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Athlete Monitoring, William A Sands, PhD, FACSM, CSCS, EMT

Dr Willam Sands shares his insights into monitoring athletes at this 2016 symposium. This hour-long video is conveniently bookmarked to begin with his gymnastics example.

Gymnastics Explained - Sheep Jump

What is a Sheep jump on the Beam in gymnastics? British Gymnastics knows!

Sheep jump
Skill Progression #1: Kips (Part 2 and 3)

This is the conclusion to the Kipping Process, an attempt to outline a strategic approach to teaching kips from the earliest level through to gymnasts training for level 5. It shows the drills and progressions I have seen work for…Kip

The Seat Drop on Trampoline

The complete training on the seat drop on trampoline. After the flat back drop, explore this new basic move that your gymnasts will use throughout their careers.

Drills for Better Roundoffs - Tammy Biggs

The Round off is one of the most important skills to do well. Here are some drills from Tammy Biggs to make the round off better.

Round-off
Developing the Basics Part 1

A look into how start a kid interested in being a successful competitive gymnast with a strong foundation.

Artistic Hands for Gymnastics - Donna Culp

Dance presentation sells a floor routine. Here is a quick tip on how to improve your hands from Donna Culp.

Some Glide Kip Mistakes #2

Appropriate physical preparation is a key ingredient to mastering the glide kip.

Kip
Ballistic Kicking for Flexibility - Tammy Biggs

Here are some quick drills using theraband elastics to improve flexibility and strength in flexibility from Tammy Biggs.

Back Handspring Common Mistakes and Solutions

A comprehensive gymnastics instructional video that shows the how to correct common mistakes in back handsprings. This is a great video for gym owners to teach their coaches how to identify and correct Back Handspring Common Mistakes.…Back handspring

Smart Phone As A Standing Balance Assessment Device

Balance plays important role in postural control and force production in artistic gymnastics and can be used as injury prevention. Therefor balance should be monitored during the training process. Many different protocols have been used…

Leaping Higher - Tammy Biggs

A gymnastic tip from Tammy Biggs to help gymnasts improve their leaps.

Pirouette Drills on Floor - Tony Retrosi

Here is a quick drill to help with the weight shift for pirouettes from Tony Retrosi.

Pirouettes on bars
Hand Positions for Back Handspring on Beam - Kellie Mizoguchi

We had a request for hand placement for back handsprings on balance beam. Here Kellie Mizoguchi shows what she teaches for hand positions. The video shows how she teaches this hand position and the effect it has on the back handspring…Menichelli

Skill Progressions #30: Toe Circles to Handstand

Welcome to the GymTactics Videos channel: "Tactics" is a way of thinking about skills and thinking about coaching, always striving to find the best and most efficient way of teaching skills.

Toe-on Toe-off
Skill Progressions #23: Kip-Casts, Kip Cast Handstands

Welcome to the GymTactics Videos channel: "Tactics" is a way of thinking about skills and thinking about coaching, always striving to find the best and most efficient way of teaching skills.

Kip Cast to handstand
Training Load In Pre-Pubertal Female Artistic Gymnastics [PDF]

An understanding of the multiple factors affecting young gymnasts is required to assist in optimizing performance and injury prevention.

Double Back

The complete training on the double back. The double salto backward is a characteristic gymnastics skill that many gymnasts dream of doing. What if you could help them realize this dream?

Double tuck
Tinsica

A quick look at the Tinsica.

Conditioning for Dance - a strong pelvic floor

This video addresses building a strong pelvic floor, an essential component to maintaining body position in dance skills.

Developing the Basics | Vault | DeAvera Todd

Some quick ideas on starting vault for the Little’s.

Pak Salto

Joe Langley describes the Pak salto and notes some mistakes to correct.

Pak salto
Whip and backflip......My way - by Lee Woolls

This video dissects the whipback, an effective linking skill for tumbling runs.

Whip back
Power for Front Handsprings - Mas Watanabe

Developing powerful front handsprings will make all the more difficult forward tumbling skills easier. Here Mas Watanabe shows how to improve your front handspring.

Front handspring