I'm just talking about the level of control these guys have. Add to that some decent training in a martial art, and you have a pretty good thing.
Oh, what's a parallettes?
Small, hand-held parallel bars (see This image
) for a visual. You can make your own for a few dollars, or buy "power pushups" from a local fitness store (I went to Sears -- $10) or pay $100 for really nice ones from a gymnastics store.