Strength and conditioning for pole

Strength and conditioning for pole – THE BOOK!

I'm sorry I've been even quietier than usual on the blog lately. My intention is to post more regularly here but as a one-woman-band, I have to prioritise carefully my many roles as The Pole [...]

Stability Ball Exercises on the Pole

In my last blog, we used the ball to add an extra CHALLENGE to *progress* bodyweight exercises. Now we’re using the ball to *ASSIST* with and *REGRESS* pole movements instead. Yey, progressions = my favourite! [...]

Stability Ball Circuit for Pole Dancers

Most us have one of these giant balls kicking about in our spare rooms/studios. Sadly, like the old exercise bike in the spare room relegated to live out its days as an expensive clothes hanger, [...]

Is Twisted Grip Really that Bad? Part 3: Convert to Cup Grip

For the final part of my Twisted Grip series, I’d like to actually move the focus AWAY from twisted grip. But bear with me, it’s still ‘on topic’, I promise. As wise owl Sarah Scott [...]

Is Twisted Grip Really that Bad? Part 2: How to Have Your Cake and Eat It

If you made it to the end of the MONSTER BLOG that was Part 1 in this series – I salute you, dedicated seeker of handspring knowledge! *If you missed my ponderings over the biomechanics [...]

Is twisted grip REALLY that bad? Part 1: Handspring Biomechanics

This beast of a topic has been brewing in my dreams for a while now. My research for this post kinda spiralled outta control, ending with me consulting physios, and creating slo-mo biomechanical analysis of [...]

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