This has been around for years and it helps to have a strong foundation to feel confident in this hold. Figure four lay-back is a good one to help build muscle for this hold. There are many transitions out of this one and it makes a beautiful photo for the blog.
This move goes from an outside leg hang to an inside leg hang. The degree of upright torso position you start your outside leg hang will determine how much you actually drop.
You are going from outside leg hang to inside leg hang. I have a tutorial for just that move alone without a drop if dropping is uncomfortable or too scary to do at first. You can practice bringing your torso higher and higher each time and build up your confidence with the move.
This is part 2 of last week's stretching on a pole video. As always make sure you are adequately warmed up and remember the most important thing: listen to your body. There is strain and there is pain and if it hurts don't do it.
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