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by mikeferris
15 Nov 2019, 01:46
Forum: Advanced/intermediate
Topic: Shoulder Placement In Free Arm
Replies: 2
Views: 2474

Re: Shoulder Placement In Free Arm

Hi Mike, You one arms look great! I absolutely agree. The free arm and especially the shoulder are active contributors to the balance and need to be engaged/ elevated to the ear. Pulling the shoulder down and away fron the ear will distort the position, that is my experience especially with Oahs be...
by mikeferris
08 Nov 2019, 16:12
Forum: Advanced/intermediate
Topic: Shoulder Placement In Free Arm
Replies: 2
Views: 2474

Shoulder Placement In Free Arm

Hey All! Sascha Bachman created a couple posts a while back about the placement of the free shoulder in one arm handstand. He mentioned that the tendency to bring the shoulder up (down and away from the ear) will create a rotation in your balance by compromising the alignment of the one arm handstan...
by mikeferris
06 Nov 2019, 16:19
Forum: Advanced/intermediate
Topic: Hello - first post-tastic! One arm training
Replies: 6
Views: 166

Re: Hello - first post-tastic! One arm training

Hi Mike, That's really interesting! I agree that both straight line and v shape really force you to have a really precise torso alignment and strong shoulder position. I like the order of doing the more demanding shapes first. I think that's a great habit to keep. What do you focus on most for keep...
by mikeferris
31 Oct 2019, 14:55
Forum: Advanced/intermediate
Topic: Hello - first post-tastic! One arm training
Replies: 6
Views: 166

Re: Hello - first post-tastic! One arm training

What I find interesting about half Straddle and full positions is that my form isn’t able to “suffer” as much as in full Straddle; I can’t get away with as many mistakes as I can in full Straddle! I also notice that my shoulder position has to be as strong as possible to hold those positions, if not...