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COMMITMENT CREATES CONSISTENCY by Glen Vaughan  
The 2006 National Training Camp for TNT was held at Bounce California in Rancho Bernardo, California. I spent many hours watching the sessions for the athletes representing Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini. Each of the sessions impressed me in different ways – how high the trampoline participants bounced, how precise […]

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Tony Gehman discuss’s and breaks down advanced tumbling.  In this article he talks about prerequisite drills, and progressions for twisting  If you would like more information on advanced tumbling you will probably find Tony Gehman’s  DVDs:  Advanced Tumbling 3 Disk Set: Disk I: Twisting Backwards Disk II: Multiple Flipping Disk III: Warm-up & Conditioning Drills […]

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Introduction - The main prerequisite for advanced backward tumbling, is the ability to develop horizontal momentum across the floor-ex area.  This may be achieved through a well executed series of consecutive back handsprings or bounding whip-backs.  Next the gymnast must demonstrate the ability to perform a round-off, back handspring, backlayout approximately head height or higher, […]

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