How to Straddle, Tuck and Pike to Handstand

How to Straddle, Tuck and Pike to Handstand

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Description

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
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