Back Somersault: One of the number of terms for a back salto move that begins usually taking off two feet, rotates then lands again on the feet.Â Also called Back Flip, Back Salto, Back Tuck, Back Pike, Back Layout.
Back Handspring: A tumbling move where a gymnast takes off from one or two feet, jumps backward onto the hands and lands on the feet.Â This skill can be done as a step-out skill (the most common method on beam) … Continue reading →
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 … Continue reading →
Back Flip: One of a number of terms for a back somersault move that begins usually taking off two feet, rotates then lands again on the feet.Â Also called Back Somersault, Back Salto, Back Tuck, Back Pike, Back Layout.
Every gym in America has had its share of trouble recruiting good coaches and class instructors. Whether located in rural America, where there may be little competition, but few candidates or in a big city where there are many gyms … Continue reading →
The traditional way to divide up gymnastics teams into groups for practice is by level and there is certainly merit in this method when it comes to compulsory coaching. It is probably easier to have all the same compulsory level … Continue reading →