Front Balance: Roll Ups

Front Balance Roll Ups Aerial Hoop Video Tutorial Intermediate Online Lyra Class
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Front Balance Roll Ups on aerial hoop are awesome. They are challenging even for advanced students but accessible for beginner students who have some calmness in their front balance. They teach great technique and build strength that will be useful over and over again. They are an expressive artistic skill, the foundation for dynamic drops and dives, and wonderful conditioning. They are also the primary way to move the body from a hollow body shape to an arched body shape.

Make sure students have some calmness in their front balance holds before working on roll ups. This means their arms are mostly still and they can hold a front balance with good form for at least a few seconds.

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Building Blocks & Prerequisites

Some of the most important aerial hoop skills, related movements, and prerequisites from our aerial video tutorial library that students should be very comfortable doing to succeed at Front Balance: Roll Ups.

Teaching Tools

Common Mistakes & Solutions

These are the most common mistakes we see with students when they are learning how to do the aerial hoop skill Front Balance: Roll Ups and detailed directions on how to fix these problems to make the skill look and feel easy.

Related Aerial Drills

These similar aerial hoop skills and aerial drills are helpful to troubleshoot and help with problems. Students don't need to have mastered the Front Balance: Roll Ups to work on these related skills and drills. These drills may help your students make important connections and answer the question "What am I doing wrong?".

Ground Drills for Aerialists

These are some of our favorite ground drills for aerialists for Front Balance: Roll Ups. They can be used as part of the ground warm up or as part of the aerial class teaching progression.

Aerial Hoop Variations

These are different variations of Front Balance: Roll Ups. Students should be very comfortable with the current skill before working on these different or more advanced variations. They can be used for further exploration, managing students with different levels and adding variety to aerial hoop choreography.

Planning Ahead

Next Steps

These are the next steps we teach to our aerial hoop students after they’re comfortable with Front Balance: Roll Ups. The next steps can be started right away and they lead toward specific future goals which are often the most advanced aerial hoop skills.

Future Goals

These are some of the more advanced hoop skills that build on the strength and control taught in Front Balance: Roll Ups. They are not the next immediate steps, but rather long term planning goals.

Sequences

Aerial Hoop Sequences, Transitions and Combinations

These are aerial hoop sequences, transitions, and combinations that include the aerial skill Front Balance: Roll Ups. They are fun, creative, and challenging sequences from our aerial video tutorial library.

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