Kovacs to back hip circle?

Yep.

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(via Kensley)

spotting Bars on blocks

Spotting blocks are even better than a channel pit for introducing new skills on Bars and Horizontal Bar. There are hundreds of different configurations.

For example, introducing forward Giant.

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Al Fong went through 5 prototypes before deciding on length, width, channel gap, and adjustable heights.

Great for the kids. And great for the coaches who will suffer fewer spotting injuries.

Tumbl Trak – Al Fong Spotting Blocks System

introducing Jaeger

Using a trench pit the gymnasts doesn’t need to (yet) over-rotate to prone fall. She can concentrate on height first … before rotation.

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spotting a stalled Jaeger

Russian junior gymnast Vladislava Urazova hit her feet on Jaeger stalling the forward rotation. I thought her coach did a good job slowing her down on the fall to her back.

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Giant on P Bars

Spotting alternatives. Most coaches spot from the side.

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