Gymnastics Drill Demonstration

Description

p>Counter Tension.(static)

The two gymnasts may lean towards and onto each other whilst remaining in contact with each other. A state of equilibrium may be achieved by pushing against each other and holding the static image created. The two gymnasts may lean towards each other :-

  • Face to Face. 
  •  Side to Side. 
  • Back to Back. or 
  • combinations of these situations. 

Propping Actions. Propping actions may occur when a base gymnast uses tense limbs to prop up the weight of a top gymnast and create a counter tension idea.

The Drill is often used with

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Counter Tension - Back to back up and down motion Drill Thumbnail
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Counter Tension - Back to back up and down motion

Reverse Box Base - Propping Hips Drill Thumbnail
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Reverse Box Base - Propping Hips

Side to side - static counter tension Drill Thumbnail
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Side to side - static counter tension

Stand on a modified squat base Drill Thumbnail
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Stand on a modified squat base

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