A.R. for normal people is coming soon. Perhaps with the upcoming iPhone 8.
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How could we use this for coaching analysis?
In the sports science world things are based on facts, research, validity and reliability measures, measurement, accuracy and evidence.
In the coaching world the key focus areas are results, performance, communication, instinct and “feel” – the art of coaching. …
Keep jargon down to a minimum
Join the PAPPP – People Against Pointless PowerPoint Presentations
Keep background, historical information to a minimum
Don’t dumb down – coaches are not dumb
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This is NOT a Kasamatsu. Tsuk full is more difficult though they look similar.
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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)
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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)
Working with a gymnast new to Shaposh recently, I was wishing we had a Quick Flex Bar. This is by far the best way for kids to get started on all counter rotating releases.
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The hands are the only point of force application. Of course that hip action is needed to put more weight on the rail. The equal, opposite and simultaneous reaction force is what generates the counter rotation.