Tag Archives: Bar Training

Definition: Eagle Grip

Eagle Grip: In an eagle grip, a gymnasts hands are turned 180 degrees outward from a regular over grip. The hands and thumbs are turned out in the grip. This position requires a high degree of shoulder flexibility to swing comfortably and maintain a firm grip during the swing.  Also called an L Grip. Alternate […]

Definition: Back Giant

Back Giant: A circling skill done on high bar, parallel bars and uneven bars that begins and finishes in a handstand and circles around the bar in a fully extended position, often using an arch/hollow tap swing action. Giants can be done in at least three speeds – regular giants, speed giants and giants that […]

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