Gymnastics Drill Demonstration


  • From kneeling start on a low platform roll forwards placing head and hands in a triangle on the crash mat.
  • Rise to pike position.
  • Maintaining full body tention topple forwards towards crash mats.
  • Push on arms vigorously and sweep legs over head.
  • Exit to long lie.

    Coaching points

  • This exercise is to aid flight off the box during a Head Spring or Bent Arm Overswing.
  • Ensure feet are together
  • Attain strong pike shape.
  • Ensure that the push and leg throw is an explosive movement.
  • Legs must be kept extended and together.
  • Aim to lift body clear of the mat.
  • Exit with body extended and flat.

  • The Drill is often used with

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