Most people assume it’s strictly an issue of upper body strength, but there are other things to consider when training for the human flag. Achieving a full human flag begins by having a thorough understanding of these considerations. From there it’s simply a matter of practice, dedication, and patience.
There are basically two different methods to performing a human flag. The one most people tend to picture involves a vertical pole, both hands grasping the pole with an overhand or mixed grip. This is the textbook position (photo is shown above).
Watch the video below for a tutorial on the classic human flag and check out part two of my human flag series for more.
Other human flag posts:
Convict Conditioning 2
Human Flags Everywhere!
Clutch Flag Tutorial