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Japanese Men’s Floor

A few snippets from podium training.

Team Japan will win Floor as a team … while competing only one double somersault. (Uchimura is competing double double.)

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

I expect FIG MTC to change the Code next cycle. This is overuse of one kind of skill taken to the extreme.

It’s not good for the knees, either.

MAG Asiad Finals – day 1

1. Zou Kai CHN 15.533
2. Huang Yuguo CHN 15.300
3. Kamoto Yuya JPN 14.933

1. Yamamoto Masayoshi JPN 15.033
2. Abdulla Azimov UZB 14.866
3. Park Minsoo KOR 14.700

1. Liao Junlin CHN 15.566
2. Takeda Kazuyuki JPN 15.100
3. Nam Dang VIE 15.033
3. Saito Yusuke JPN 15.033

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Click PLAY or watch Zou Kai’s winning FX on YouTube. Not quite as clean as prelims.

Far from retiring, he wants to defend his title in Rio.

return of Zou Kai

He may be on the B-team (for now) but the Chinese legend can still STICK landings.

Click PLAY or watch his Asiad prelims FX on YouTube. (starts at 31sec)

D : 6.700
E : 8.750
Penalty : -0.10

(via #391)

Click PLAY or watch his Asiad prelims H Bar on YouTube.

(via gymnastikfabriken)

Giarnni Regini-Moran – Floor

London Open 2014

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GymCastic – Kenzo Shirai

… The 2013 World Champion on floor, who did the quad as his last pass (because he’s that good), chats with Jessica about:

• Upgrades on high bar
• How he learned the quad
• His challenge for the US team at Worlds
• His favorite American gymnast.
• His advice for Aly Raisman on how to master the quad twist.

… interpreter Sho Nakamori

Episode 115: Kenzo Shirai

Click PLAY or watch his winning FX on YouTube.

JAO round-off drills

I love JAO videos on YouTube, best on the web for new young gymnasts.

Here’s Jason’s latest.

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My preference is to teach beginners a straight leg hurdle, with late lunge. Tammy Biggs talks about the pros and cons of straight leg vs bent leg hurdle here.

Straight leg is cleaner, for sure.

My two favourite round-off drills could be added to Jason’s list.

“cartoff” (cartwheel to run backwards)

fly round-off on trampoline (feet together round-off)

Both are easy for beginners. Neither allows the kids to pike down.

tumbling fwd 3/1, 1/1 to 1/2

Max chasing Kenzo.

Next Code, FIG truly must limit the number of twisting elements that can be counted in one routine. This is not good for the knees.

(via GymCastic+)

Gymneo TV – cartwheel

Another teaser.

A 14 minute excerpt from a 1 hour video tutorial.

GREAT graphics. :-)

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future of U.S. Men’s Gymnastics

Donnell Whittenburg.

Young. Strong. Improving.

He’ll be a mainstay on the American Team for years to come.

Click PLAY or watch his Floor on YouTube.

He’s only going to get stronger on Rings. Much stronger.

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Men’s Pan Am Finals 1

1. Gonzalez CHI – 15.70
2. Hypolito BRA – 15.625
3. Zanetti BRA – 15.075

1. Daniel Corral 15.250 (MEX)
2. Marvin Kimble (USA) 14.775
3. Alexander Rodriguez (PUR) 14.725

1. Arthur Zanetti (BRA) 15.800
2. Brando Wynn (USA) 15.450
3. Juan Rafo (CHI) 15.200

Women’s Pan Am Finals 1

VAULT (corrected)
1. Mykayla Skinner USA 15.037
2. Ferrera CUB 14.400
3. Torres CUB 14.112

Chant CAN just missed out with 13.962 in 4th.

Click PLAY or watch Mykayla’s Vaults on Gymnastike.

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1. Ashton Locklear (USA) 14.975
2. Madison Kocian (USA) 14.825
3. Ahtziri Sandoval (MEX) 13.100

Gianni – GOLD on Floor

The Youth Olympic Games all-around champion killed it on FX. One of the cleaner routines we’ve seen all season. :-)

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

Dude. If you stick the mount cold, don’t do the silly looking knee bend. That’s to help cover up an over-rotation.

FIG simply has to FIX the Floor rules.

(via Lets Talk Gym)

Men’s YOG Finals day 1

Regini – Moran G (GBR) 14.766
Yuasa K (JPN) 14.133
Lim M (KOR) 13.766

Nagornyy N (RUS) 13.966
Hryko V (UKR) 13.933
Kadirov T (UZB) 13.800

Nagornyy N (RUS) 14.000
Ma Y (CHN) 13.866
Hryko V (UKR) 13.533