Flip from the wall, or Wall Flip, one of the most beautiful and common elements of parkour.
Wall Flip is a flip that is performed after one or more steps up the wall.
There are several varieties of thisElement: back, forward, Arabic somersault (sideways with one leg with rotation), lateral from two legs, backward or forward with a turn of 180 degrees after a push from the wall, Wall Gainer, Trinity Flip (or an Arabic somersault after two or three steps) , Palm Flip, Rayden (kick back), Corner Wall Flip (flip from the corner of the wall). In order to learn how to perform a normal flip from the wall back, it is better to first learn how to do a flip back on a flat surface or with a slight elevation, To be able to overcome the fear of a coup back over the head. Also, to perform this element, you must be able to confidently do one or two steps up the wall.
To perform the Wall Flip element, you needTo gain decent speed. Running, you make a step on the wall with the foot that you prefer. In the implementation of this element, it is important to take the first step on the wall as high as possible. The higher you jump on the wall, the more time you will have to carry out the coup. Having made emphasis the first leg, it is necessary to "lie down" on the air, occupying a position perpendicular to the wall, and immediately put on it the second leg, but a short distance from the first.
Further it is important to make a powerful swing with your hands and rejectHead back - this is necessary in order to give energy to the movement for a good twist. In addition, if you do not tilt your head back, you can fall on it and damage your neck. The landing should be carried out on the knees bent at the knees, so as not to get injured.
The main mistakes made when performing a flip from the wall back are a bad run-up, a low jump on the wall, a bad deviation of the body from the back, no deflection of the head back, a weak swing by the hands.
When performing any acrobatic elementsRemember that you can get a serious injury. Therefore, be careful and learn to perform tricks in specially equipped rooms under the close attention of the coach. If you are going to perform some elements of parkour on the street, ask your friends to insure you.