So many issues

Because it’s not easy
September 2, 2013
As important as finding it in the first place
September 4, 2013

Hi All,

So today’s videos are going to be about round-offs. As you might have guessed from the title there can be SO MANY problems associated with round-offs. They can happen in every single phase, and have things to do with anything from length and height of hurdle to gymnasts position when they’re on their hands. Teaching round-offs can be a difficult process especially when one is trying to get a quality skill.

This first drill was made my Mary Lee Tracy as a round-offs for yurchenkos video but everything in it still applies. The Xs on the ground are a nice touch. I’ve done similar things but that seems easier/more effective than what I’ve done in the past….may just have to do that now 🙂 Anyhow, great video, useful tips, very nice shapes.

This second one is a nice little drill by Daniel McCarty. Again, notice the focus on shapes. The stretch, line, and alignment going into the round-off are so important. Breaking the skill down into a million little pieces will help you in the long run.

If you would like to find more drills like these click here for my mini ebook on beginning yurchenko progressions – Beginning Yurchenko Progressions

Train hard!

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