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Low Single Rail Higgins Drill

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This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series: Low Single Rail Drills

This low single rail drill helps gymnast beginning to learn a higgins to understand how to transfer their body weight over the post arm. Gymnasts must aim to keep a straight body line, and during the turn, maintain eye contact with the bar for catching the rail.

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Low Single Rail Higgins Spot

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This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series: Low Single Rail Drills

Though male gymnasts tend to perform the higgins while already bailing down, this skill can be performed beginning in the handstand support as optimally seen on the uneven bars. Spotting the gymnasts on a low single rail allows them to experience the body weight transfer and technical motions required to move and turn from an overgrip to an eagle-grip position.

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