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How to do the Hand Stand | Secrets of the Handstand [Kindle Edition]

Logan Christopher
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Discover the Fastest System to Mastering the Freestanding Handstand…Guaranteed.

This book has one purpose - to get you into a 30 second+ freestanding handstand as fast as possible.

I struggled with learning the handstand when I first began. Making slow if any progress and suffering from daily frustration. It took me over a year to reach a 30 second handstand.

But that doesn't have to be you...That's why I put together the Secrets of the Handstand.

"If I had Logan's Secrets of the Handstand I could have made more progress in a couple months than my first 3 years!"
-Tyler J. Bramlett

This is the first time I put together all the information together in a book form.

The drills and exercises you'll discover in this book will shave months off of your learning curve for the handstand.

Its up to you whether you want to take the path of trial and error and frustration. Or you can follow a proven system that quickly takes you from the start to the end goal.

Look, The Handstand Can Be Frustrating...But It Doesn't HAVE To Be

The goal of this book is to get you to hold one for 30 seconds. If you follow the steps you will get there. You'll still have to put in some work, but it won't be nearly as hard as what I had to go through.

There are tons to drills and exercises inside. You’ll find insider tips that no one else is teaching. This includes:

5 Main Lead-up Stunts you Must Master First
Want to do an Arched or Straight Handstand? Both are Covered here, plus the differences between them.
How to Fix or Circumvent Lack of Wrist Flexibility
Strengthening Exercises to Build Your Foundation
How to Double the Difficulty of Headstands to Gain Balancing Skills
Two Variations of Wall Balancing
The Ultimate Kick-up Drill
What to do next? Find where to go from the 30 Second Handstand.
How to Balance with your Hands
How to Balance with your Shoulders
What to Avoid Balancing with (Don’t make these mistakes)
And so much more.

Get Secrets of the Handstand today and get started on the fast route to handstand success.


Product Details

  • File Size: 931 KB
  • Print Length: 60 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0080JBEHQ
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #149,492 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars May be good for the beginner. June 14, 2012
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The author have clearly not mastered hand balancing at any high level, this in itself does not make the book bad. I like that he supplies several different methods for some of the positions instead of sticking with just one way. Also its good that he has no pre-set set of values as to the best aestetic of handbalancing, but he misses his own point a few times by adding his own aestetic preferences without supplying arguments as to why. Providing only stretching for the wrist, shoulders and back, without mobilisation and strengthening exercises, seems a bit lacking to me.
All in all i think its a good book for the beginner, but does not hold anything new or unique if you have done a bit of work with hand balancing.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
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Short version? The sequence of techniques ("lead-up stunts") and diligent practice will help you achieve the handstand. Logan Christopher has a proven set of exercises, though their order doesn't seem based on any definite reason.

In a bit more detail, the tone of the writing--to be considered a real manual for achieving a skill--is very conversational and informal, which, at times, makes it come off as rambling. Generally, several spelling and grammar mistakes were overlooked in editing, which would be acceptable if the book were a bit more e-book friendly. The table of contents is simply a list of random topics, with no hierarchical arrangement, and there are no links provided to jump from topic to topic.

Also, other than a "topic name" single line heading (in identical font to the body text), there is nothing which distinguishes subject changes from general text.

But do not misunderstand the criticisms above as me disliking the manual: the pictures are appropriately placed, useful, and illustrative. Christopher's descriptions of technique in each exercise are thorough. His exploration of variations on each move make for fun skill practice and lots of variety.

The manual will do exactly as intended, if you put in the work; you simply do not get the sense you are receiving tips from an expert while reading it, so much as you feel like you are talking to a slightly more experienced acquaintance. With some edits and some end-user interface improvements, this manual could be a real gem. For now, it is a valuable set of practices to achieve the handstand, arranged in book format with some room to grow.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars exactly what I needed! May 20, 2012
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I downloaded a copy of this to my Mac. It's short and simple--but not at all lacking in the necessary specific details. I am delighted with the clear, simple step-by-step instructions. Everything is illustrated with photos. The key elements are broken down from the inside-out AND from the outside-in, so both internal muscle cues AND visual/positional cues are highlighted. I'm already making far better progress than I was just trying to launch into this on my own. I'm grateful for the generously shared insights of the author.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Really, really bad March 23, 2014
By BL
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This may very possibly be the worst handstand tutorial of all the bad ones out there. The author takes you through a long list of other arbitrary "stunts" he suggests you "master" before even trying wall handstands, and he doesn't even provide progressions for them, just asks you to try until you make it. You'll never learn to do handstands if you follow the plan in this book.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful. June 14, 2012
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This is a detailed and instructive handbook. I sincerely recommend to anybody interested in fitness and exercising. Down to earth, funny and really very good.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great For Beginners May 18, 2012
By Anthony
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This is a great ebook for anyone looking to get started with handstands. It contains the necessary progressions for anyone to be able to eventually do handstands. Recommended for beginners.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Helpful and Insightful May 16, 2012
By John Q.
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I've been working on the handstand for about a month now, and have found Logan's explanations extremely helpful. The guidance in this book is very similar to his Quickstart DVD (where I started), yet for some reason I've found that I've absorbed some of the material better from reading it. The illustrations are very helpful. With or without the video this book is a tremendous help for learning how to do a handstand. I am regularly holding a handstand from 6-10 seconds in practices, and today I held it once for about 20 seconds. My arms, shoulders, wrists, and neck are the strongest they have ever been, and it is mostly due to Logan's materials.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great help ! May 15, 2012
By Eric
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The book helps you good through the way of building the handstand. It also good that is recommended that you should train/practice that fits you. For me the 'forearm stand' is a quiet helpful tool for balancing en strength, it's feels good for your shoulders, but it is more difficult to hold the forearm stand for 30 seconds than the handstand. I think more practice on this will devellop your handstand a lot.
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