How to Kick to a Handstand Against the Wall
Video by Travis Ewart
(Originally Published May 1, 2017)

Gymnastics skills may be some of the most daunting movements in CrossFit. Learning how to scale movements to create a comforting learning environment instead of “either do it or don’t” is why we created Invictus Gymnastics, an online supplementary program to carry you from the bottom to the top!

Kicking to a handstand against the wall can be extremely challenging if you have never done it before! Handstands against the wall lead to so many benefits,

How to Kick to a Handstand Against the Wall
Video by Travis Ewart
(Originally Published May 1, 2017)

Gymnastics skills may be some of the most daunting movements in CrossFit. Learning how to scale movements to create a comforting learning environment instead of “either do it or don’t” is why we created Invictus Gymnastics, an online supplementary program to carry you from the bottom to the top!

Kicking to a handstand against the wall can be extremely challenging if you have never done it before! Handstands against the wall lead to so many benefits,

Soccer Kick Drill for a More Efficient Muscle-Up Swing
Video by Ricky Moore

Losing momentum on your muscle-up swing? Or do you find that your feet are out of place when you attempt or make a rep? It’s probably in your kick. Try this drill – where you pretend to kick a soccer ball in front of you – to help cue yourself to whip those legs forward while holding a hollow body position in your attempts. It will certainly make you a more efficient muscle-upper!

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Soccer Kick Drill for a More Efficient Muscle-Up Swing
Video by Ricky Moore

Losing momentum on your muscle-up swing? Or do you find that your feet are out of place when you attempt or make a rep? It’s probably in your kick. Try this drill – where you pretend to kick a soccer ball in front of you – to help cue yourself to whip those legs forward while holding a hollow body position in your attempts. It will certainly make you a more efficient muscle-upper!

Also Check Out…

Tips For Two Types Of Kipping Handstand Push-Ups

Don’t Have Strict Pull-Ups Yet?

Toes-to-Bar Mount
Video by Travis Ewart

How hard are toes-to-bar? Well, it depends on how difficult you make them…

At Invictus Gymnastics we have seen so many great athletes struggle on many gymnastics movements in the gym and competition, and toes-to-bar is no exception. Difficulty of the toes-to-bar can escalate quickly if your body is swinging in a rhythm that isn’t supported by physics and balance, but rather raw strength. Though we may pride ourselves on how strong we are, there is no reasonable excuse for doing things the harder way when trying to complete a speedy task.