These two reverse hechts were performed by a junior elite gymnast still in the process of learning the skill.  He misses the first turn and catches the second, and it seems that one of the main differences between both attempts was related to the direction of the arm throw to begin the flying phase.

In this case he emphasizes a more backward pull  traveling longer, but lacking enough whole body turn over.  When he fails to regrasp the release he breaks down the fall with a fair flat landing technique.

For this second reverse hecht – his arm throwing direction to release the rail was not aimed as much backwards as in the previous one, and instead, he throws himself up a little bit more, resulting in a successful bar regrasp … although he still needs to build more confidence and technique for a powerful throw with a better whole body turn over.

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