analyzing the hurdle

I haven’t found much consensus amongst top coaches. Many different kinds of hurdles result in successful vaults and tumbling lines.

When I was a young coach Boris Verkhovsky first told me that a switch leg hurdle should be slightly more powerful than a chassé. Indeed, most top gymnasts do switch legs during their hurdle.

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Rick Mc

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

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