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Hi All,

Today I’m just going to share one quick thing (well, demonstrated in three quick videos. One of my favorite drills/conditioning exercises are pike press handstands. They’re great as a tool for cast handstands, regular presses, strength etc. Also if you kids can’t press by themselves yet, but presses against a wall are too easy, pike presses against a wall may be a good compromise. So here are three quick videos to demonstrate.

This first one is a normal pike press handstand from the floor, again, against a wall is great too if your gymnasts aren’t strong enough.

This second one is great for a couple things 1) cast handstands 2) having kids do them on parallettes will save their wrist 3) it’s a great bars side station.

For my PDF on Cast Handstands Click Here — Cast Handstand Conditioning and Drills

This third one is a much hard variation of the second. Starting them on beam is generally a good idea, you might have a little more success. Oh, and if you’re looking for a cool beam mount and you have a kid that can do this…Voila.

Train hard!

// Parellettes //

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