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There are so many possibilities from a Thigh Hitch Seat. Thigh Hitch Seat Knee Hangs focuses on two knee hang versions that we teach from the seat- a double knee hang and a single knee hang.
This is an exciting skill because hanging from the knees and especially hanging from one knee is dramatic and empowering. These variations also lend themselves nicely to creating a spin, and showing off flexilibity and strength in the legs and hips.
We teach this at the beginning of our intermediate level aerial silks curriculum, as students are exploring skills like Thigh Hitch and Hip Key variations and sequences.
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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 Thigh Hitch Seat Knee Hangs.
These are the most common mistakes we see with students when they are learning how to do the aerial silks skill Thigh Hitch Seat Knee Hangs 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 Thigh Hitch Seat Knee Hangs 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 Thigh Hitch Seat Knee Hangs. 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 Thigh Hitch Seat Knee Hangs. 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 Thigh Hitch Seat Knee Hangs. 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 Thigh Hitch Seat Knee Hangs. 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 Thigh Hitch Seat Knee Hangs. They are fun, creative, and challenge sequences from our aerial video tutorial library.
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