Lever Leg

Lever Leg Aerial Hoop Beginner Video Tutorial Online Lyra Class
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A Lever Leg on Aerial Hoop is a fundamental movement technique that harnesses the power of the legs and the strength of tight body abs to help lift the torso and reach up as high as possible. Lever leg is a concept that students will use throughout their aerial hoop training, in all sorts of skills from beginner through advanced. It teaches a student to move efficiently and dynamically. We have found over the years that many aerialists have a difficult time tapping into a strong lever leg pathway, so don’t be surprised if this skill takes time to master.

Lever leg is such a useful tool for all aerialists. We have several different variations of lever leg techniques that you can find in our library of skills. Some of them are quite thrilling.

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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 Lever Leg.

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 Lever Leg 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 Lever Leg 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 Lever Leg. 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 Lever Leg. 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 Lever Leg. 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 Lever Leg. 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 Lever Leg. They are fun, creative, and challenging sequences from our aerial video tutorial library.

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