Gym Drill Pro - Gymnastics Skill Drills for Professionals

High Bar


Cast High Bar

Cast Handstand

In the support position, the gymnast compresses their body to a maximum piked position. Lift the legs up and lean forward with the shoulders at the same time. Arms are tight. Next follows a strong back swing upward. The body is straight and slightly arched. The legs and arms are tight, with the head in a middle position. The gymnast pushes back on the bar and cleans the shoulder angle. The skill finishes in a handstand.

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Back Hip Circle High Bar

Back Hip Circle

The gymnast should begin in front support. They should kick back with a regular cast with their hips away from the bar. When their hips return to the bar, they should lean back with their shoulders, creating speed to execute a circle around the bar. The body should be in a hollow position, with their hips turning around the bar. Their elbows should be tight, and their buttocks squeezed. As they execute the skill they should shift their wrists around the bar as they rotate. They should finish the skill in front support. The entire skill should be performed with a neutral head position.

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Free Hip Circle Drill High Bar

Candle Stick on High Bar

The gymnast should put themselves in an inverted hang with their hips touching the bar. Their body should be straight with their chin down. They should squeeze their back and buttocks muscles. This skill should be performed with a hold.

Free Hip Circle Drill High Bar

Support on Wall Bar

The gymnast should hold support on a wall bar (also known as a stall bar or Swedish ladder). The gymnast should maintain a straight or hollow bodied position. The gymnast should attempt to have their hips touch the bar, focusing on a strong pull from their arms. This skill should be performed with tight arms, and chin down.

Free Hip Circle Drill High Bar

Kick with Dumbbell

From 45° under horizontal, the gymnast raises the dumbbells over and behind the head. The arms are tight. The body is in a hollow position. Repeat several times.

Free Hip Circle Drill High Bar

Kick with Elastic

Hook a bungee around the wall bar (also known as a stall bar or Swedish ladder), the height of the bungee should be equal to the height of the gymnast’s hips/belly. The gymnast should face the wall, grab the elastic and pull it back behind the body. The arms should be tight and the body straight.

Free Hip Circle Drill High Bar

Candle Stick Swings with Assistance

The gymnast performs a swing in a lower vertical candlestick position. The coach assists with the acceleration of the swings.

Free Hip Circle Drill High Bar

Free Hip Jump

The gymnast performs the free hip circle on the lower bar, but instead of finishing in support, they jump on the ground. It helps for the gymnast to emphasizes pushing the bar to create momentum.

Integral part of gymnastics coaching process are skill drills. They help gymnasts to learn easier and technically correct. With GYM DRILL PRO you will find variety of ideas for the most the basic gymnastics skills. There are plenty of images with skill drill progressions. It is intended to support explicitly the qualified coaches in their daily coaching business. DO NOT practice without the guidance of proper professionals.