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'Teddy' Roll

category: Key-4-Body-Temperature-Raising-2

  • Sit in straddle with arms horizontal.
  • Lower arms and grip behind knees.
  • Roll to the left taking weight on shoulder. Transfer weight ...

  • Along A Box Into A Straddle

    category: Key-3-Backwards-roll

    Teach Backward Roll Exit from Long Sit straddle along box tops exit Straddle Shape

    Assisted Straddle Jump

    category: Key-4-content-trampette-Straddle

  • Working in pairs the gymnast stands with arms horizontal.
  • The supporter stands behind with hands on gymnasts hips.
  • The gymnast flexs...

  • Astride Vault (Progression)

    category: Key-3-Astride-Vault

  • Standing as far as possible away from a box top dive forwards to place hands, a shoulder width apart, on to the box.
  • Keeping legs extended ...

  • Astride Vault (Progression)

    category: Key-3-Astride-Vault

  • From a short run and hurdle step dive forwards to place hands, a shoulder width apart, on to the box top.
  • Keeping legs extended bring the h...

  • Astride Vault (Progression)

    category: Key-3-Astride-Vault

  • From a short run and hurdle step dive forwards to place hands, a shoulder width apart, on to the box top.
  • Keeping legs extended and the hip...

  • Astride Vault (Progression)

    category: Key-3-Astride-Vault

  • From a short run and hurdle step dive forwards to place hands, a shoulder width apart, on to the box top.
  • Keeping legs extended and the hip...

  • Astride Vault (Progression) Support

    category: Key-3-Astride-Vault

  • Standing as far as possible away from a box top dive forwards to place hands, a shoulder width apart, on to the box.
  • Keeping legs extended ...

  • Astride Vault (Progression) Support

    category: Key-3-Astride-Vault

  • Standing as far as possible from the box the gymnast dives forward to place hands, a shoulder width apart, on to the box top.
  • Keeping legs ...

  • Astride Vault (Progression) Support

    category: Key-3-Astride-Vault

  • After a short run and hurdle step the gymnast dives forward to place hands, a shoulder width apart, on to a two section box.
  • Keeping legs e...

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    Sessions

    KS2: Part 1. Jumping and Straddle Roll

    This dynamic session will teach your gymnasts how to jump from apparatus with twists, as well as how to straddle forward roll on and off apparatus.

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    KS2: Part 6. Straddle Vault Progressions

    A thoroughly enjoyable session in which your jumping gymnasts will start to take their weight in their arms, as we introduce them to the straddle vaul...

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    Stretching

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