Flyer Climbing Techniques:
Pinch-a-Penny: This is the most important one to remember - basically stay "Tight". Pretend that you have a penny in your butt cheeks. Pinch or squeeze your cheeks together so the penny does not fall. When you do this, you will feel all of you muscles tighten up. When your body is tight, you feel much lighter for your bases. If you just stand there in your Flyer position, you will feel much heavier!
Step, Lock, Tighten: This climbing technique is used for Double Thigh Stands and the like. When you climb follow this pattern:
- "Step" with your foot on to you base (usually you climbe with your right
- "Lock" means to bring your other foot up and lock both legs. This does
not mean to squat on your bases.
- "Tighten" means to finish your stunt and Pinch-a-Penny.
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