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Inversions Course
Teacher Training

Level 2

Basics of Balance

Teach the Free Handstand

This course will give you the superpower of fulfilling your students' dreams to stand on their hands. It is designed to deconstruct this large and intimidating skill into steps that anyone can be taught. Through this course, you will why this practice teaches us far more than meets the eye.

Topics covered in this course :

  • Strengthening the wrists, and learning to use them as a mechanism of control

  • Developing overhead pushing strength for supporting and controlling the full weight of the body

  • Learning about the process of active balance, and how to correct falls in all directions

  • Mastering the kick-up to balance in the middle of the room without fear


 

At the end of the course, you should gain/improve  :
 

  • A thorough understanding of the preparation required for inversion

  • The free handstand - a simple but powerful experience of being comfortable upside down
    Bonus: Tuck, Straddle, Straight, and many other variations

  • Various Entries and Exits into the handstand, (different types 

  • A roadmap for the strength training required to progress to more advanced inverted skills

Pre - requisites:   

Intro to Inversions (Level 1) course completion
OR

Demonstration of the Level 1 skills (headstand, low handstand, wall assisted handstand hold) via video submission

Duration

~6 hours, over 2 days (3 hours per day)

PLUS 
Additional Teacher Specific Insights

Topics covered in this course :
 

  • Understanding why we should practice inversion

  • How to attract and retain students to the art

  • How to safely spot all the different positions that your students enter


 

At the end of the course, you should gain/improve  :

  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively to guarantee student understanding

  • How to master the art of micro-progressions and ensure your students are permanently succeeding

  • The confidence to teach people of any ability and introduce them to the practice

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