Aside from the main feature, we’ll offer a variety of segments, each showcasing special insights and stories relevant to the discipline of handbalancing:
Spotlight – a chapter diving into the world of handbalance as a performing art. In issue 01, this segment will dive into the personal stories about the struggles and opportunities professional handbalance performers have seen during the global pandemic.
Weight Shift – a chapter showcasing handbalancers who transition from amateur to professional, from performer to coach., …
The Wall – this segment goes into depth about different ways of training, practicing, teaching and coaching. Issue 01 will showcase the results of our big survey about different ways of training in the handstand community!
Nerd Corner – a chapter about all things research, including biomechanics, physics, neuroscience and practice based research approaches, all in the context of handbalance.
Musings – a chapter showcasing beautiful visual handstand art in the form of photography, sketches, drawings – and all the other handstand- inspired art out there!
Comic – every issue gets its own dedicated handstand comic strip from the series “Badly Drawn Handstands” by Kirsty Grosart aka Garage Gym Girl.
Quizzes and Games – crossword puzzles, games and personality tests. All about handstands, and just for fun!
Common Ground – Because the list of disciplines that use handstands one way or another is so long, the theme common ground will continue as a subsection in the following issues of the Handstand Press. For the next issues, we already have articles on hand-to-hand handstands, vaulting, contemporary and break dancing, high diving, pole dancing and more!
The final magazine is over 100 pages, enough to be savoured with a good cup of coffee, or to leaf through in between handstand training sets!