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New Member
Feb 8, 2008
Heyy guys i need help! I need tips on my press handstands i cant seem to do them by myself my mom will spot me and im sooooooo close but when i try by myself im not close at all do any of u guys have tips to help me if u do PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE tell me!!!!! Also the cast handstand tips i need the tips so please help thanks!!!


For cast handstands, your best bet to go is to do a lot of modified planche exercises.

planche holds on a floor bar, tuck planche, pushups with your hands underneath your ribs with elbows tucked to side, handstand pushups or substitutes

For presses, practice a lot of handstands and press handstands off a panel mat when you don't have a spotter.

Practicing straddle L to straddle stand is another good drill for press handstand.
Jul 12, 2008
Charleston, WV
A couple of other good drills is actually start in a handstand and learn to control the decent down to straddle L or do them against the wall. Start in a handstand and straddle keeping your back and hips against the wall and go all the way down to where your toes almost touch the floor then go back to handstand. I would recommend sets of 5 until you build some more strength.

Just remember that a press handstand is all technique and flexibility helps ALOT. Just lean forward with your head down slightly and straddle.


New Member
Dec 6, 2007
You should try leaning your shoulders over a little. Its a little scary at first, but you will get used to it.
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