___ repost from 2015
Landings are incredibly important in NCAA competition. Yet College girls are not very good at them. 😕
Almost any male gymnast is more skilled at bringing impact forces to zero than almost any female gymnast. Male gymnasts work seriously on landings.
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#tbt from National Team Camp last week at OU. A little tramp stick contest before training. Here we got @marvinkimble @paul_ruggeri @danelljleyva @jake_dalton and @samuelmikulak showing how it's done. The skills here are: 1) layout front double full 2)double front pike w/ half twist 3)double front pike w/ half twist 4)layout front 2.5 twist (called a "randi") 5)double front pike w/ half twist Balance and controlling landings is a critical part of gymnastics. How much time are you spending on balance in your training?? My guess is not enough 🙂 @powermonkeyfitness @teamusa #crossfit #crossfitgymnastics #fitness #gymnastics #trampoline #techniquematters #teamusa #teampowermonkey
Yes. Part of the problem in WAG is judging expectations. We need to educate judges to the biomechanically, physiologically BEST and SAFEST techniques of landing.