Tag Archives: Bar Training

Let’s Talk Tap

How many of the following questions can you answer? Is it the tap same for a big girls as a small girl? Is tap the arch or the hollowing after the arch? Do big and small girls tap at the same time? Do we tap because a giant can not be made without tapping? Do […]

Definition: Tkatchev

Tkatchev: A release move, named after Russian gymnast Alexander Tkatchev, performed on uneven or high bar, from a handstand to a back giant swing down, tap and releasing to a backward straddle release over the bar to regrasp. Also called a reverse hecht. Click on this picture for animation. A Variety of Tkatchev Learning Progressions, […]

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