Gymnastics Drill Demonstration

Description

  • Place two markers on the run up approxmatly one meter apart followed by spring board.
  • Gymnast approaches, at speed, off three pace run up.
  • Gymnast places favoured hopping foot in between markers and hops gaining height and distance to land on two feet on the spring board.
  • Arms are swung backwards and hard forwards to aid lift
  • On landing on the spring board dive into forward roll again using arms to aid height.
  • Hands must make first contact with mat.
  • Roll in tuck to stand.

    Coaching points

  • Encourage speed but control.
  • Encourage high knee lift during hop stage.
  • Increase lenght of hop but without loosing balance.
  • On landing on spring board allow body weight and momentum to proceed forwards.
  • Swing arms forward and raise hips.
  • Keep body extened during flight.

  • The Drill is often used with

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