Teaching round-offs onto the springboard — and my first video!

Hi All,

Alright today is super exciting for me, because it’s the first time I’m posting a video the *I* made. I’ve been working on a couple really big projects for Swing Big! and in the process I got some content I thought that I would share early.

Quick Tip Eliminating Board Fear and Developing the Back Leg

This is the set of progressions I use (with a couple changes) in teaching kids how to round-off onto the board. This is by no means an exhaustive list. But it’s a pretty good set of progressions in my mind. You can always tailor it to your kids. Adding panel mats on approach if they are having trouble going straight etc.

Train hard!


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