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Coaches often insist that their gymnasts train the Press to Handstand as part of a workout, or as part of a routine. This skill is among the most important key elements in the sport, and an effective training element, as well. (2:21)

This skill is often used as a conditioning exercise, as well as in routines on Balance Beam and even Floor Exercise. What makes it important to the development of a gymnast is its combination of strength, balance, flexibility, and body positioning. There are several ways to perform a Press Handstand, sometimes beginning from a simple stand with legs straddled, sometimes from a Straddle “L” position, and sometimes in any number of other starting positions. The legs are then lifted upward, usually through a straddled position, until the body is balanced on the hands, slowly and consistently moving toward a handstand.
The video is written text then till images that visual explain the steps of the skill.
 
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