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Reverse Hecht Timer to Pit

Although the gymnast demonstrating the drill has not mastered all its technical details correctly and is still showing too much pancake position, the final goal is to turn over forward the whole body in one single unit with the straddle legs moving backwards and closing without the gymnast getting stuck or exhibiting a very deep pancake.

By | April 18th, 2011|Categories: High Bar Releases, Releases|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Layout Reverse Hecht

Besides the larger amount of power required to perform a layout reverse hecht compared to a piked reverse hecht, the main difference between both skills is given by the way the bar is cleared during the flying phase. A true layout hecht clears the bar in a straight or hollow position without exhibiting any obvious hip flex.

By | April 18th, 2011|Categories: High Bar Releases, Releases|Tags: , , , |10 Comments

Low Single Rail Reverse Hecht Drill

This is another example of the useful variety of bar skills that single rails help to introduce and develop. The goal is to jump back and get familiar with catching the bar and immediately push away to facilitate a good swing for any subsequent skill following the reverse hecht.

By | January 14th, 2011|Categories: Straps and Low Bar Single Rail Drills|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Straps Reverse Hecht Timers

The straps training is a convenient way to practice and develop reverse hechts timers without burning the hands. At first the gymnasts may practice hecht timers from big swings emphasizing a quick shoulder angle opening and a change from hollow to tight arch body positions before the swings moves under the horizontal.

By | January 13th, 2011|Categories: Straps and Low Bar Single Rail Drills|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment