Gymnastics Drill Demonstration

Description

  • Place two markers on the run up approxmatly one meter apart.
  • 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.
  • Arms are swung backwards and hard forwards to aid lift
  • Control landing with arms held wide.

    Coaching points

  • Encourage speed but control.
  • Encourage high knee lift during hop stage.
  • Increase lenght of hop but without loosing balance.
  • On landing allow body weight and momentum to proceed forwards in a controlled manner.

  • The Drill is often used with

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