Specific Technical Preparation

Школа гимнастики - fundamentals in artistic gymnastics from Russia / This 52-minute video by the Russian gymnastics federation covers the basics of gymnastics shapes and movements. The…
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…
A Progression for Teaching the Stalder Handstand / The key here is the technique of the entry into the skill, author John Wojtczuk writes, what has been called a "late…
A Case Study About Differences In Characteristics Of The Run-Up Approach On The Vault Between Top-Class And Middle-Class Gymnasts [PDF] / The aim of this research was to determine the differences in run-up velocity of the last ten steps between top class…
Angelina Melnikova - Strap bar complex / This strap bar complex helps to refine techniques while also improving endurance for bar routines.
Angelina Melnikova - Stoop-through back extension roll complex for uneven bars / This stoop-through back extension roll complex builds upon years of painstaking work. Apart from great handstand…
Angelina Melnikova - handstand complex for bars / This great oldie-but-goodie complex is a great way to improve bar execution.
Muscle Memory for Press Handstand - Tony Retrosi / Here is a quick drill to help develop muscle memory for a press to handstand from Tony Retrosi.
Parallel Bar Support Swing - Hideo Mizoguchi / The support swing on parallel bars is unique to this event. Here Hideo (Mizo) Mizoguchi explains the mechanics of this…
Creating Straight Roundoffs - Mas Watanabe / The roundoff is one of the most basic skills in gymnastics, and one of the most important being used on floor, vaulting…
Iron Cross Training - Hideo Mizoguchi / The Iron Cross is the most recognizable skill in mens gymnastics. Here Hideo (Mizo) Mizoguchi shows one of the ways…
Great Handstands - Mary Lee Tracy / Exercises and drills to improve the line in handstands from Mary Lee Tracy.
Landing Drills - Tony Retrosi / Tony Retrosi shows simple drills to improve gymnastic landings.
Skill Progression #4: Squat On, Jump to High Bar / This video presents a few drills to use when teaching a jump to the high bar, specifically for girls who are very young…
Uses for Dominoes / Welcome to the GymTactics Videos channel: "Tactics" is a way of thinking about skills and thinking about coaching,…
Back Hip Circles (Supplemental Drill) / Welcome to the GymTactics Videos channel: "Tactics" is a way of thinking about skills and thinking about coaching,…