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Publisher:  Gymnastics Stuff ISBN-10:  0615177247 Type: 
Pages: 

97

Copyright:  2005 ISBN-13:  9780615177243
Non-Fiction

Handstand Drills and Conditioning Book: These drills are a necessity for all gymnasts because the handstand is the most important skill in gymnastics! Specific Conditioning, Body Tightness, Handstand Shape, Keeping the Handstand Shape in Motion, and Planche Work.

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Topics include: The Squeeze in Motion, Pelvic Tilt, Shape and Shoulder Work incl. Planche Work, Handstand Production, Shape in Motion, and More!

 

Although this book was originally written for gymnasts just learning the handstand, it should also prove to be very useful in helping advanced gymnasts in need of a friendly reminder on how to remain tight while in motion. Gymnasts will practice getting tight and remaining tight, a necessity for so many skills in gymnastics!

 

While performing many skills in gymnastics, the gymnast must actually pass through the handstand or vertical phase safely and efficiently. Without a good handstand a gymnast may have trouble building skills and therefore progressing through the sports many levels safely and efficiently.

 

The handstand involves so many muscle groups working simultaneously that it is often difficult for the new gymnast to fully master the handstand prior to being expected to perform even more difficult skills.

 

Many of the drills and conditioning exercises shown in this book should help the gymnast learn to pull their lower abdominal section in while elongating their lower back for a straight and tight handstand position.

 

Before the actual shape of the handstand is learned, it is often best to teach the gymnast how to squeeze individual muscle groups, one at a time. The gymnast should first learn how to get tight and remain tight while lying on the floor, standing, and in every position in between before we can expect them to do that safely upside down or while flying through the air.  It is for that reason and for safety that many of these drills take place on the floor or while standing up. Many of these drills require a coach to spot their gymnast while other drills can be performed independently and with minimal equipment.

 

Take it slow and be sure to pay attention to detail; the handstand is the most important skill in the sport of gymnastics!

 

These handstand drills and conditioning exercises are a necessity for all gymnasts!

 

It is important that the gymnast learn the Handstand before the Limber and Walkover.

And it is imperative the gymnast learn the Walkover and Limber before the Back Handspring.

 

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