General Physical Preparation

Russian Deep Core Conditioning for Female Gymnasts / In this video, the Russian national coaches present several exercises used for conditioning with a special emphasis on…
Хореография - More Russian Choreography / Basic line work beings young but continues throughout a gymnast's career. This 20-minute video demonstrates the…
Хореография - Russian choreography, lines and flexibility / This 18-minute excerpt from the choreography segment of a 2018 Russian coaching clinic focuses on Russia's classic…
Analysis of physical training influence on the technical execution of dismounts off the uneven bars / Highlighting of physical training dynamics and its influence on the biomechanical characteristics of the dismounts off…
Should Female Gymnasts Lift Weights? / Gymnastics coaches and administrators in the US are reluctant to include weight training with female gymnasts because…
Split Flexibility by Dr Wm Sands / By Wm A. Sands, Ph.D., Head – Sport Biomechanics and Engineering, U.S. Olympic Committee Chair - USECA. Split …
Understanding Sever’s Disease and Gymnastics / Sever’s Disease is gymnast can be hard to distinguish from other pains. However, the most common symptoms of Sever’s…
Developing the Basics | Stretching | DeAvera Todd / This video is to introduce you to a 15 minute stretch that you can with the little ones to get them fully stretch. Make…
Developing the Basics Part 1 / A look into how start a kid interested in being a successful competitive gymnast with a strong foundation.
Landing Mechanics - Brandi Smith Young / Here is a quick video on improving landing mechanics from Brandi Smith Young.
Body Tightening Drill - Acrobatic Gymnastics - Brandi Lewis / Here is a quick drill to help with body tightness for the Top in Acrobatic Gymnastics from Brandi Lewis. It could be…
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…
Strengthening Hip Muscles - Brandi Smith Young / Here is an exercise to improve hip muscle strength from Brandi Smith Young.
Improving Hip Flexor Flexibility - Brandi Smith Young / Brandi Smith Young explains how to improve your hip flexor flexibility.
Strengthening Hip Flexors - Brandi Smith Young / Strong hip flexors are important for many gymnastic skills. Here Brandi Smith Young demonstrates a drill to help hip…
Calf Stretching - Brandi Smith Young / Knowing how to properly stretch your calves will help avoid injury. Here Brandi Smith-Young explains one way to…
Stretching Shoulders and Lats - Brandi Smith Young / For a great handstand you need to have good shoulder flexibility and strength. Here Physical Therapist Brandi Smith-…
Core Strength for Competition - Hideo Mizoguchi / Good core strength will make it easier to hold form while performing in competition. Here Hideo "Mizo" Mizoguchi gives…