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The Steadicam® Operator's Handbook by Laurie Hayball, Jerry Holway

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Steadicam® posture

Your posture is a dynamic response to your environment, not a fixed position or attitude. How you stand and walk with the Steadicam has a huge effect on your operating, your short-term stamina, and your long-term health.

With proper posture, your body efficiently carries the weight and torque of the sled and you can breathe fully. You also use your back as nature intended, moving with the least amount of strain and effort, and with the most control.

How do we stand well with the Steadicam?

Look at the pictures on this page. All the operators have a good posture, regardless of the position of the sled or type of vest they wear. It almost looks like they are standing without a Steadicam. Cover the Steadicam and check out the ...

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