video – the wrong way to spot Yurchenko

Coaches were talking one night about most embarrassing moments in the gym.

Needless to say, a few of those involved spotting straddle back to handstand on bars by standing directly behind the low bar. (That spotting technique was never any good!)

Next day actor / coach Cliff Parks spotted young kids for Yurchenko — by standing directly in front of the beatboard.

Click PLAY on the video below or watch the clip on

For Cliff this was just for fun. But kids at gym camp had a great thrill going over the horse for the first time.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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