In level 7 you want to do the least hard skills you can do. Stick with the basics because everything comes from a 10.0 you want to do the easy skills that way you will have little deduction.
Although i think having a full is great and a must have for level 8 I dont think you should compete it...
Gimchick for level 8 you need a flight serious with two flight elements.... are point in a move when nothing is touching the beam...i.e.
fronthandspring front handspring
I am currently in the process of opening up my own gym. I am shooting for a future opening day of about a year. I would like it to be less because I am really excited about this but I do not want to rush anything, I want to make sure I have all my ducks in the right water. How long ideally does...
I also have some of my girls doing front handsprings on an elevated surface. I have a panel mat in front of a big mat at least 16 in, high. The girls put their hands on the mat for the front handspring entry then pop to a hollow body postion onto the mat. Make sure the gymnast watchs their hands...
I coach the level 3's and i agree with the r/o run back. I think its a great idea to get the child to learn powerful backwards motion out to help create a longer faster backhandspring.
The vault is ridiculous I just teach a handstand flat back b/c I dont want my gymnasts diving into a mat. I...
When you get a calus you must shave the skin back down. Therefore you have less chance of ripping.
I also heard putting tea bags on your hand at night... i've never tried that one...but i heard it works
Most of the time my girls only come for 3 hour practices. I allow my gymnasts to have a healthy snack if need be. I do not designate a snack time for them but if he/she feels they need it then I see no problem in having them regain their energy.
I was curious on the correct way to spot a full twist on floor. I was looking at some videos online but they are kind of blurry. I didnt know if anyone had any tips or had any videos that show slow motion on hand placements?!!