Handstand Walking: A Progression That Actually Works

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Not just any practice. You need to be smart.

It is nearly impossible to practice the whole thing as a “scaled” movement.

With box jumps, you can lower the box. With snatches, you can use a PVC pipe. With pull-ups, you can do negatives, banded pull-ups, or jumping pull-ups.

With handstand walks … you fall.

So today I am going to teach you the exact progressions that I used to go from this guy:

(This is not me; I was much worse!)

To this guy:


Below is my 5-Step Progression for learning handstand walks. For those of you who prefer visuals, check out the following videos:

Long-Form Video with instructions:

45-second “Speed” Progression:

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