Handstand Workshop


The workshop is constructed and lead by Great Britain gymnast Daniel Cook – British Champion, World Cup Champion and Silver medalist at the 2014 World Championships. Now an industry leading coach, Daniel has produced many British Gymnastics Champions across a range of categories/levels, and works closely with current and aspiring members of the GB team.

Workshop fee: £65.00

1.30pm-5.30pm – Sunday 30 June 2018

CrossFit Ickenham
Station Parade, Ickenham Road




Do you keep kicking up against a wall but don't know how to proceed from there? Are you afraid of falling over when attempting a free-standing handstand? 

Using tried and tested champion producing methods including the most efficient handstand skill development progressions, this half day workshop will give you what you need to transition from complete beginner to a handstand pro, to feel confident and safe in a handstand. 

Course Outline

  • Develop and improve good form within your handstand together with basic strength and flexibility requirements.

  • Introduce you to a range of handstand drills to understand how to balance and correct whilst on your hands.

  • Play with positions and holds such as tuck, straddle and leg positions.

  • Being mobile helps progress with almost every aspect of handstand development. Get introduced to a range of drills and positions to get flexible.

  • Press to handstand requires additional shoulder and upper back strength together with active hip flexibility and strength. Find out how to break it down break it down and build towards a range of skills you never though possible.

This workshop is aimed at complete beginners through to those who already have a level of gymnastics ability.

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