Gymnastics Drill Demonstration


Starting situation.

A Face onto and directly in front of B. Face to Face.

B Face onto and directly in front of A. B holds a lunge position as preparation to catch A.

Works when gymnast A start face onto, but two steps away from B. B holds a deep lunge position as preparation for the catch. A does a one step, hurdle step rebound, take off into a layout dive towards B. Gymnast B aims to assist the flight of A by lifting under the upper thighs of A, and catching the C of G, ie hips of A on their shoulder. Gymnast A holds a tense layout position in the balance created.

The Drill is often used with

A Forward Layout Dive into a Shoulder Catch.Key 5 4 CatchingGymnastics Drills Coaching