Gymnastics Drill Demonstration

Description

  • Using a lenght of bench or box pupil lunges to handstand with hands placed on bench ends.
  • Teacher supports at shoulder and catches near leg.
  • Pupil allows momentum to continue and reaches, through a bridge shape, for the floor with the free leg.
  • Teacher releases leg allowing pupil to kick forwards to exit.
  • Teacher lifts pupils shoulders.

    Coaching points

  • Gain straight handstand before kick over.
  • Elbows must be locked.
  • Legs extended gaining full split on exit.
  • Progress by lowering platform height.

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