Back handspring - Back handspring

DRILL 1

STANDING BACK HANDSPRING FROM TRAMPETTE, BOUNCE TO INCLINE

This drill is mostly a preparatory drill before adding on the next Back handspring.

FOCUS POINTS

 A 

Focus on getting the straight legs in under the upper body.

 

 B 

The arms should be down by the legs, so the gymnast almost has a 90° angle in the hips.

EQUIPMENT
  • 1 x Trampette

  • 1 x Airtrack

  • 1 x Soft mat

  • 1 x Soft incline

  • 1 x Foam block

DRILL 2

STANDING BACK HANDSPRING DOWN INCLINE

In this drill the gymnast can focus on getting their legs back in under themself.

FOCUS POINTS

 A 

Focus on getting straight legs tuck in under the upper body.

 

 B 

Arms should be by the legs, by doing so will force the gymnast to almost have a 90° angle in the hips.

EQUIPMENT
  • 1 x Incline

  • 1 x Soft mat

  • 1 x Soft incline

DRILL 3

STANDING 2 X BACK HANDSPRINGS FROM TRAMPETTE ON AIRTRACK

The drill makes sure that the gymnast can focus on a good transition between the two Back handsprings.

FOCUS POINTS

 A1 

Straight legs in the transition.

 

 A2 

Arms pulls down to the side of the legs after the first back handspring before pulling to the next.

EQUIPMENT
  • 1 x Trampette

  • 1 x Airtrack

  • 1 x Soft mat

  • 1 x Foam block

DRILL 4

STANDING 2 X BACK HANDSPRING DOWN INCLINE

The drill removes as many elements as possible so that the gymnast can focus on getting their legs back in under themself.

FOCUS POINTS

 A 

Arms are pressed towards the knees after the first back handspring before pulling into the next.

EQUIPMENT
  • 1 x Semi soft incline

  • 1 x Soft mat

  • 1 x Soft incline

  • 1 x Airtrack

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