Goal setting is key when you’re wanting to progress in an achievable way. I talk about goal setting in a previous post. In this post we’re going to look at good methods of figuring out what your next goals should be. Rewind to the beginning of the year What were your contortion goals this year? Maybe it… Continue reading New year goals in contortion training
Contortion and hypermobility questions answered by Betsy Shuttleworth The questions I am asked mostly as a flexibility specialist/Contortion trainer is “How do they bend like that?” “Is she double-jointed?” “Does she have a spine?” Especially after they see this: Shelby Miller@twisted_shelby Photo by: Brent Clark @brentclark20965 Well of course she has a spine. And while Hypermobility is… Continue reading How do they bend like that?
Many beginner contortionists start flexibility training with the intention of a final pose, or trick in mind. This is good as it provides your training with purpose and keeps you motivated. It’s easy to get demoralised when you don’t see any progress and you’re falling short of the expectations you have set yourself. This is why… Continue reading Goal setting in your contortion training
Many of the people starting out in flexibility and their journey to be a contortionist seem to suffer from a selection of similar issues. It’s easy to get your head into all of the stuff that looks cool and impressive – it isn’t a competition, when ultimately if you don’t prepare correctly you, as a… Continue reading 5 mistakes a beginner contortionist makes