The Back Hook Spin is a lovely pole dance move that is also known as the Goddess, the Half Pint or the Dying Move. This is one of the basic backwards spins that you can learn in your early training.
Don't grip the pole too tightly when performing this spin. Let the momentum of your fall backwards spin you.
Here is a video clip on how the spin is performed:
Do you want to learn some exercises that will make you stronger for pole? Check out my page here with ideas on exercises and conditioning to get stronger fast to be able to do more with your body! I also have an e-Book called "Pole Power" that outlines lots of exercises on and off the pole that you can do to up your strength.
Some girls are fit and strong enough to just jump into doing crazy tricks - these are the gymnasts, aerial dancers or just strong daredevils. But the majority of us have to start with basics. I even had a gal once who was a competitive weight lifter and bikini contestant come over to try my poles out. She was incredibly fit but not for hoisting herself upside down let alone hardly hold on for any length of time.
It takes getting your body used to:
Before trying any pole dancing tricks please: