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    My story!!

    I like it! Keep writing! :)
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    Stalder Press

    ya, I guess thats really what I need to do. I just wish there was a quicker way. :P
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    Stalder Press

    I really want to get my stalder press. I can do one standing with out jumping but I can't seem to do one sitting. I think it might be a combination of strength and troubles with opening the shoulders. Any drills or conditioning would be helpful. :)
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    What are your goals?

    bars-cast handstand, clear hip to handstand, clean my current routine and skills floor-bigger set on round off flip flop tuck, 2 front handsprings, front handspring front tuck, back handspring step out, and stalder press beam-back walkover, full turn, english to side handstand dismount, more...
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    Straight Arm Kips

    Push down on the bar really hard as you are coming up. :D
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    14 year old with 7 and 8 year olds?

    Thats just about the same situation I was in! I started gymnastics when was 13 in a class with a bunch of 7 and 8 year olds. Everybody thought I wouldn't make it to a group with my own age. I now am training 5/6 and its only been 7 months (I am 14 now.) It does not matter what anyboby else says...
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    Got my roundoff backhandspring!!!

    Thats AWESOME!!! Good job!! I love it when that happens!!! :D :D
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    Tumble-A-Thon Tomorrow!

    Thats sounds really fun!! You're gonna do great!! :D :)
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    Funny Things People who don't do gym have said?

    haha yea that happens to me all the time!
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    Back extension roll!!!!!

    1. Pop open out of the roll really fast. Also when you start to roll back don't just sit straight down like you would do for a backward roll. You have to extend your legs and jump back a little. I have seen people do back extension rolls by just sitting down staight. Though, I don't because I...
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    Stupid Back Tumbling Mind Blocks

    Try giving her a week or two break from back tumbling. That has worked for me before. Sometimes thats all you need. :)
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    help me (:?

    I agree with kyragymnast. You should also have at least 5 pull ups and leg lifts. :)
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    help me (:?

    ugh i need to delete this extra post :P
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    Funny Things People who don't do gym have said?

    A while back I was telling my friend how i had just learned my punch front. Then she she asked me "whats that?" Then I said "front tuck." Then she said "whats that?" Then I said "front flip." Then she was like "ooooooooh" lol In my PE class we were doing gymnastics and on beam we had to have 4...
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    Fear and Undercutting?

    I used to do this too! I'd get nervous when I did it by myself and undercut. You might be undercutting because your changing your roundoff evertime you do it by yourself. Try to focus on reaching your hands really far when you do your roundoff. Thats how I finally fixed mine. You are supposed to...
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    Mental Block with Back walkovers

    I am working on this skill too. When I am doing these I imagine I am just doing them on the ground so I don't twist or bail out. You should take them back to low beam for a while till you gain your confidence back. Also what I do is stick two panel mats on the side of the low beam so it is about...
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    should I start gymnastics?

    If thats what you want to do you should totally go for it! It sounds like you could probably get to level 5 in less than a year but it really depends on how fast you pick up the skills.
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    Building a bar for home use?

    My dad built me a bar and that is how he built it too! He also nailed some nails in by the bar so it would not twist. He used a gas pipe for the bar so there was no way it could break. I like it because what ever I do on it is a thousand times easier at the gym because the bar does not bounce!
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    back handspring ??

    I would not do it on the ground yet, but the tramp should be ok. Though if you are afraid to do it, don't. That could cause bad habits and injury. Make sure you keep your hips open, your arms straight, arms by your ears, and stay tight. The worst that could happen would be death, but you would...
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    How old were you when you first started Gymnastics?

    Started 5 months ago (age 13) and now level 5. :)