There is too little innovation both in gymnastics training equipment and the training systems used by coaches. A little of what young gymnasts can really do
Information about selecting, buying or building the best type of beam for your gymnast to use to train at home, using our “Secrets to Staying on Beam” book.
Here are some Level 5 beam videos so gymnasts can see some good examples of beam routines at their level and get an idea of what they should be doing.
The tumbling series requirement on beam is often problematic for gymnasts, and the most common, therefore, most problematic is the back handspring series.
To win at big meets or Nationals, gymnasts must first get the judges to notice them and developing a recognizable personal gymnastics style can do that.
It is instructive to see other Level 6 gymnasts doing good beam routines, so Level 6 gymnasts know what they need to work towards and how elements are done.