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Jumping

category: Key-2-content-Jump-Twists

Gymnastics Jumping Key 2 content Jump & Twists Jumping on the spot 180 Jump (Twice) 360 Jump.

Jumping (One Foot To Two Foot)

category: Key-1-content-jump-twist

Gymnastics Jumping (one foot to two foot) Key 1 content jump & twist Jump from one foot to land on two feet.

Gymnastics: Jumping from a pla...

Gymnastics Jumping from a platform Key 1 content jump & twist Pupils stand on platform and jump up to gain 'tuck' shape in the air. Land with flexed ...

Piked Jump from Spring Board K...

Gymnastics Piked Jump from Spring Board Key 4 Content Trampette Pike From a short run hurdle step to take off from springboard with two feet. Form pi...

Gymnastics: 180 Jump Twist

Gymnastics 180 Jump Twist Key 2 content Jump & Twists Standing with heels together but toes slightly apart and with arms to the horizontal, swing arm...

Two Foot Jumping Key 1 Body Te...

Gymnastics Two Foot Jumping Key 1 Body Temperature Raising Jog to jump over mats taking off and land on two feet. Holding a ball or soft object in tw...

Pike Shape Jump from Trampette...

Gymnastics Pike Shape Jump from Trampette. Key 4 Content Trampette Pike A fast approach run up. Eyes focus upon the trampette. A long hurdle step.

Jumping from a low platform Ke...

Gymnastics Jumping from a low platform Key 2 content Jump & Twists Flex knees, swing arms to long shape and jump. Flex knees on landing with arms mov...

Assisted Piked Jump

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

  • Assisted Straddle Jump

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

  • Assisted Straight Jump

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

  • Assisted Tuck Jump

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

  • Backward Roll Supports

  • Gymnast stands holding supports hands at shoulder height.
  • Gymnast is lowered and back rocks in tuck position.
  • Gymnast rocks forward...

  • Backward Roll Supports

  • Gymnast stands holding supports hands at shoulder height.
  • Gymnast is lowered and back rocks in tuck position.
  • Gymnast rocks forward...

  • Bench Jumps

  • Stand on a bench in a 'Y' shape.
  • Swing arms down, back and up as knees are flexed and extended into a straight jump.
  • Flex knees on l...

  • Bench work 2

  • Face vault, "onto and over" the bench in a tuck shape.

  • Bounce Floorwork

    Ask children to find a space and with feet together, bounce in one spot. They should keep their heads up, knees and ankles working hard. .

    Ne...

    Burpee

  • Starting in a stand position squat and push legs back into a front support position.
  • Jump back to squat position and stand
  • Repeat

  • Cart Wheel Learning Progressions

  • Attach an elastic 'high jump' rope at mid point on the bench.
  • Hold at 30deg angle.
  • Gymnast takes a one step lunge, from an acute ang...

  • Cart Wheel Learning Progressions

  • As previous exercise
  • Attach an elastic 'high jump' rope at mid- point on the bench.
  • Increase angle of the rope. Hold at 45deg angle.
  • Cart Wheel Learning Progressions

  • As previous exercise
  • Attach an elastic 'high jump' rope at mid- point on the bench.
  • Increase angle of the rope. Hold at 60deg plus angl...

  • Cat Spring (Straddle)

  • Pupils jump forwards to take weight on hands and arms.
  • Hips are kept high and feet are brought to outside of hands.

  • Cat Spring

  • Jump forward to take weight on arms.
  • Exit to stand.

  • Example sequence 2

  • Example sequence showing jump from platform with half twist, back rock with straddle, two linked three point balances, log twist, forward roll fro...

  • Example Sequence

  • Sequence linking Jumps, 3 point balances, tummy up and down movement and forward straddle roll.
  • Example sequence

  • Example sequence showing jumps off a platform, tuck rocks, wide stand, three point balances, forward roll and long sit.

  • Face Vault (Piked)

  • Using the top box section only stand with the left hand on the near edge and the right hand on the far edge.
  • Fingers must point down with t...

