Opposite Side Climb with Crucifix

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Silks

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Level 3

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Climbs
Opposite Side Climb Variation with crucifix Aerial Silks Advanced Climbs Video Tutorial
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Opposite Side Climb with Crucifix is a fun variation of an Opposite Side Climb, great for choreography and style.

We teach this to our intermediate level students who are comfortable with simpler versions of Opposite Side Climb who are ready for a little variety or challenge.

We like to challenge students with new variations of familiar moves like this one, and there are many ways to style this climb and use it in transitions and choreography once your students have mastered the basics.

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Building Blocks & Prerequisites

Some of the most important aerial silks skills, related movements, and prerequisites from our aerial video tutorial library that students should be very comfortable doing to succeed at Opposite Side Climb with Crucifix.

Teaching Tools

Common Mistakes & Solutions

These are the most common mistakes we see with students when they are learning how to do the aerial silks skill Opposite Side Climb with Crucifix and detailed directions on how to fix these problems to make the skill look and feel easy.

Related Aerial Drills

These similar aerial silks skills and aerial drills are helpful to troubleshoot and help with problems. Students don't need to have mastered the Opposite Side Climb with Crucifix 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 Opposite Side Climb with Crucifix. They can be used as part of the ground warm up or as part of the aerial class teaching progression.

Aerial Silks Variations

These are different variations of Opposite Side Climb with Crucifix. 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 silks choreography.

Planning Ahead

Next Steps

These are the next steps we teach to our aerial silks students after they’re comfortable with Opposite Side Climb with Crucifix. The next steps can be started right away and they lead toward specific future goals which are often the most advanced aerial silks skills.

Future Goals

These are some of the more advanced silks skills that build on the strength and control taught in Opposite Side Climb with Crucifix. They are not the next immediate steps, but rather long term planning goals.

Sequences

Aerial Silks Sequences, Transitions and Combinations

These are aerial silks sequences, transitions, and combinations that include the aerial skill Opposite Side Climb with Crucifix. They are fun, creative, and challenging sequences from our aerial video tutorial library.

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