Breaking Down the Headstand or Handstand Push Up, Part 1: The Handstand

Breaking Down the Headstand or Handstand Push Up, Part 1: The Handstand

The first step towards learning how to do a hand stand is understanding what it means. A hand stand is when your body’s weight rests on one arm while holding onto another object (such as a wall). You will need to learn different ways of doing these moves so that you can get better at them.

One way of getting good at these moves are called “head stands” because they involve standing on your head.

In order to start practicing head stands, you have to understand the difference between a regular hand stand and a head stand. There are many variations of each move, but there are two main types of hand stands: the regular hand stand and the headstand.

A regular hand stand involves simply holding onto something with both hands. For example, if you hold onto a wall, then you would perform a regular hand stand. A head stand requires that you use only one arm to support yourself and the other arm to hold onto the wall.

If you were to hold onto a wall with just one arm, then you would perform a head stand.

It is important to understand the difference between the two before attempting the head stand. Otherwise, you will not be able to learn how to do a headstand or handstand.

How to Do a Handstand: Step-by-Step

1. Begin in a Spread-Leg Plank Position

The first thing you want to do is get into a spread leg plank position.

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Method over matter: a study of break dance headstand practice by YA Vexler – Research in Dance Education, 2020 – Taylor & Francis

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