Beginners & Parties
Conditioning & Games
Fun game to practice entries and exits into inversions.
Gentle stretch to begin and end training. From a hanging position rotate in a circular motion.
Fundamentals Start with Proper Shoulder Placement
Strength Building Rocking Tucks
Inverted Pull-Up- Retain hollowness in center. Bend elbows, do not release bottom.
Basquel/Piston/Crochet Drill focusing on proper foot placement.
Basquel/Piston/Knee Hook Drill
Conditioning Drills for Hipkey
Teach this climb first as it preps descent for most other climbs as well as preps for foot locks.
Practical and efficient climb. Sometimes referred to as French.
Good first climb to teach
Sassy Modified Russian Climb
Rolling Climb Teaching Leveraging
Great Skill for working X chest pull over
Single Foot Lock Skills
Interesting Single Foot Lock Pose
Transition to place fabric upon the lower back.
Split Roll from Arabesque.
Dynamic roll into cocoon
This Modified Basket Sequence includes: Basket-Rebecca Split-Inverted Flamingo.
Double Foot Lock Skills
Locking both Feet Evenly
Balance Skill for Spacial & Body Awareness
Balance the frees the hands for cross back preps
Beginning Split Balances
Double Foot Lock Resting Pose
Simple but Intricate Wrap
Resting move with rotating prep for straddleback.
Rear Entry Foot Lock
3 Entries into Cross Back Straddle
Hip Key/ Hip Lock Skills
4 Skill Series with a dynamic spin
Spinning addition to secretary sequence
Progressed Beginner skill transitioning through Secretary.
Progressed Beginner Skill through Secretary.
Descent between the poles
Progressed Beginner Hang
This skill can be done as a progression to "Hip Catch" and can also be done from an unlocked Straddleback. The term Butterfly, in our curriculum, simply means to hold the tails while rolling up from a straddled or piked inversion.
Fundamental Open Center Inversion Wrap with Descent
Fundamental Closed Center Inversion Wrap
Beginning Knee Hang Skill
Creative way to enter prep for straddleback
Pagoda with bent knees (Green Progression)
Drops & Hangs
L6 should begin with a Salto Pass through. This video shows the progressions of learning Dives and Saltos.
Inverted Hang that can be "dropped" through pike.
Inversion that can be "thrown" as a "drop" or stacked with Knee Drop.
Two Tailed Knee Drop to Tick tock.
Rotation Drop from Catchers Wrap
Horizontal Slack Drop from Ramone
Salto from Ramone