The human flag – How to

Tom Bradshaw Fitness

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A bit of a different post this week. But who doesn’t want to be able to do the human flag…

When scouting out a good spot to practice, I look for four things:

1. Correct height – I like my bottom hand to be about waist level or slightly below at the start of the skill. Too high or too low and it becomes a pain to press. If you have to bend your legs or get on your toes a significant amount, the spot may be at a bad height.
2. Correct hand spacing – This is one you may find the most difficulty with. Too close or too wide and the skill becomes close to impossible. I’ve found the arms should be coming off the midline of the body at about a 45 degree angle or slightly less. Take a look at the pictures to get the general…

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