KS2: Part 2. Straddle Forward Roll

In this session we teach the straddle forward roll from apparatus. The straddle forward roll is a development of the forward roll, and is one of the first moves you will learn in gymnastics.

Through a series of step by step progressions this session gets your children to perform a smooth and safe straddle forward roll, starting on apparatus and finishing in a straddle and standing position.

Skills covered:

  • Straddle forward roll from apparatus
  • Rocking in a dish shape
  • Full pirouette jump, and rhythmic jumping

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