In 2014 Swing Big is one of my favourite coaching blogs. I read every post.
Editor Zari Goldmann gives an example of Bar drills you can use without putting kids on an actual Bar.
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For most developing gymnasts I recommend only about 25% of training time be spent on the REAL Bar. And at least 25% spent on straps bar.
You’ll have better form and technique. And very few rips.