Posts Tagged ‘thegymnasticminute’

Strong Straight Handstands – Mas Watanabe

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

The handstand defines gymnastics and is the most important basic skill. Here Mas Watanabe gives several pointers and drills to make you handstands strong and straight.

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Upper Body Dance Positions – Donna Culp

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Donna Culp shows how to develop great dance line through the upper body. She includes how to keep this nice position through oblique dance movements.

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Cast Handstand Drills – Tony Retrosi

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Here is a drill for casting to handstand on uneven bars from Tony Retrosi.

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Moy Bail on Parallel Bars – Scott Burns

Monday, May 17th, 2010

The Moy on Parallel Bars is a fairly common skill used in competitive gymnastics, Here Scott Burns from California Sports Center shows how to learn this skill.

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Working Out Of Whip Backs – George Hery

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

The whip back is becoming a popular connecting skill for advanced tumbling. Here George Hery shows a drill to learn this skill.

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Core Strength for Competition – Hideo Mizoguchi

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Good core strength will make it easier to hold form while performing in competition. Here Hideo “Mizo” Mizoguchi gives a drill to help with your overall core strength.

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Full Twisting Tsukahara Drills – Mas Watanabe

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Figuring out how to twist the Tsukahara Vault can be really challenging. Here Mas Watanabe explains and shows how he teaches this advanced competitive vault.

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Falling Backwards for Back Handsprings – Christopher Brown

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Learning to move, fall, and jump backwards is an important skill for gymnastics – especially for back handsprings. Here Christopher Brown from California Sports Center shows a drill he uses to develop this important skill in a safe environment.

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Trampoline Drill for Bars – Tony Retrosi

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

The shoot over with 1/2 twist on uneven bars is a very common skill for competitive bar routines. Here Tony Retrosi shows a trampoline drill to help with the air awareness portion of the skill.

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The Cat Twist – George Hery

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Twisting is really confusing for gymnasts to learn. The cat twist is a little used technique to initiate twist when you are already in the air. Here George Hery explains the cat twist.

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