Category Archives: Bars

introducing GIANT on Bar

introducing GIANT on Bar. Great lead up drills even for your compulsory gymnasts!  Start them early is what I always say!

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“But my hands hurt”

In my opinion, and those of many others, bars is one of the  most difficult events to grasp because of the amount of strength and muscle coordination it takes to be able to perform well.  This is why I ALWAYS … Continue reading

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The glide kip process, from pre-team to the first kip!

As coaches, one of the most frustrating skills to teach is the glide kip.  I would like every gymnast being introduced to a glide kip to do so from a piked glide swing.  Though straddling is a bit easier, it … Continue reading

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Teaching the back hip circle and undershoot (Great Video)!

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