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Everything you need to know
to unlock the coin spin

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

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Prerequisites

  • Flexibility: forward fold (bending forward hands to toes)/Down dog position.

  • Strength: core control (holing an L shape handstand on a box).

  • Coordination: being able to control your limbs separately.

What you should be able to do
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Warm up

These body parts need to get ready
  • Wrists (you will experience some amount of extension and pressure). Stretch and strengthen the wrists.

  • Legs (you are in a folded position) stretch your hamstrings.

  • Strength (compression work) do some mountain climbers to train your core.

  • Coordination (take your time to focus) coin spin is not intense, but challenging for the mind.

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Mistakes

Common obstacles

There are 3 main mistakes people do while trying to coin spin

  • Scissor kick the legs (like a handstand)

  • Not spinning, but cartwheeling

  • Wrong timing of arms and legs

If you correct these 3 common mistakes, you should be able to coin spin after a few sessions.

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Beginner friendly

The coin spin is a great way to start learning acrobatic moves. It's also the entrance for breakdance powermoves such as:

  • Swipe

  • Flare

  • Windmill

  • Airflare

Furthermore:

  • No prior knowledge needed

  • No overhead flips involved

  • Save to practice 

  • Quick positive results​

Level of difficulty in the acrobatic world: beginner

Why learn the coin spin?
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Get access to the coin spin training
program and test it for a week. 
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