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Everything you need to know
to unlock the Butterfly kick

Find out all tips and tricks to learn it the most efficient way

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Prerequisites

  • Similar thing: knowing how to carthweel

  • Jumping foundations: solid jumps. Controlled launch and landings

  • Coordination: to get the set up right, you gotta learn some dancing steps

What you should be able to do

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Warm up

These body parts need to get ready

  • Upper body opening the front side of the body and contracting your back. Do superman lift ups.

  • Legs pulling your swing leg up in the back is intense. Warm up your hamstrings.

  • Energy warm up by doing the jumping foundation exercises.

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Mistakes

Things to avoid

There are 5 main mistakes people do while trying to B-kick

  • wrong steps during set up

  • not circling the upper body first down and then up during the set up

  • Not turning far enough (looking behind you)

  • pulling leg in the front not up in the back

  • not finishing the circle in the end

If you correct these 5 common mistakes, I guarantee you take a major step towards performing a clean B-kick. 

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Wanna work on flips?

The B-kick is a great way to start working on flips. It will open doors for:
  • Aerials
  • Butterfly twists
  • Webster
It's safe to practice and doesn't require any prior knowledge.

Level of difficulty in the acrobatic world: beginner
B-kick is your start!
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Progressions

The key to unlock moves:
small steps

To master a new move like the B-kick you need to break it down into small single projects.

Also you can focus on regressions and using equipment to make it easier to learn. 

Here is a picture of me using a bench as assistance to get the leg movement right.

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Anytime,

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