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Everything you need to know
to unlock the Nike freeze

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


  • Flexibility: forward fold (bending forward hands to toes).

  • Balance: performing a handstand would be great/ (Doesn't have to be perfect though).

  • Coordination: knowing how to cartwheel and touching your free foot while balancing on the other leg.

What you should be able to do

Warm up

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

  • Shoulders (you'll be upside down on one arm), warm up shoulders and your back.

  • Legs (you'll touch your toes with your hand) stretch your hamstrings and hips.

  • Energy (Freezing in a handstand requires comitment), make sure you are sweating and ready to go before you start.



Things to avoid

There are 4 main mistakes people do while trying to nike freeze

  • Not shifting/piking the hips

  • Can't reach the free foot

  • Not going vertical 

  • Not bending the free leg

If you correct these 4 common mistakes, I guarantee you take a major step towards performing a clean nike freeze. 

Working on handstands?

The nike freeze is a great way to start playing on your hands. It will open doors for:

  • Handhops (jumping on your hands)

  • More advanced shapes

  • Breakdance powermoves

  • Better balance

  • Walking on hands

Level of difficulty in the acrobatic world: beginner

Freezes are your next step!


The key to unlock moves:
small steps

To master a new move like the nike freeze you need to break it down into small single projects.

One of the major steps is to have good coordination, connecting foot and hand. 



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