What are some great questions to ask before committing to a new contortion coach?
When considering a new contortion coach, it's important to ask the right questions to ensure a good fit and safe training experience. Here are some great questions to ask before committing to a new contortion coach
How to choose a great contortion coach
Contortion is a unique and challenging art form that requires a great deal of skill, dedication, and training to master. Finding the right contortion coach is essential to achieving success in this field. In this post, we will discuss the important factors to consider when choosing a great contortion coach.
Why you need a contortion coach
Contortion is an art form that requires intense training, discipline, and dedication. It involves bending, twisting, and stretching your body in ways that seem almost impossible. While many people are drawn to contortion for its aesthetic appeal or the thrill of performing, it is a demanding physical activity that requires proper training and guidance to avoid injury and achieve your full potential.
5 Awesome uses of yoga blocks in contortion training
Contortion training is all about pushing the limits of your body's flexibility. It requires dedication, discipline, and a lot of patience. One of the best tools you can use to achieve your contortion goals is yoga blocks. Yoga blocks are versatile props that can be used in various ways to enhance your contortion practice. In this blog post, we will discuss 5 awesome uses of yoga blocks in contortion training.
Cardio and Contortion Training
Cardio and contortion training are two very different forms of exercise that can complement each other when combined. Cardio exercises are aimed at increasing your heart rate and burning calories while contortion training is focused on flexibility and balance.
Staying motivated in your contortion training
Contortion training is not an easy journey. It requires patience, dedication, and hard work to master the art of contortion. However, one of the biggest challenges that most contortionists face is staying motivated throughout their training. In this blog, we'll discuss some tips to help you stay motivated in your contortion training.
Crookedness: How Do We Fix It?
Guest writer Amy Goh explores the effects of crookedness in our contortion poses and ways to tackle it
How to stay strong as you get flexible
Strength is a key part of your contortion training. We take a look at why this is the case.
Some tips for your center splits
Betsy Shuttleworth covers some interesting ways that you can work on your center splits and pancake, especially if you are stuck
Three helpful tools for training contortion by yourself
It's important that alongside your training with coaches and friends that you're able to successfully train by yourself, we look at some main ways to help you
Primeros pasos de flexibilidad
El contorsionismo es una increíble forma de arte con muchas variantes a desarrollar según el propio desenvolvimiento de tus habilidades.
New year contortion goals
The new year always beings with it the promise of a fresh start for your training. We take a look at what makes a good goal for contortion.
Flexibility and contortion training at the gym
Sometimes it's necessary to train outside of more contortion friendly spaces such as circus, gymnastics or dance facilities. We delve into what to expect from "regular gyms"
Getting started with flexibility
We take a look at the ways to get started in your flexibility and contortion journey.
Choosing the right contortion coach for you
Having a coach is an essential investment when you're training contortion. Making sure your coach is suited to you and what you want to learn is also very important
The importance of warming up
A warmup is an essential part of your contortion training, no matter your level. Learn about why that's the case and what you can do for a better warmup
5 Mistakes a beginner contortionists makes
Find out the key things that most people get wrong when starting their contortion journey
Making the perfect contortion training space
Making sure your contortion training space works for you is essential to help with effective training. We take a look at tips to help you do this.
Goal setting in your contortion training
Goals are an essential way to give your training direction, but they have to be sensible too. We look at how you can set yourself goals.
Why train to increase your flexibility?
We take a dive into what is flexibility and why you might want to train it
Can I get flexible fast?
There are endless resources online about flexibility, however not all of them offer truthful or helpful advice
Creating your contortion journey
Taking a quick look at how to get started on your contortion journey
Learning contortion as a adult
Often contortion is thought as something only children can learn. We explore why this is often not the case.