How to Do a Scorpion

Scorpions are a basic move any flyer should know. I'm trying out for cheer soon and wanted to share this with any other girls out there who want to be a flyer!

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How to Do a Scorpion
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I just want to start by saying I am NOT responsible for ANY injuries!

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Start by stretching! You should have a full split and a good backbend before you try a scorpion.

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Splits!

Splits!

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Backbend!

Backbend!

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This is how to do the actual scorpion!

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Of course, start standing!

Of course, start standing!

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Lift up your leg.

Lift up your leg.

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If you have a left split, lift your right leg. If you have a right split, lift your left leg!

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Lift up your leg a bit more. Now start swinging your arm over!

Lift up your leg a bit more. Now start swinging your arm over!

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And grab onto your leg. Try to lift it up as much as possible!

And grab onto your leg. Try to lift it up as much as possible!

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Have fun and be safe! And as always, Good Luck! 🍀

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