How To – Wall Spin TUTORIAL – Parkour for Beginners


My name is Ryan Ford with APEX Movement
and this is a wall spin tutorial. Now this is one of the easiest flips you can
learn but it’s also one of the most unique we teach this to our beginners
toward the end of our level 1 program while most of them can get it on a slant
getting it on a vertical wall can be tricky here’s a step by step guide to
help you learn this move the first thing you need to do when you’re learning this
move outside is find a nice grippy wall with a soft landing I’ve got some wood
chips here you could also find some grass now when you approach this move
you want to hit it at a 45 degree angle if you hit it too far alongside this
wall you might slip out if you hit this thing straight on it can feel and look a
little awkward so hit it at a 45 degree angle and when you take off you want to
punch off of 2 feet about an arm’s length away from the wall the reason you
go off of 2 feet is because if you go off one foot you’ll lose a little power
it’s a little harder to learn on a vertical wall as you hit it you want to
place your hands the top hand pointing in the direction you’re going and the
bottom hand pointing toward the ground so as you take off into the wall spin
you want to be leaning in that direction that you’re traveling as your hips come
over your head and you get to that inverted point you need to get your top
hand out of the way you should be looking over this bottom shoulder and
mostly rotating and pivoting around this bottom arm this bottom arm will stay on
almost all the way to the end because again it’s your pivot point as you
finish the flip spot your ground land on your feet and you’re good it’ll look
like this when you put it all together the best way to learn this movement is
in a gym with a wedge map pushed up against the wall start out with a 45
degree angle and slowly build it up to vertical if you don’t have a gym or mats
to learn on you can still find slanted obstacles outside to practice with you
can start out with slope handrails swing set poles slanted rocks sign in trees
all kinds of different obstacles and slowly build your way up to vertical now
if you guys still have here when learning this movement even on a slanted
wall what you can do is go up to your obstacle that you’re trying to learn on
put one hand on the wall and one hand on the ground now this is an easy way just
to kick up and get a feel for the movement just like any flip you need to
get your height first and then do your rotation so if you rush your flip and
put your hands way down here you’re probably going to land down there on
your hands and knees but if you can get your top hand at about head height and
your bottom hand at about waist level then you’re going to get a lot more
height and land standing up when you do this movement you want to try to land
close to where you took off from think of the flight path of this move as a
tight little circle not this wide arcing rainbow one thing that helps me do a better more
powerful wall spin is thinking about my bottom hand grabbing and twisting a
doorknob now that rotation or torque coming out
of my bottom hand will help me get a faster flip most people learn lose and
relearn this movement several times before they finally master it if during
a training session you get worse and worse doing the wall spin you should
stop and try again another day you may have to revisit some of those past
progressions you use to build up to it once you’ve mastered the basic wall spin
on a vertical wall you can challenge yourself with variations such as taking
one or more steps onto the wall into a pop wall spin you can do it on one hand
you can do like a gainer version of it you can even land on one foot step out
and tumble out of it or combine it with other movements as well my name is Ryan
Boyd with apex movement and I hope this tutorial helped you learn a wall spin if
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for more great content coming soon until then stay safe have fun and I’ll see you
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Reader Comments

  1. Riddle

    Ive been doing parkour for a month now and ive never done the wall spin. I have a knee injury at a moment so hopefully ill recover fast to test out this move and see if i can pull it off

  2. jAyvirus Gaming

    I'M SPEECHLESS, I'm 12 and I did a wall spin thx to U๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜ธ๐Ÿ˜ธ๐Ÿ˜ธ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡โ˜บโ˜บ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…

  3. Mario Landeros Garcia

    I KEEP FALLING. MY FOOT IS GETTING IN CONTACT WITH THE WALL (I DONT HAVE A SLANTED WALL SO I TRIED ON A STRAIGHT ONE)

  4. Broden Szetey

    Very good tutorial, easily explained and helpful, about the technique however, would this move be more difficult for taller people with long legs? I'm both (6' 3")

  5. Germano Zaffalon

    I'm training this movement, it's very true…there's days that i do it and days i don't hehe Very tricky. I find hard in more vertical places, but i'm building up to it. LET'S GO

  6. H4ck3r M4N and P4rk0uR b0y

    hey ryan, i want to start parkour but i dont know what to do and i dont even has a backrounds like dancing, martial arts or anything. so can you please post something that can help me๐Ÿ‘

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