  • Face Vault (Progression)

  • From a one step run into hurdle step jump placing the left hand on the near edge and the right hand on the far edge of the box top section.
  • Face Vault (Progression)

  • From a short run into hurdle step jump off spring board placing the left hand on the near edge and the right hand on the far edge of a three secti...

  • Face Vault

  • From a short run into hurdle step jump off spring board placing the left hand on the near edge and the right hand on the far edge of a high box.
  • Forward Face Vault

  • Using the top box section only stand with hands pointing forward.
  • Place hands on the box a shoulder width apart
  • Jump keeping the leg...

  • Forward Roll Lift

  • Gymnast stands holding arms horizontal.
  • Gymnast back rocks in tuck position.
  • Gymnast rocks forward stretching arms horizontally forw...

  • Forward Roll Lift

  • Gymnast stands holding supports hands at knee height.
  • Gymnast is lowered and back rocks in tuck position.
  • Gymnast rocks forward str...

  • Forward Roll Lift

  • Gymnast stands holding arms horizontal.
  • Gymnast back rocks in tuck position.
  • Gymnast rocks forward stretching arms horizontally forw...

  • Forward Roll Lift

  • Gymnast stands holding supports hands at knee height.
  • Gymnast is lowered and back rocks in tuck position.
  • Gymnast rocks forward str...

  • Forward Roll with Support.

  • Gymnast forward rolls in tuck position.
  • To aid stand gymnast reaches forward and grasps supports hands.
  • Gymnast pulls on supports ha...

  • Forward Roll with Support.

  • Gymnast forward rolls in tuck position.
  • To aid stand gymnast reaches forward and grasps supports hands.
  • Gymnast pulls on supports ha...

  • Gate Vault

  • From a short run into hurdle step jump off spring board placing hands forward, a shoulder width apart, on a high section box.
  • Fingers must ...

  • Gate Vault

  • From a short run into hurdle step jump off spring board placing hands forward, a shoulder width apart, on a three section box.
  • Fingers must...

  • Half Twist Jump

  • Starting in an extended stand flex knees and jump rotating arms to gain height.
  • Move head and eyes to the left keeping them level.
  • T...

  • Half Twist

  • Starting in a stand position flex knees and jump raising and rotating arms to gain height.
  • Move head and eyes to the left keeping them leve...

  • Head Spring (Progressions)

  • Using a mid-level box or block
    the gymnast approaches off a short run and hurdle step on to springboard.
  • Gymnast jumps into pike shape a...

  • Head Spring (Progressions)

  • Using a mid-level box or block
    the gymnast approaches off a short run and hurdle steps on to springboard.
  • Gymnast jumps into pike shape ...

  • Head Spring (Progressions)

  • Using a mid-level cross box or block
    the gymnast approaches off a short run and hurdle steps on to springboard.
  • Gymnast jumps into pike ...

  • Head Spring (Progressions)

  • Stand on low box or block and jump to inverted pike shape.
  • As centre of gravity passes over beat vigourously upwards with straight legs.
  • Head Spring (Progressions)

  • Place low box near to crash mat.
  • Approach box with small 'hurdle step' (one foot to two foot take-off)
  • Jump off two feet to gain inv...

  • Hollander vault

    - Gymnast starts two steps away from the springboard

    - Jump off of the springboard, performing a 270 twist around the apparatus

    - Lan...

    Hop and Jump

  • Ask children to walk around hall.
  • Ask them to walk using diferent parts of the feet--toes, heels, sides, etc.
  • Change to moving ...

  • Hurdle Step to Jump

  • Place two markers on the run up approxmatly one meter apart.
  • Gymnast approaches, at speed, off three pace run up.
  • Gymnast places fav...

  • Hurdle Step to Jump

  • Place two markers on the run up approxmatly one meter apart.
  • Gymnast approaches, at speed, off three pace run up.
  • Gymnast places fav...

  • Hurdle Step Variations

    Teach Hurdle Step Variations (1 foot to 2 feet).

    Jog and hurdle step on to low apparatus and exit with a jump to Wide, Tuck or Straddle Shap...

    Hurdle Step Variations

    Jog and hurdle step up to and along a mat.

