by bringing legs together and using fingers 7:42 tuck handstand entry 8:58 pike handstand entry 10:05 common mistakes in jumping to handstand

Ian Borukhovich
Free
Pike Kickup → Pike Press
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Key Drills for Learning to Press to Handstand

As promised! Here are my 5 top drills for press handstand. Shoulder, wrist and hamstring warmup are key so you can straight legs and arms as much as possible. #presshandstand #presstohandstand #questforthepress #handstands #circuslife #dailypractice #inversions #ianshandstandtips

Ian Borukhovich
Free
Straddle Kickup → Straddle Press
2:38
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Jump to low H2H

The jump to low hand to hand is the most direct entrance to the skill and prepares the partnership for higher level hand to hand skills in both L-basing and standing acrobatics. In this video we review our thoughts on consistency of the grip, directionality of the jump and mindset/responsibilities for each roll.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
Straddle Kickup → Straddle Press