2004 Olympic All-Around Champ, Paul Hamm, is offering gymnastics coaching via online video to gymnasts around the world. Simply email Paul your video and he'll reply back with a detailed analysis of your skill.
Back handsprings can be spotted with one hand on the lower back and the other hand on the closer hamstring. If the spotter stands on the left of the gymnast the right hand goes on the back and the left hand on the nearer hamstring. During the second flying phase the hands switch the left to the abdominal area and the right to the lower back to assist with any problems during the landing.
American Gymnast has offered Gymnastics on Demand as a subscription-based online video training system for coaches, gym owners, and gymnasts for the last several years. Today, I'm excited to announce that all of the videos in that system are being added to YouTube so that the entire gymnastics community can now view them for FREE! There are approximately 1200 videos that are currently being uploaded!
The circle is the basic foundation for learning skills on pommel horse. It is imperative that gymnasts learn the proper technique of the circle early in their career to ensure [...]
Here are several gymnastics training videos showing drills for learning a straddle L-sit press to handstand
The two most exciting rising stars in the world are competing together on Russia’ junior team at the European Championships. The videos below are of their full bars and beam routines from podium training yesterday…just released!
If you can find a better Cassina done on High Bar, I challenge you to show it to us!
Two of the world’s newest all-around stars in gymnastics took top honors in the all-around finals of the Japan Cup this past weekend.
On the men’s side, the TOP SIX teams from the Olympic Games last year all battled it out for the first time since Beijing at the 1st annual Japan Cup.
Although not a huge competition in terms of numbers, this weekend’s Japan Cup marked one of the few competitions we’ve seen all year in which several of the world’s top female gymnasts competed on the same floor.
In our first Smooth Skills feature, let’s take a look at a few of the cool high bar combinations from gymnastics videos this year that you may not have seen:
It’s time we take a look at some of the men’s gymnastics that has been going on around the world this year. Here are a few men’s videos in 2009 that particularly struck my attention. Check ‘em out!