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These are a few video examples of pike reverse hechts performed by junior athletes starting the skill.  Regardless of the body position, all great reverse hechts require a sudden stop after the tap kick to a candle stick.  Gymnasts should demonstrate high straddle hechts before mastering pike and layout hects.

Observe in this example some of the technical actions of all three reverse hechts.

Still 1  – Tap with a sudden stop in a candle stick shape with the center of mass under the bar.

Still 2  – The candle stick shape begins to open.

Still 3 –  The gymnast lets go before any part of the body reaches the veritcal line on top of the bar.  Take a second look at this last pike reverse hect example.