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Basic bar drills

This 30-minute clinic covers basic bar drills for core skills including flyaways, clear hip circles and giant swings.

Flyaway Clear hip circle Giant circle
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.

Details in Shoot Throughs and Leg Cuts

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Landing Front Aerials - Tammy Biggs

A tip from Tammy Biggs on how to improve landings for front aerials, especially front aerial walkovers.

Front aerial
Strengthening Soleus Muscles - Brandi Smith Young

Here is a quick exercise from Brandi Smith Young to strengthen your soleus muscles to increase stability on balance beam.

Full Turn Drill - Tammy Biggs

Tammy Biggs gives a drill to improve turns on beam.

Full turn
Yurchenko Drills

Yurchenko Drills shared by Gerson Ramirez via Gym Momentum.

Yurchenko Vault
Sissy Squats for Knee Strength - George Hery

Gymnastics is very demanding on your legs and knees. Here George Hery gives a simple drill to strengthen your knees and legs. It's pretty good for your core too!

Using Tammy's Bands - Tammy Biggs

Here is a tip from Tammy Biggs on using the bands that she uses around the country when she is visiting gymnastics clubs.

Front tuck
Skill Progression #7: Chin-up Pullover

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Stretching Hip Flexers at Home - Mary Lee Tracy

Getting into the gym everyday through the holiday season can be challenging. Here are some hip flexor stretching drills from Mary Lee Tracy and Cassie that you can do at home to keep your training on track.

Specific conditioning for Stalder

This video shows a conditioning station related to strengthening the Stalder.

Stalder
Trampoline Drill for Toe-shoot to Highbar - Tony Retrosi

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.

Toe-shoot
Skill Progressions #11: Beginner Casts

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Cast to handstand
Front Handspring on Vault

Complete training on the front handspring on vault. How to approach and decrypt this basic element of the artistic gymnastics.

Front Handspring

The complete training on the front handspring on beam. Learn all the secrets to teaching this skill to your gymnasts.

Front handspring
Front Flip with Half Twist - Tammy Biggs

Here are a few tips from Tammy Biggs to do with your arms to make your front flip with 1/2 twist better.

Front tuck half
Back Handspring Step-out

The complete training on the back handspring step-out on the beam. This skill is often and important component in achieving series bonus on this apparatus.

Menichelli
Bars training for USA levels

Olympia gymnastics shares its coaches' training clinic for USA bars levels.

SHIFT - Lower Body Control/Active Flexibility

SHIFT Movement Science and Gymnastics Education shares a 32-video playlist for lower body control/active flexibility aimed at gymnasts.

Age-Related Development Of Run-Up Velocity On Vault [PDF]

The run-up velocity on vault is described in many publications as an important factor to generate the energy for the subsequent motion segments of a vault. For a high run-up velocity both, biological backgrounds and empirical…

The Simulation Of Coaches Manual Guidance Techniques During The Performance Of A Gymnastic Skill

The aim of this study was to explore the effect of different manual guidance techniques on performance-related variables of a backward salto. We simulated a backward salto by means of a computer model. Changes in performance-related…Back tuck

Kinematic And Kinetic Tumbling Take-Off Comparisons Of A Spring-Floor And An Air Floor(Tm): A Pilot Study [PDF]

Tumbling take-offs on floor exercise apparatuses of varying stiffness properties may contribute to apparatus behaviours that lead to increased injury exposure. The purpose of this pilot study was to compare the kinematics, kinetics, and…