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Gymnastics Drills ... Walkover, Limber, Back Handspring By Karen M Goeller
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Gymnastics drills and conditioning for the Walkover, Limber, and Back Handspring. These drills were used to produce several successful gymnasts. The drills included in this book break down the... More > skills into easy to understand body positions and movements. There are some drills that should help those gymnasts not yet confident enough to reach back to a bridge from standing, while other drills train the muscles necessary to perform these movements with ease. Many of the drills and exercises can be used for flexibility training with more advanced gymnasts.< Less
Back Walkover: Basics By Peter Marino
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This book is a great starting place to for gaining an understanding of how to perform a back walkover. It is designed for use in the gym or at home, by coaches, parents, and gymnasts. The back... More > walkover is a basic gymnastics skill that will ease your transition to more difficult skills, such as the back handspring. The back walkover might look difficult, but if you have good shoulder and hip flexibility and can hold yourself in a handstand using a wall then you are already 90% done. The last 10% is learning the technique needed to perform the walkover. With that said, this book will also cover the basic stretching routines you should work on to improve your shoulder and hip flexibility. The exercises in this book will help you progressively develop your technique for executing a correct back walkover.< Less
Gymnastics Conditioning Programs: Five Conditioning Workouts! By Karen M Goeller
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There are five gymnastics conditioning workouts included in this book. Topics include endurance, core, upper body strength for uneven bars, leg strength, and more! There are very specific... More > instructions along with an illustration for each exercise. For best results alternate these workouts. The shoulder exercises are for cast handstand, the hip flexor exercises such as the step over exercises are for straddle jumps, the wood chop and other oblique exercises performed with straight arms are for twisting, the exercises performed with the ball help with handstands, including cast handstand, the leg exercises are for the push of the round off and back handspring, the running exercises are for vaulting and tumbling.< Less
Gymnastics Conditioning Programs: Five Conditioning Workouts! By Karen M Goeller
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There are five gymnastics conditioning workouts included in this book. Topics include endurance, core, upper body strength for uneven bars, leg strength, and more! There are very specific... More > instructions along with an illustration for each exercise. For best results alternate these workouts. The shoulder exercises are for cast handstand, the hip flexor exercises such as the step over exercises are for straddle jumps, the wood chop and other oblique exercises performed with straight arms are for twisting, the exercises performed with the ball help with handstands, including cast handstand, the leg exercises are for the push of the round off and back handspring, the running exercises are for vaulting and tumbling.< Less
Shoulder Flexibility: Basics By Peter Marino
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This book is a great starting point for improving your shoulder flexibility. It is designed for use in the gym or at home, and for coaches, parents, and gymnasts. Shoulder flexibility is important... More > for many different skills, such as walkovers, handstands, bridges, front handsprings and back handsprings. Having good shoulder flexibility will allow you to execute these skills with ease, while bad shoulder flexibility will usually make the skills more difficult to learn. In many cases, the lack of shoulder flexibility results in incorrect technique. The lack of shoulder flexibility becomes very evident in gymnasts at higher levels, where many of the skills require great flexibility. Achieving the necessary flexibility at the higher levels require a lot of work and can be frustrating. That’s why you should start working on shoulder flexibility from the day you step foot in a gym. This book covers the most common stretches to increase shoulder flexibility, and many can be included in your warm-up routine.< Less
Mastery Checklist: Basics By Peter Marino
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Every coach you ever talk with will tell you that it is essential to have the basic gymnastic skills mastered before attempting more advanced skills, like back handsprings, somersaults, whip-backs or... More > twisting. This book is a checklist of 260 fundamental gymnastic skills that all gymnasts should be able to perform. Each skill in this book has been analytically divided into relevant mastery parts. This approach allows you to grade each part of each skill, so you will know exactly which part of the skill you need to work on. All the skills in this book can be done at home or at the gym.< Less