Winter Olympics Beijing

Olympics are scheduled 4 to 20 February 2022, in Beijing and towns in the neighboring Hebei province.

The IOC will be happy to have concluded the Tokyo Olympics as well as they did. It could have gone worse.

They know, at least, China is competent at running major events safely — while at the same time deploring their human rights record.

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on ‘Barani confusion’

An experienced coach must first FIRST decide whether a young gymnast should do aerial twists to the right or to the left.

A large number of tests will eventually reveal a preference.

Young gymnasts are rarely confused on backward salto twisting. But many suffer Barani confusion when learning forward salto twists. Especially those who related the Barani to a roundoff in the air.

David Morris explains why at the beginning of this tutorial.

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Thanks Andrew.

7 superb athletes – Greatness Code

In July, Apple TV+ has a 7 part documentary series coming that might be of interest.

Superstars who’ll be interviewed include four-time NBA MVP Lebron James, six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady, co-captain of the US women’s national soccer team Alex Morgan, eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt, 15-time world champion swimmer Katie Ledecky, and 11-time world champion surfer Kelly Slater.

I’m keenest to hear how Shaun White thinks.

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