Yet another excellent article by Christopher Sommer on the DragonDoor website.
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For gymnastics coaches, this strength development is essential, especially helpful for beginners learning “kip”.
I’ve had good success spotting hanging L-sit, hanging V-sit, as well as leg raises. (Ensure the knees stay straight throughout.) Progress can come astonishingly quickly for some kids.
Christopher Sommer is the menâ€™s head coach at the Dessert Devil Gymnastics National Team Training Center in Mesa, Arizona and has one of the premiere menâ€™s gymnastics programs in the United States. He’s also been training female gymnasts, Navy SEALS, Air Force Para Rescue, undercover DEA, Hostage Rescue and FBI among others.