Pak Salto

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

Pak salto
Measuring Fitness in Female Gymnasts: The Gymnastics Functional Measurement Tool

The purpose of this study was to further develop the Gymnastics Functional Measurement Tool (GFMT) by establishing a scoring system for individual test items and to initiate the process of establishing the test-retest reliability and…

Apprentissage du Jaeger (partie 4/4)

GymneoLive #011 : Premières séances d’apprentissage sur le Jaeger . Thème de la séance : Premiers exercices d’apprentissage (Travail aux barres) .

Cartwheel on Floor

The complete training on the cartwheel on floor. It may look easy, but this move is technically demanding.

Safety Falls - Beth Gardner

Safety is always a big concern when teaching gymnastics. Certified gymnastic safety instructor Beth Gardner shows the proper way to teach a safety fall and avoid serious injury.

The Kaboom on Trampoline - George Hery

The Kaboom on trampoline is a fun skill that can be used to develop air awareness. Here George Hery teaches the Kaboom.

Beginning Trampoline Part 2 (Al Fong of GAGE)

Part 2 of 4 of a Beginning Trampoline Clinic given by Al Fong of GAGE at a recent Region 4 Training camp. (Fall 2011) In part 2 Al discusses basic turning/twisting ideas as well as his method for rotating kids from tramp to tramp.

Front Tumbling Drills - Tony Retrosi

Being able to accelerate front tumbling make the more difficult skills easier. Here Tony show drills for the handspring front and handspring front layout using an inclined mat.

How to use the Spring Board - Tony Retrosi

Tips from Tony Retrosi on how to get the most out of the spring board for vaulting.

Great Landing Posture - Kris Merlo Robinson

A great stick landing seals a great impression on gymnastic judges. Here Kris Merlo Robinson show how your body should align for a great stick.

Fun Warm Up Ideas - The Driving Game

Make your gymnasts drivers in this fun warm up game.

Pirouette and Blind Change Drills Part 3 - Hideo Mizoguchi

This is the third part of Hideo Mizoguchi's pirouette and blind change drills. This is a very difficult drill to do well.

Blind change
The Front Giant Circle To Handstand

The complete training on the forward giant on the uneven bars. From the swing to the forward giant, all the steps for teaching teach this move.

Front giant
Round off Dismount Drills - Tammy Biggs

Tammy presents a series of drills to learn and develop round-off dismounts on balance beam.

The Female Athlete Triad In Gymnastics

The female athlete triad consists of three inter­related components: low energy availability (with or without eating disorders), amenorrhea and osteoporosis. Female gymnastics is a sport characterized by regular exposure to high-impact…

Developing The Basics | Floor | DeAvera Todd

Some ideas on drills to do for beginners learning to understand their bodies through basics.

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
Chinese Tap Swing on Highbar - Hideo Mizoguchi

A strong dismount on High bar is necessary for a great score. Here Hideo (Mizo) Mizoguchi shows a drill to develop the Chinese tap swing for flyaway dismounts.

Tap swing
Tall Handstands - Christopher Brown

Here is another drill from California Sports Center's Christopher Brown to help early development of handstands.

Press to handstand drill emphasizing shape and flexibility

This drill should help your gymnasts understand the open shoulders and flat straddle necessary for a good press to handstand. Of course, a good press to handstand is a requirement for a future Stalder to handstand.

Stalder Press to handstand
How to teach uneven bar releases instructional video

This is an instructional video designed to be used with the Mancino Big Hill set up or other set ups that allow the gymnast to explore what they can and can't do. This video will show you lots of possible skills from level 5 dismount,…Flyaway Pak salto Bail

Skill Progressions #31: Front Hip Circles, Part 2: More Front Hip Circle Drills

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.

Front hip circle
How Much Artistic Gymnastics Coaches Know About Their Gymnasts Motivation [PDF]

The purpose of this study was to analyze the Brazilian coaches’ perceptions of their athletes’ motivation and how they deal with this issue. Results revealed that Artistic Gymnastics training seems to highly demand gymnasts’ motivation…