Steve did a handstand clinic at EVO Athletics (Sarasota, FL), Aimee Boorman’s new Gym.
A handstand clinic like you’ve NEVER seen before.
He posted a PDF summary online. Every coach needs take a look at this. 🙂
via Gymnastics Coaches Skills & Drills
Mckayla Maroney (in white) has far more height. Much more air time.
We need more. And of this quality.
Click PLAY or watch it on Facebook. (Usain Bolt v Tyson Gay 100m)
A.R. for normal people is coming soon. Perhaps with the upcoming iPhone 8.
Click PLAY or watch an example on YouTube.
How could we use this for coaching analysis?
This is NOT a Kasamatsu. Tsuk full is more difficult though they look similar.
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. (9.75)
There’s not much science in this short science video. No mention of centre of mass over base of support. No discussion on how forces are generated.
But they are big on suede. 🙂 (A suede-like fabric, actually)
Click PLAY or watch it on Twitter.
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.
Here’s the chart from the last Code.
||Van Leeuwen (E)
||Chow half (E)
||Komova II (E)
You Asked, The Gymternet Answered
Is a dive with 1.5 somersaults and 5 twists possible?
Some sport scientists believe it is but that a different arm action would be required. The body would tilt to the point of being near horizontal at one point before untilting for entry into the water.
Read the study by WILLIAM TONG AND HOLGER R. DULLIN – A NEW TWISTING SOMERSAULT – 513XD (PDF)
related – Fred Yeaden – LEARNING HOW TO TWIST FAST (PDF)