Australia 2007 – introducing Yurchenko

Rick McCharles recommends that coaches begin training for Yurchenko (round-off approach) vaults as soon as gymnasts can tumble backward handspring series proficiently.

All gymnasts should do Yurchenko drills at least once a week from that early developmental stage even if the vault will not be competed until years later.

Click PLAY to see a short video of Yurchenko drills for beginners, or watch it on YouTube.

More information on Yurchenko vaults.

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

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