Gymnastics coaches have much they could learn from T&T tumbling coaches, who produce the best tumblers in the world. Here are some training ideas to steal.
Here is some very specific advice on coaching twisting and one method of learning to spot fulls.
Learning to tumble into the pit (and being able to use the same technique to tumble up onto mats) is a critical skill to learn for gymnasts to advance.
Tumbling up hill (tumbling up onto stacked mats) has benefits for tumbling height and for training double back timers. Information on how to set it up.
Peaking tumbling skills shows extraordinary tumbling mastery and is the most efficient and stylish way to tumble.
Coach Howard, long time friend of Yuliya Brown, takes a look at her amazing tumbling career as she prepares for the 2011 World Cup.