Gymnastics Drill Demonstration


Starting situation. A face away from B. B face on to the back of A and close to A. Grip. B grips under the elbows of A in a forward undergrasp grip. Base. Legs wide apart sideways, or in a Lunge position. Works when gymnast A stands in front of and close to B, with elbows bent and squeezed into the ribs. Gymnast B stands behind A, close into and face on to the back of A. Gymnast A executes a vertical jumping action in co-ordination with B performing a lifting action. At the top of the lift Gymnast A may perform a Shape,(tuck, straddle, pike.) leg design or maintain a straight shape before being lowered back to the ground.

The Drill is often used with

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