While there can be so much variation in floor routines, it is good to see some of what is being done at the lower optional levels on floor exercise.
While video is an effective visual feedback tool for gymnasts, mirror training lets gymnasts know what they look like and provides instant feedback.
Flexibility is the key to looking good looking leaps and jumps. Learn what scientific studies have discovered are the fastest ways for gymnasts to improve their flexibility.
A positive response to an inquiry from a former ballerina who want to, after 15 years of ballet, begin training for serious high level optional gymnastics.
Everyone can tell the difference between a gymnast who merely goes through the motions and one who performs their routines and dance with so much expression that it is a joy to watch. We have developed some dance and routine drills that can help create that type of dancing ability and are fun to do. […]
Turnout: In gymnastics and ballet, a rotation of the leg which comes from the hips, causing the knee and foot to turn outward, away from the center of the body. This allows for greater extension of the leg, especially when raising it to the side and rear and for better balance when performing dance skills […]