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Beginner & Intermediate Handstand Workshop with Jordan Garcia

When:

Beginner Workshop – Saturday, August 5 @11:30am

Intermediate Workshop – Sunday, August 6 @11:30am

Where:

CFK West

9311 Kingston Pike

 What:

Come learn from one of the best handstand performers around! Jordan Garcia is a circus performer and teacher. His main discipline is handbalancing, but he also trains acrobatics, parkour, and aerial straps. He is mostly self-taught but has trained with Yuval Ayalon, Andrey Moraru, and Miguel Sant’ana. Jordan always wants to show people that with enough passion and hard work anyone can achieve high levels of skill in whatever they choose to do.

How to Register:

Email coach Rick (rick@crossfitknoxville.com)

Beginner Handstand Workshop (90-minutes)

Prerequisites: None

Cost: $50 (CFK members), $65 (non-CFK members)

 

This workshop is for those who have spent little to no time on their hands and want to achieve their freestanding handstand.

The beginner workshop will cover the following:

  • How to properly warm up and prepare our bodies for handstands (wrist, shoulder, spine, and hip stretching)
  • Proper body position. How each piece of your body should be for the most optimal and aesthetically pleasing handstand for you
  • How to strengthen and mobilize your body so you can hold a handstand with greater ease and cleaner lines
  • Progressions to work up to the freestanding handstand
  • Mindset necessary to understand balancing on your hands

 

Intermediate Handstand Workshop (2 hours)

Prerequisite: 20 second freestanding handstand (no walking)

Cost $50 (CFK members), $65 (non-CFK members)

This workshop is for those who have a freestanding handstand and are looking for the step towards more advanced two arm movements.

The intermediate workshop will cover the following:

  • How to properly warm up and prepare our bodies for handstands (wrist, shoulder, spine, and hip stretching)
  • Basic handstand shapes
  • Basic entries into handstand
  • Press handstand progressions
  • Mexican handstand progressions
  • How to strengthen and mobilize your body so you can hold/press into a handstand with greater ease and cleaner lines