Gymnastics Drill Demonstration


  • From a short run into hurdle step jump off spring board placing the left hand on the near edge and the right hand on the far edge of a three section box.
  • Fingers must point down with thumbs on the box top.
  • Jump into a pike position, with hips as high as posible over the hands, taking the body weight on extended arms.
  • Transfer weight across the box to land with flexed knees and hips.

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  • Aim to achieve flight on and off of the box.
  • Aim for high hips keeping the arms extended.
  • Move the spring board back as the gymnasts progress.

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