Gymnastics Drill Demonstration

Description

Straddle vault progressions over low apparatus.

Coaching points

From a half squat, slightly back from the apparatus.

Co-ordinate a straight arm swing towards the apparatus with a spring from 2 feet away.

Shoulder block, take weight briefly on tense, straight arms, then lift arms high.

Straddle legs over the apparatus to land on mat with feet together.

Land in a half squat, flexing ankles, knees and hips to absorb impact.

Stretch to long shape to finish.

The Drill is often used with

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