Archive for the ‘instructional dvds’ Category

New June Releases

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

The Ball   DVD
by Mary Lee Tracy

A conditioning circuit from Mary Lee Tracy using the Swiss Ball and the weighted ball
The Ball, continues her popular series for conditioning athletes and developing great body shapes and strength. Exercises work on the upper body, core strength, balance and posture.  
(More info). $29.95

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Balance Beam Handstand Complexes  DVD
by Tammy Biggs

Learn the essential handstand skills for balance beam with warm-ups. This video covers handstand drills for beam warm-up. The video covers handstand walking, arm use, one arm handstand, straight arm blocking, using the alternate leg and the complete complex.
(More info). $29.95

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May DVD Releases

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

Circuit Training for Muscle Endurance   DVD
by Mary Lee Tracy

THow to increase your athlete’s ability to do full sets, finish strong and be safe. Mary Lee Tracy’s DVD, Circuit Training for Muscle Endurance, covers this rarely covered but extremely important topic. We normally talk about muscle and plyometric strength, but not muscle endurance capabilities necessary to compete effectively. This video covers two different muscle endurance circuits that Mary Lee uses in her gym.  (More info). $29.95

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Yurchenko Progressions Part 2 - Flipping   DVD
by Tony Retrosi

Learn how to Successfully and Safely Develop the Advanced Yurchenko Vault.  Tony, Retrosi’s DVD, Yurchenko Progressions Part 2 – Flipping continues the development of this extremely popular vault from his first video Yurchenko Progressions. He begins with drills to improve landings and cover how to improve the flipping and twisting elements of advanced twisting Yurchenkos.
(More info). $29.95

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Yurchenko Progressions 2 Disk Set (1 & 2)  DVD
by Tony Retrosi

Training your mind is as essential
Learn how to Successfully and Safely Develop the Advanced Yurchenko Vault. Tony Retrosi’s Yurchenko Progressions clearly covers all the elements needed to successfully teach the Yurchenko Vault. On the first DVD he breaks the vault into six distinct elements: the run, the hurdle, the round-off, the back handspring, the flip, and the landing. Included on the video is a section that puts all the elements together. The second disk begins with drills to improve landings and covers how to improve the flipping and twisting elements of advanced twisting Yurchenkos.
(More info). $54.95

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New DVD - Alison Arnold

Monday, May 4th, 2009

The Five Rings of Mental Toughness Training - Women’s Gymnastics   DVD
by Alison Arnold Ph.D,

Training your mind is as essential
as training your body…

These five sessions lead by USA Gymnastics Sport Psychology Consultant Alison Arnold Ph.D. will help you become the gymnast you were meant to be. The mind is the most important muscle you will ever use. Each section helps you train your mind with drills, visualizations, and motivational tips from some of the leading gymnasts and coaches across the USA. Get ready to take your gymnastics to the next level. Train your mind and change your life.  (More info). $75.00

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New Releases April

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009


Core
Strength  DVD

by Mary Lee Tracy

Mary Lee Tracy’s, Core Strength DVD, is an inside view of how
core strength is developed in one of the most successful gymnastic programs in the United States

(More  info). $29.95
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Aerials
and Aerial Flipping Skills  DVD


by
Tammy Biggs


Whether you are a gymnast or cheerleader, aerials are a must have skill. On this
DVD, Tammy Biggs covers everything needed to teach or learn aerials and aerial
flipping skills.
(More info). $29.95

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Greetings!

 

We have two great new DVDs this month, one from a
“new” GymSmarts Coach, Mary Lee Tracy, one of the most successful coaches in the
US, and one on Aerials from Tammy Biggs.

 

New Articles in GymSmarts Community:
Back Handspring Technique
Part 2 - Mas Watanabe

 

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March DVD Releases

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Yurchenko Progressions  DVD
by Tony Retrosi
Tony Retrosi’s Yurchenko Progressions clearly covers all the elements needed to successfully teach the Yurchenko Vault. On the DVD he breaks the vault into six distinct elements: the run, the hurdle, the round-off, the back handspring, the flip, and the landing..   (More info). $29.95

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Balance Beam Complexes  DVD
by Tammy Biggs
Tammy Biggs saw a need to develop an effective set of Balance Beam warm-up drills to improve the weaknesses she saw during the last Olympic Cycle. Tammy’s Balance Beam Complexes is the set of warm-up drills to correct these fundamental weaknesses. (More info). $29.95

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Greetings!

 

We have two new DVDs this month, one on Yurchenko Progressions by very popular Tony Retrosi, and a very important one on Beam Complexes from Tammy Biggs.

 

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We want to take a moment to Thank, IG Founder & more,  Glen Sundby, for all his contributions to gymnastics, he will be missed, Glenn passed away Wednesday at the age of 87.

 

 

See you next month!

Tom & Reiko Beach