Front pike

DRILL 1

STANDING FRONT PIKE TO ARMS DOWN LANDING

This drill focuses on connecting the forward hollow takeoff with the piked position.

FOCUS POINTS

 A 

Grab the top of the calves below the kneepit and pull towards the torso, and keep the chin tucked in.

 B 

Prepare for the landing with the hands on the front of the thighs, a hollow upper body and the chin tucked in.

PREREQUISITES
  • Front tuck - D2

EQUIPMENT
  • 2 x Running blocks

  • 1 x Soft incline

DRILL 2

SET FRONT PIKE FROM LEVEL TRAMPETTE TO INCLINE

Combining the Front pike with the set in trampette. Focusing on correct technique from set to landing.

FOCUS POINTS

 A 

Arms move in a backwards circle.

 

 B 

Grab the top of the calves below the kneepit and pull towards the torso, and keep the chin tucked in.

 

 C 

Chin tucked in and a hollow upper body with arms on the thighs.

PREREQUISITES
  • Front tuck - D4

EQUIPMENT
  • 4 x Running blocks

  • 1 x Trampette

  • 1 x High soft landing

DRILL 3

FRONT PIKE FROM LEVEL TRAMPETTE

Executing the complete Front pike to landing on the feet, before adding the run-up to the trampette.

FOCUS POINTS

 A 

Arms move in a backwards circle.

 

 B 

Grab the top of the calves below the kneepit and keep the chin tucked in.

 

 C 

Chin tucked in and hollow body with arms on the thighs.

PREREQUISITES
  • Front tuck - D4

EQUIPMENT
  • 4 x Running blocks

  • 1 x Trampette

  • 1 x Soft landing

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