Gymnastics Drill Demonstration

Description

  • Fast approach run up. Eyes focus on trampette
  • Long hurdle step. Arms swing up at this phase of the skill ; then down again as gymnast hits the trampette.
  • Rebound firmly as arms swing upwards to create a stretched long shape.
  • At the top of the flight legs straddle quickly and hands lie along ankles
  • Hip extends to straighten out the body in preparation for landing.
  • Landing, flex hip and knee joints to absorb impact of landing.
  • Recover to stand upright.

    Coaching points

  • Use arm rotation to aid height.
  • Keep head up and eyes looking forward.
  • Aim for height and not distance
  • Secure landing by wide stance and arms horizontal.

  • The Drill is often used with

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