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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SUPER BUNGEE!

Astounding.

Watch how Aerialist skiers train.

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Gymnastics “saves”

I skipped the Gymnastics FAILS meme not wanting to encourage people considering falls as entertainment.

But I do love gymnasts who can SAVE a skill or routine. That takes psychological toughness.

There is some great coaching SPOTTING in this blog, as well.

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