Gymnastics Drill Demonstration

Description

  • The pupil kneels with hands down on gently inclined padded benches.
  • The legs are extended and straightened so that the shoulders move above the hands.
  • The pupil rolls on to their shoulders and back.
  • As the weight is taken on the back the pupil adopts the straddle position and stands with a leg each side of the benches.

    Coaching points

  • The teacher can support the knee and shoulder to aid the pupil
  • Keep the roll slow to aid control.

  • The Drill is often used with

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