Gymnastics Drill Demonstration

Description

To either lower or to push away, and land on feet.

Starting situation. A in front of, and face away from B. Close behind,and face on to the back of A.

Grip. In forward undergrasp grip, B takes hold of the upper arms; the flexed elbows; the forward flexed hands of A. In a sideways grip, with palms face inwards, holds the waist of A.

Base. Either a Lunge base , or a wide Squat base.

Works when gymnast A stands upright in front of and close to B. Gymnast B stands behind, and close to the back of A, and grasping hold of the waist of A. (in this case)

Gymnast A swings arms "forward and up", to jump vertical, and thereafter either to execute a shape at the top of the lift. (long, tuck, straddle, pike) or to execute a twist at the top of the lift. (1/4; 1/2; full twist.) Gymnast B assists the jump by lifting A high and then either lowering A back to the starting situation; or "pushing" A away at the top of the lift to give assisted flight to A.

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