    Jog and hurdle step on to low apparatus and exit with jump to Long Shape

    Hurdle Step Variations

    Teach Hurdle Step Variations ( 1 foot to 2 feet).

    Jog and hurdle step on to low apparatus and exit with a jump to Wide, Tuck or Straddle Sha...

    Hurdle Step Variations

    Teach Hurdle Step Variations (1 foot to 2 feet)

    Jog and hurdle step on to low apparatus and exit with a jump to Wide, Tuck or Straddle Shape...

    Jump from Platform

  • Pupils stand on platform and jump up to gain 'tuck' shape in the air.
  • Land with flexed knees and with horizontal arms for balance.

  • Jumping (2 -2 pattern)

    Recap jump to long shape

  • One jumping action.
  • Add rhythm to the action - "Jump/jump/jump/jump and arm swing to long shape."

  • Junp Full Twist

  • From an extended stand jump and rotate 360.
  • Look past left shoulder to gain rotation

  • key 0 Game/Apparatus

  • Take out mats.
  • Run in and out of the mats changing from heavy to light running. The next stage is to ask the children to bounce over the m...

    key 0 Game/Apparatus

  • Take out the benches.
  • The practice starts with the children hoping / jumping around the benches. The next stage is for the children to wal...

    key 0 Skill-work

    The children start the exercise by walking backwards around the hall, changing direction as they do. Ensure that the children do not bump into eac...

    key 0 Skill-work

    Ask the children to start by bouncing on the spot - Remember to push the balls of the feet onto the floor to make the feet and knees work harder. ...

    Key 1 Body Conditioning Linkage 3

    Rhythm: Make a phrase of 3 rebound jumps followed by high jump to long shape, 3 rebounds, high jump to wide shape, 3 rebounds, high jump to tuck shape...

    Key 3 Body Conditioning Linkage

    Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase. Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can be linked...

    Lift into tuck position

    Starting situation. A face away from B. B face on to the back of A and close to A. Grip. B grasps the upper arms of A in a f...

    Lift to straddle

    Starting situation. A face away from B. B face on to the back of A and close to A. Grip. B grasps the upper arms of A in a forward overgrasp grip...

    Lifting from elbow into pike

    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 fo...

    Lifting from hips into tuck

    Starting situation. A upright and face away from B. B upright,close in to A and face on to the back of A. Grip. Palms inward o...

    Lifting from hips

    Starting situation. A upright and face away from B. B upright,close in to A and face on to the back of A. Grip. Palms inward o...

    Lifting from hips

    Starting situation. A stands upright and face on to B. Hands are placed on the shoulders of B. B prep...

    lifting from thighs

    Starting situation.

    A stands upright and face on to B. Hands are placed on the shoulders of B.

    B prepares a ...

    Lifting hand to hand

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

    Linkage - Action Routine

    Link actions learned to form an action routine.

    Include:

    • Stepping along a bench
    • Leaping along a bench

    Linkage of Leaping A

    Linkage Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase. Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can...

    Linkage routine

    Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase. Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can be linked...

    Linkage routine

    Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase. Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can be linked...

    Linkage routine

    Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase. Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can be linked...

    Linkage task

    Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase. Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can be linked...

    Linkage task

    Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase. Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can be linked...

    Linkage task

    Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase.

    Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can be ...

    Linkage task

    Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase.

    Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can be ...

    Linked Leaps

  • Take the weight on the left leg holding the right leg horizontally pointing forward.
  • Jump to land on the right leg taking the left leg to p...

  • Linking Task

    Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase. Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can be linked...

    Linking Task

    Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase. Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can be linked...

    Linking Task

    Select and Link one of each of the following to form a phrase. Option to select a different piece of apparatus for each idea. Ideas can be linked...

    Low Face Vault (Progression)

  • Using the top box section only stand with the left hand on the near edge and the right hand on the far edge.
  • Fingers must point down with t...

  • Low Piked Vault

  • From a short 4m run take off with one foot to land on bench with two feet.
  • Jump to pike useing good arm swing to promote height.
  • Lan...

