Posts Tagged ‘uneven bars’

Trampoline Drill for Toe-shoot to Highbar – Tony Retrosi

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

The trampoline is a great place to learn air awareness and simulate body positions for skills. Here Tony Retrosi shows a trampoline skill to simulate a toe-shoot from the low bar to the high bar.

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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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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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There Is No Kick in a Kip – Dan Connelly

Monday, April 19th, 2010

The kip is the most important skill for age group bars and one of the most challenging to learn. Here Dan Connelly gives a few tips to make learning this skill easier.

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Swing Development for Bars – Mas Watanabe

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Here is a drill from Mas Watanabe to develop a strong and relaxed swing. He has used this technique for over forty years and trained many of today’s most successful coaches.

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Tap Swing For Forward Giant – Dan Connelly

Monday, January 4th, 2010

There are two different swing techniques for front giants on uneven bars, one with a piking action on the way up, and one for jaegers and front dismounts. Here Dan Connelly shows a drill to develop the swing for front giants, jaegers and front flyaway dismounts.

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Swinging Forward – Dan Connelly

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Having a great relaxed swing on Bars makes things so much easier. Here is a drill from Dan Connelly to help create great swing for a back giant.

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Toe Circle Drills – Kelly Mizoguchi

Monday, September 21st, 2009

The toe circle to handstand is a more advanced skill that is difficult to time correctly to hit to handstand. Here Kelly Mizoguchi shows a drill she uses to help her gymnasts with this difficult skill.

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Wrist Shift for Front Giants – Tony Retrosi

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Holding on to the bar is on a front giant is a real challenge for women gymnasts. Here Tony Retrosi gives two simple drills that will help with holding on to the bar and learn how to shift their wrists and weight for a front giant.

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More Kip Drills – Tony Retrosi

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The kip is one of the most difficult skills for young athletes to learn on bars. Here Tony Retrosi gives a couple of helpful drills to learn this challenging gymnastic skill.

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