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The act of balancing on the hands with one's feet in the air. handstand [ ˈhændˌstænd]. n.

Handstand is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Handstand books and related discussion.

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In preparation for both Handstand and Headstand, we must bring careful and arms for Handstand - and the Triangle Base of the forearms for Headstand.
USA Gymnastics National TOP Testing - 2011 Physical Abilities
She must hold the handstand without any walking of the 9-10 year olds will hold the handstand for a maximum of amount of time the handstand is held.
Chapter 6 - Acrobatics: Handstand, hand to hand, banquine - Fedec
Manual for Acrobatics: Handstand, hand to hand, banquine. Part1. Handstand.
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Suggested News Resources

Photos: Avoiding school lunch burnout
Yvette Garfield, creator of Handstand Kids cookbooks ( offers the following tips for saving your kids -- and yourself -- from school lunch burnout. Go global: "Go around the world with your lunch box.
A handstand comes before a fall
Cynthia Vukets attempts a handstand with the help of Decker LaDouceur at the Toronto School of Circus Arts. I'm upside down, standing on my hands and blowing hair out of my eyes, trying not to fall over.
Handstand enthusiast wears his relationship with God on his sleeve
Spears enjoys exercising, and particularly enjoys the CrossFit program — which lead to the family's “handstand tour” on Facebook. He's posted many photos of himself standing on one or both hands in various places.
Celebrate National Gymnastics Day on September 17 with a World Record
On Saturday, September 17, celebrate National Gymnastics Day with a world record handstand attempt!
Indiana Elite Gymnastics Joins Nationwide Effort to Set Handstand World Record
Lisa Whipps, club owner & former AAU Junior Olympic Champion, announced today that IEG will join forces with gymnastics clubs across the country on September 17 to break the world record for most handstands held simultaneously.

Suggested Web Resources

Yoga Journal - Handstand
Yoga article: The alignment in Handstand is exactly the same as it is in Mountain, the only difference being in the position of the arms.
Handstand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A handstand is the act of supporting the body in a stable, inverted vertical position by balancing on the hands.
iPad Stand | The HandStand iPad Holder
Handstand - Beast Skills
The handstand - a fundamental skill if you are interested in bodyweight exercises . Working it will build strength and help develop total body coordination.
How to Do a Handstand -- Learn How to Do a Perfect Handstand
How to do a handstand or improve your handstand.

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