Set-up: Set-up on a soft surface about a foot away from a wall. Get into the the handstand position, kicking your feet up and allowing them to rest on the wall. Make sure you have total balance and stability before beginning the movement.
Lift: Lower yourself as far as you can under complete control, then reverse the movement quickly - using the wall for stability at all times.
Emphasis: The key to the handstand push up is control - do not exceed a range of motion you can control.
Strength criteria: Must be able to hold yourself against the wall for at least 20 seconds in the handstand position.
Muscle Roles in hand-stand push up - wall assisted