Definition of shoulder stand in English:

shoulder stand

Syllabification: shoul·der stand


  • A gymnastic movement in which, starting from a supine position, the torso and legs are raised vertically over the head and supported on the shoulders and arms.
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    • Avoid the headstand or other inverted poses, such as the plow and shoulder stand.
    • The lights abruptly come up on Firth in a shoulder stand on a chair, moving in a way that he appears to be falling upwards.
    • Level One concentrated on basic moves including forward rolls, backward rolls and shoulder stands.

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