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Gymnastics Skill Drills for Professionals

Parallel Bars

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Kip Drill Parallel Bars

Legs Lift

For the kip the athlete should be prepared physically. The gymnast could perform the legs lift on the swedish wall or on the bar. Emphasize on tight legs and keep shoulders extended, tight arms too. The athlete lifts the legs and with the feet touches the rail. Than lower the legs down to the bottom. Repeat several times. WIth every practice increase the repetitions gradually.


Kip Drill Parallel Bars

Legs up Hold

This drill is a modification of legs lift. In this case at higher point of the legs lift the athlete should hold them at least 10 sec. At the end position of the legs lift, the feet should touch the rail.


Kip Drill Parallel Bars

Parallel Bars Cross Kip (one bar is lower)

This drill can could be made on parallel bars. One rail should be lower. The difference of the rails should enough, because at the end of the drill the gymnast Should be in support on the higher rail, and at the same time touching with his feet the lower rail. The drill starts in hang position, feet are on the lower rail and shoulders are fully extended. Than the athlete swing backward and pushes the rail backward, till reaches the support. At the opposite move, the swing lower to starting position. The drill should be repeated according to the coaches requirements. At all the move, the arms and the legs are tight.


Kip Drill Parallel Bars

Kicks with Elastic Behind

Hook the elastic on the swedish wall rail, around the hips/chest height. The gymnast is in front of the wall. Holds the both ends of the elastic and makes a strong move backward behid his/her back. The ending position of the move is highs point of the arms behind the body. Then the gymnasts turns back to the starting position. The drill should be repeated several times. The arms are tight. They are open at the parallel bars width during the entire execution. The body is extended, do not move, stay still, the only moving part are arms.


Kip Drill Parallel Bars

Support on Barwall

The drill should be made on the swedish wall. The gymnast jumps onto the rail in support position, with tight arms in flight hollow position. The pointed toes should touch the lower rail. The scope of the drill is to make the gymnast pushing back the rail to his hips, in order to remain on the rail. The drill is static, the gymnast should hold the position several seconds.


Kip Drill Parallel Bars

Pike Swing Under Bars

The gymnast executes the pike basket swings. In front swing he opens his body in piked hollow position, in backswing he passes through the bottom in tight pike, then opens his hips and pushes back the rails. Then follows front swing with identical tight pike at the bottom and opens hip till the end of the front swing. Repeat swings several times in a row.


Kip Drill Parallel Bars

V-sit

V-sit could be made on the floor, or on the parallets / parallel bars. The athlete starts the skill in L-sit supports, raises the legs in vertical and compresses his/her body in tight piked position. Holds is necessary.

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Kip Drill Parallel Bars

V-sit Kip on Floor

From V-sit on the floor, the gymnast opens the hips in strong lergs whip and finishes in extended rear support position.


Kip Drill Parallel Bars

Kip with Assistance

The assistance helps the gymnast to feel the skill in his entire move and at the same time the coach can fix the errors, which could be made during the execution.


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.