Back Handspring 1/2 to Handstand

Back handspring 1:2 to handstand

Balance beam

Skill type

Known as
Back handspring 1/2, handstand
Flic-flac 1/2 to handstand

A number of the twisting back handspring skills are popular and maintain a major footprint in modern gymnastics, though the 1/2 turn to handstand is not one of them. Gymnasts understandably tend to prefer the sturdiness of the hand placement when ending in side position—especially when they can get more  or equal value for it—rather than having to jump backward to handstand in cross position.


Because gymnastics is a comedy, not a drama

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