PRESS TO HANDSTAND - The Barbell Physio



The strength, drills, and tips you need to achieve your goal


Do you have a press to handstand goal?

Are you working hard to build this foundational skill of strength, balance, and accuracy but not sure where to begin?


There’s nothing quite like the feeling of achieving your first press to handstand.

With the right drills, prehab exercises, and guidance, you can get there more quickly and injury-free.

Whether you’re getting ready for a competition or just want to get more #gymnasty, we’ve got the step-by-step guidance you need to take your bar muscle up to the next level.




4 week program for $19.99


The press to handstand is a seriously difficult skill. It takes determination, flexibility and hard work to master it.

But with the right guidance, anyone can work toward getting their first one.

Join leading gymnastics expert Pamela Gagnon and Dr. of Physical Therapy Zach Long. Pamela is an experienced CrossFit games athlete and a leader in the world of gymnastics technique. Zach covers prehab and strength expertise to get stronger while avoiding injury.


Prerequisites for this programming include:

  • Handstand knowledge (either against a wall or free standing)
  • Minimal equipment (med ball, box or bench)


What you get:

  • Drills and prehab strength written by the pros for the 3 key areas of the press to handstand: compression (ie: flexibility), pressing strength, and handstand work.
  • Workouts that last around 10 minutes each
  • 4 weeks of workouts, 4 days per week
  •  variety of mobility exercises, strength progressions, and drills to build your gymnastics skills and ultimately get bar muscle ups!

A manageable program you can commit to

You don’t need to have an extra 2 hours to dedicate to press to handstand practice — on top of the training you’re already doing. You’ll only need 10 minutes a day, 4 times a week to complete these exercises and see results.

Step by step guidance for optimal results


Press Handstands are an advanced skill and difficult. Depending on where you are starting from, it may take months to build the strength to achieve this skill, but this program will help you get started and build the confidence and knowledge of technique and strength.

Our step-by-step progressions will help you put together the pieces.

Guaranteed Results

We’ve seen hundreds of people find success in our programs. But if you’re not happy, we’re not happy. We’ll give you a refund — no questions asked.

Ready to get that first press to handstand?