Duration required
Focus Area required
 s rest

Handstand Wall Hold

Key Points:

  • Face a wall approximately an arms length away, go onto your hands and kick your legs up.

  • Rest your legs against the wall and hold.

  • Hold for the desired time then kick off the wall back to stand.

Common Mistakes:

  • Being too distant from a wall.

  • Being too close to the wall.

  • Torso moving around too much.

Where you should 'feel it':

Primary Muscles:
Shoulders, Traps, Abs
Secondary Muscles:
Triceps, Chest, Lower Back
Muscle diagram with the following muscles highlighted Shoulders, Traps, Abs, Triceps, Chest, Lower Back

Similar Exercises

Face a wall approximately an arms length away. Place your hands at shoulder width, pointing at the wall. Kick your legs up in one motion and support them with the wall.

Hold the vertical handstand position with your arms almost fully extended. Engage your core to keep your torso stable throughout. Hold for the desired amount of time then push your feet off the wall and return them to the floor carefully.

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