How to Quickly and Efficiently Progress Handstand Pushups

By djpope

March 27, 2016

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I teach a lot of handstand pushups.  In a group environment it can be very tricky to find modifications and progressions for all athletes, especially when you have a class with varied levels of strength and experience.  Here are my favorite progressions, from easy to hard:

This is also an excellent progression to use when rehabbing shoulder and neck injuries back to handstand pushup excellence.  Give it a shot and let me know what you think.

Samurai Hair is a Handstand Aid,

Dan Pope DPT, CSCS

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