Gorilla Circus - The Primal Side of Circus

Tricks

Gorilla Circus Tricks List

Hey there flyers, for those of you who are just starting out with Gorilla Circus here is a guide for how you can expect to progress over the next couple of months: This is by no means an exclusive list, and you will not need to master ALL tricks in each section to move on, just an idea of what you can expect after each new progression – Happy Flying!

Starter Tricks

Knee Hang:

Whipping/Position Tricks

Split:
Planche:
Straddle:
Pike:

Feeling a bit braver now? Let's try...

Half-in, Half-out:
Pull-over Shoot:

For the next tricks you’ll be learning how to swing, and doing one-handed take-offs

Back-end Tricks

Hocks Off:
Split:
Planche:
Straddle:

Tricks with a set and a break...

Shooting star:
Pelican:
Drop-kick:
Layout:

These moves are taught to build your trapeze knowledge and skill, gradually building strength and confidence, and to help you understand how your body reacts to the different shapes and movements you are asking it to perform in each class.

Once you are confidently performing most of the above tricks, your instructors will then choose your next progressions, tailored to your individual strengths and weaknesses.