Tag Archives: Trampoline Training

Definition: Kaboom

Kaboom: A kaboom is a trampoline skill, where gymnasts land either in essentially a back drop to back somersault or a front drop to front somersault, but perform a delayed tapping/bouncing action with their legs/feet that creates rotation into a somersault(s). Back Kaboom into Attempted Quad Back Somersault George Hery with Basic Front and Back […]

Trampoline Rules

SAFETY FIRST! No one is allowed to do anything that will get themselves or anyone else hurt. No student is permitted on the trampoline or in the pit without a gymnastics instructor present. Never go under the trampoline when someone else is jumping. Do not use the trampoline when feeling ill, tired, when using medication […]

Are Trampolines and Tumble Tramps Good Coaching and Teaching Progressions?

The question often arises as to whether trampolines and tumble tramps are good learning device and progressions for regular gymnasts. Some coaches and gymnasts feel that since it is so much easier to learn skills on apparatus that provides more air-time that it is of little or even negative value. More Air-Time Additional air-time provides […]