Gymnastics Drill Demonstration

Description

  • From a short run and hurdle step on to a spring board the gymnast dives forward to place hands, a shoulder width apart, on to a four section box.
  • Keeping legs extended and the hips high the feet are brought inside of hands in a pike position.
  • On repullsion the gymnast turns head to the left and and brings right arm under the left arm rotating 180 left
  • Gymnast lands on the floor with flexed knees and hips.

    Coaching points

  • Encourage flight on and off the box.
  • High hips and good arm and leg extention.
  • Develop shoulder thrust to help repulsion
  • Head up to aviod roation.
  • Ensure full extention in flight off to attain half twist.

  • The Drill is often used with

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