Category Archives: Skills

How to Hold a Handstand

originally posted at http://www.goodfeelingplace.com/how-to-hold-a-handstand
Since I challenged the ASU men’s gymnastics team to a pommel horse circle competition a few months ago I’ve learned a great lesson about flexibility. I was training on a mushroom leading up to the day […]

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How to Overcome a Mental Block

originally posted at http://www.goodfeelingplace.com/how-to-overcome-a-mental-block
Mental blocks can come in many forms, but they all get fueled by the thoughts we think. Writers get “writer’s block”, actors get “stage fright”, and gymnasts (as well as other athletes) can develop an irrational […]

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Learning a Glide Kip – it’s all about the Swing

originally posted at http://www.goodfeelingplace.com/learning-a-glide-kip-its-all-about-the-swing
I have received quite a few questions about glide kips over at allexperts, so I thought I would write a summary of my suggestions in one place that I can refer people to. It is a […]

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