If you're on your right side, here's the s-wrap configuration: the pole wraps from your right sidebody, around the back, and around the front (abdomen) with the tail dropping off to the right side below the wrap's starting position ("below" meaning lower on your body--closer to the feet, but you're upside down, so it is "higher" in the sense of closer to the ceiling). That's just a loop around your torso. By hooking the right knee while upside down, you compress the fabric on itself so it can't go anywhere.
This is an important skill in the discipline of aerial silks that creates the foundation of some drops, including double star, and other tricks such as windmill AKA wheeldown. There are many ways to put a loop around your body and then hook your knee above it to create the s-wrap. I think this is the most accessible entry for most beginning aerialists.
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Descending in Catcher's
Learn three important factors that dictate the rate of descent in catcher's.
Tips for a smooth descent.
Want to train your grip? Don't have a way to rig at home? Going on a trip? Silks obsessed? That's what this is for. Can be hung on a pullup bar (do NOT invert on doorway pullup bars) or other safe structure.
Additional rigging equipment available upon request.
Medium Stretch Black 14 yards Like New
$85, originally purchased for $112 plus shipping
14 yards of black medium-stretch aerial fabric
60" wide, 70 denier interlock
Purchased from Aerial Essentials in 2014
Minimal use, less than 15 times
Used indoors only
Selling because no longer needed
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