By Craig Rice, MovNat Team Instructor
Want to learn how to crawl while balancing…without breaking any bones?
Here’s a beginner-level MovNat progression to take you from the most basic crawling variations on the ground all the way up to the difficult hand and foot crawl while balancing.
Here are the 7 crawling progressions:
Step 1: Control and balance on hands and knees
Step 2: Hand Knee Crawl
Step 3: Control and Balance on Hands and Feet
Step 4: Foot Hand Crawl
Step 5: Foot Hand Crawl with Hip Control
Step 6: Narrow Foot Hand Crawl
Step 7: Balancing Foot Hand Crawl
MovNat Progressions are a great way to scale any movement to both your skill and conditioning level. They serve as stepping stones to work up to the more advanced skills. As you can see, each progression leads seamlessly into the next, and mastering one level makes the next skill much easier to acquire.
If you put in the time on the more rudimentary progressions, it will pay off later as you begin to explore the more advanced movement skills.
With practice, you’ll will learn that certain movements which may have seemed totally impossible before, are now only a few steps away.
Ready to take the next step
In Your Movement Journey?
And if you’d like to upgrade your movement skills, the best way to do that is to find a MovNat Workshop near you. Or, if you’d like to go deep in your movement practice and help others do the same, sign up for our MovNat Certification, where we’ll teach you our systematic approach to mastering the full spectrum of natural movement fitness.