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Russian Pirouette Climb is a really nice variation of a Russian Climb that creates a corkscrewing effect up the fabric when it’s done cleanly. This climb is also sometimes called Russian Corkscrew, Drunken Russian, Russian Twist, or Russian Candy Cane Climb.
This climb is similar to an Ole Grip Turnaround and since that skill is such a big part of our beginner cucciculum, this climb typically comes easily to our students because they’re familiar with that motion. There are a lot of different ways to style and explore this climb, and this video focuses on our teaching progressions and tips.
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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 Russian Pirouette Climb.
These are the most common mistakes we see with students when they are learning how to do the aerial silks skill Russian Pirouette Climb and detailed directions on how to fix these problems to make the skill look and feel easy.
These similar aerial silks skills and aerial drills are helpful to troubleshoot and help with problems. Students don't need to have mastered the Russian Pirouette Climb 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?".
These are some of our favorite ground drills for aerialists for Russian Pirouette Climb. They can be used as part of the ground warm up or as part of the aerial class teaching progression.
These are different variations of Russian Pirouette Climb. 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.
These are the next steps we teach to our aerial silks students after they’re comfortable with Russian Pirouette Climb. The next steps can be started right away and they lead toward specific future goals which are often the most advanced aerial silks skills.
These are some of the more advanced silks skills that build on the strength and control taught in Russian Pirouette Climb. They are not the next immediate steps, but rather long term planning goals.
These are aerial silks sequences, transitions, and combinations that include the aerial skill Russian Pirouette Climb. They are fun, creative, and challenge sequences from our aerial video tutorial library.
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