Base Position: Standing base
Flyer Position: Standing flyer
Contact Point: Flyer on shoulders of base



  • Stand straight.
  • Tighten up your core.
  • Hold the calves of the flyer and pull them down (this makes the flyer feel safe and grounded).
  • Relax your shoulders to offer a nice platform.


  • Hold a straight and upright position.
  • Tighten up your body.
  • Keep your legs straight.
  • Turn your heels in and push against the bases head with your legs.
  • Relax your feet.


  • Stand in the back or on the side.
  • Reach for the legs of the flyer, or higher if you can reach.
  • Stay close.
  • If you are smaller/lighter than the flyer, make sure there's a second or even a third spotter.