The Lunge to Handstand, also called a Kick to Handstand, is an integral part of so many of the tumbling skills that you want to do well. The better your lunge-handstand is the better you'll be able to perform skills that are built on it. Any errors in your lunge-handstand will show up in the skills that use it. Enhancing your lunge-to-handstand is an easy way to enhance all the skills that use it. You’ll find the Lunge IN or Lunge OUT of Handstand in ALL of the following skills:
Although the heels of your feet will touch the wall when you’re upside down, the tips of your fingers should be about four inches away from the wall. Your thumbs should be almost touching one another.
You’ll start and finish in a Gymnastic Stance with your Benchmarks set to Body Length Plus Arms.