Beth Tweddle & Epke Zonderland have set the new gymnastics bars standards for the next quadrennium with major 3 release & 2 release combos.
Yamawaki: A high bar release move first done by Japanese gymnast, Kyoji Yamawaki. It is essentially a stretched Markelov. The FIG has rated it a “D” difficulty skills. Here is a video that begins with a crash and then has Charlie Tamayo doing an incredibly high Yamawaki, with a much different (double arch) tap swing […]
Jaeger: A high bar and uneven bar gymnastics skill consisting of a front salto release to a re-catch of the bar. It can be done in the tuck, pike, straddle and layout positions and also with twisting. An alternate spelling is Yaeger.
Hayden: This is a high bar skill named after U.S. gymnast Daniel Hayden. It consists of a double salto backward in layout, with full twist over the bar. It has been rated by the FIG as a D level skill.
Gaylord: A high bar skill named after U. S. gymnast Mitch Gaylord. It is a front giant into a one-and-one-half front salto over the bar to regrasp a front somersault in tuck, pike or straddled position over the bar. It is sometimes called the Gayord I and has been rated by the FIG as a […]
Kips are landmark skill for young gymnasts, but are often difficult for gymnasts to learn. Here are some helpful tips.