  • Low Straddle Vault

  • From a short 4m run take off with one foot to land on bench with two feet.
  • Jump to straddle useing good arm swing to promote height.
  • Low Straight Vault

  • From a 4m run take off form one foot to land on bench with two feet together.
  • Straight jump useing good arm swing to promote good height an...

  • Low Tucked Vault

  • From a short 4m run take off with one foot to land on bench with two feet.
  • Jump to tuck useing good arm swing to promote height.
  • Lan...

  • Over Partner (not Touching)

    Over and Under (A: static and B: mobile)

    A makes a shape or a base and B goes over,not touching the partner, (eg. jumping over).

    Rhythmic Jumping Phrase

    4 small jumps with 1/4 twist.

    1 jump to Long Shape with 1/2 twist.

    1 jump to Long Shape with 1/2 twist.

    Repeat.

    Round Off Progression

  • Attach an elastic 'high jump' rope at mid-point on the bench.
  • Hold at 45deg angle.
  • Gymnast takes a one step lunge, from an acute ang...

  • Round Off Progression

  • As previous exercise.
  • Attach an elastic 'high jump' rope at mid-point on the bench.
  • Hold at 60deg plus angle.
  • Gymnast takes ...

  • Running Jump to Full Twist

  • Useing a short run hurdle step to floor and jump off two feet.
  • Use arms to gain height
  • Move head and eyes to the left keeping them l...

  • Running Jump to Half Twist

  • Useing a short run hurdle step to spring board and jump off two feet.
  • Use arms to gain height
  • Move head and eyes to the left keeping...

  • Running Pike with Half Twist

  • Short four meter run to jump off two feet.
  • Form pike shape during flight
  • Bring right arm under left arm to aid rotation and half-tw...

  • Short Run to Straight Jump

  • Start 4m from the mat
  • Run to step into two foot take off.
  • Jump high keeping body straight.
  • Two foot landing bending kness to...

  • Small Hurdle Step to Jump

  • From a three pace run up gymnast hops from one foot to two foot.
  • Useing arm rotation to gain lift gymnast jumps off two feet.
  • Hi...

  • Standing Jump

  • Standing with feet at a slight angle, flex knees, swing arms forward and up and jump to a tall shape in the air.

  • Standing Jump to Pike

  • From a standing position spring upwards and raise extended legs to horizontal.
  • Bring arms to touch feet forming a piked shape.
  • Bring...

  • Standing Jump to Straddle

  • From a standing position on a low platform spring upwards and raise extended legs to horizontal.
  • Bring arms to touch feet forming a straddl...

  • Standing Jump to Tuck

  • From a standing position on a low platform spring upwards and raise knees to chest.
  • Bring hands to grasp shins forming a tuck shape.
  • Straddle Jump from Spring Board

  • From a short run, hurdle step to take off from spring board with two feet.
  • Form straddle shape during flight.
  • Flex knees and hips on...

  • Straddle Jump from Trampette

  • Fast approach run up. Eyes focus on trampette
  • Long hurdle step. Arms swing up at this phase of the skill ; then down again as gymnast hits ...

  • Straight Jump from Springboard

  • From a 4m run take off one foot to land on spring board with both feet together.
  • With good arm swing jump for height keeping the body strai...

  • Thief Vault (Progression)

  • From a short run jump off one foot pushing the feet forward.
  • Bring feet together and push legs to the horizontal.
  • Take weight moment...

  • Thief Vault (Progression)

  • From a short run jump off one foot from a spring board pushing the feet forward.
  • Bring feet together and push legs to the horizontal.
  • Through Vault (Progression)

  • From a short run and hurdle step on to a spring board the gymnast dives forward to place hands, a shoulder width apart, on to a four section box.<...

  • Tucked Jump from Spring Board

  • From a short run, hurdle step to take off from spring board with two feet.
  • Form tuck shape during flight.
  • Flex knees and hips on lan...

  • Vaulting. Repulsion

  • Stand one and a half arm lengths from wall bars.
  • Take two steps backwards.
  • Take one stride run up plus hurdle step and jump off two ...

  • Wheel Barrow Jumps

  • Gymnast takes up a wheel barrow position with partner grasping thighs above the knee.
  • With the co-operation of the support the gymnast uses...

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