Press Handstand Full/1.5 Mounts

Balance beam

Skill type

Known as
Handstand full/1.5
Press handstand full/1.5

The code of points has capped how much value it’s willing to let you get away with earning through press handstands as all variations are sandwiched in the B-C value zone, aka the friend zone. While your basic press handstand is a B, adding 1.5 turns is worth only one tenth more, one of the very rare instances in the code of points where the addition of 1.5 turns to anything isn’t rewarded by at least a couple tenths.

In that respect, turning handstands are more of an aesthetic statement than a value-garnering portion of the routine. Or would be. If we saw them. Which we do not.


Because gymnastics is a comedy, not a drama

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