At Camp CentroAmericano in Guatemala this summer I did this drill to get the gymnasts to drive their leg over the top in both a front handspring or a cartwheel.
Se realizan dos pateos fuertes hacia arriba, seguidamente de una rueda carreta a juntar pies al final con conexión a un Flic Flac
What to look for:
Doing a skill OUT of it is helpful. If Not have them fall to their back to a soft mat.
Ejercicios Auxiliares para resorte al frente a mortal agrupado. Drill for Front Handspring Front videoed at Camp Centroamericano 2017 in Guatemala.
“The very symbol of the sport, the handstand, is indeed one of the most important fundamental elements in gymnastics. Although often viewed as an individual skill, the handstand shape is repeatedly seen in every event, every exercise, and virtually every movement sequence.” Dr Gerald S. George, Ph.D. “Championship Gymnastics. Biomechanical Techniques For Shaping Winners” 2010 [Read more…]
Press Handstand Drill submitted by Ashley Lamborn from Don and Terry’s Gymnastics in Myrtle Beach.
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My friend Arun Kumar Jayan (ALL THE WAY FROM INDIA!) shares another drill. This time for basic body shaping for back layout position.
I have always loved front and side aerials. Not just for their artistic enjoyment but for the leg drive that it teaches.
Here is a drill that showed really good results with this young lady from Edmonton, Alberta Canada.
Thanks to Rebecca Sykes who uploaded various parts of my course that I taught for the Icelandic Gymnastics Federation.
Here are some tumbling drills.
Rebecca Sykes shared this great drill. We have all gotten stuck with a kid or two needing something to fill the gap in twisting.
A+ for creativity! [Read more…]