Gymnastics Videos — Shoulder flexibility
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Are your gymnasts frustratingly close to achieving their back handspring, but you can’t seem to find the missing link as to why they are not quite there?! Your problem could soon be solved! HOW? The mechanics of a back handspring can be broken down into three parts. First, a deep squat is created, ensuring a platform for takeoff into the action. Second is the flight phase. This requires elevating the body up into an arched handstand shape in the air. Finally, the body snaps the legs down for landing- which is not a natural progression for the body to follow. Below...
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