The Gwak-Suk Kim straddle front release on uneven bars demonstrated and improved upon by M’rcy Matsunami.
Definition: Triple Double – This term refers to a triple twisting double somersault skill. It can be done as a tumbling pass or a bar dismount. Kohei Uchimura Triple Twisting Double Layout High Bar Dismount Kohei Uchimura Triple Twisting Double Back Triple Twisting Double Open off Tumble Trac
There are a number of training and practice options for fixing problems with a gymnast’s straddle back. which also work with fixing other gymnastic skills.
Beth Tweddle & Epke Zonderland have set the new gymnastics bars standards for the next quadrennium with major 3 release & 2 release combos.
Shushunova: Elena Shushunova is a former Soviet, Russian gymnast who was a European, World and Olympic Champion. Shushunova was the first to perform several unique and difficult skills, named after her including her signature Shushunova (a straddle jump to land in a front lying support) on floor exercise, a release on the unevens (back giant […]
Def: This is an uneven bars release move that is essentially full twisting Gienger, which makes it a back 1&1/2 twisting somersault release move. The originator of the skill was French gymnast, Jacques Def. In women’s gymnastics, Snejana Hristakieva was the first gymnast to do the skill in 1992. Even in women’s gymnastics, though, this […]