How to RX Handstand Walks: The 5-Step Progression That WORKS!

*Kicks up into perfect handstand walks 100ft flawlessly, gracefully let’s feet fall back on the floor*

‘Wow, that was easy! That was my first try!’…Said no one ever!

While handstand walking might not be a ‘foundational movement’, it sure is fun. It’s also showing up more and more in competitions. If you’ve ever tried (and failed) you probably know the feeling: complete incompetence. I remember trying for the first time…

*Kick Up – SPLAT*

‘No matter how much muscle or determination you have – there is absolutely no way to learn the handstand walk without one thing: Practice. Not just any practice. You need to be smart.

PROGRESSION NOT SCALED

It is nearly impossible to practice the whole thing as a ‘scaled’ movement. With box jumps, you can lower the box. With snatches, you can use a PVC pipe. With pull-ups, you can do negatives, banded, or jumping. With Handstand walks … you fall. So, today I am going to teach you the exact progressions that I used to go from this guy:

(this is not me, I was much worse!)

To this guy:

HERE IS MY 5-STEP PROGRESSION FOR LEARNING HANDSTAND WALKS

Long-Form Video with instructions:

45-second “Speed” Progression:

Check out the next page for detailled steps that you should follow…

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