Tag Archives: Bar Training

Definition: Tap Swing

Tap Swing: Tap swing refers to hollow-arch-hollow swing gymnasts do in giant swings. The purpose of the tap swing in women’s gymnastics developed from the need to avoid the low bar during giant swings. It has evolved as a way to use bar flexion and quickly changing body position to accelerate the speed and power […]

Definition: Higgins

Higgins: A high bar or uneven bar skill done from a handstand, with a 1/2 pirouette and finish in elgrip position. Also called Higgins roll. Floor Bar Higgins Spot Gymnastics Bars Higgins Roll Higgins from Giant Giant to Higgins to Stalder plus This collection of progressions/drills and bar equipment progressions is now put together in […]