Can you do a back handspring?

Discussion in 'Health' started by ophelia68977, Aug 17, 2005.

  1. ophelia68977

    ophelia68977 Member

    just wondering.
  2. haha no way. can you?
  3. ophelia68977

    ophelia68977 Member

    at one point i was able to do a bunch in a row.
    But I haven't done it in a long time, so I'd probably fall on my head.
    I'm hoping yoga will strengthen me up to do them again.
  4. DancerAnnie

    DancerAnnie Resident Beach Bum

  5. SillyBird

    SillyBird Greek Goddess

    I can do about 4 back handsprings in a row before I lose momentum, or hit a wall. I can also do a roundoff back handspring back tuck. It took me 6 years and endless practicing on a trampoline, but it's worth it firstly because they're just fun to do, secondly because I can do something alot of people can't do.

    I bought a tumbling barrel and will sometimes just sit in my room rolling backwards over it when I'm bored.

    Yay for a combination of cheerleading, gymnastics, swimming, and boredom.
  6. psyche

    psyche fun for the whole family

    nah, the coolest thing i can do is go into a bridge and then get back up again gracefully. i want to work up to being able to do the splits again...

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