Other names for this skill: sommersaultBasic skill
Drills for Forward roll.
- The gymnast should then tuck their head down while pushing with their legs. They should be sure to keep some weight supported with their arms.
- Gymnasts should be encouraged to stand up without pushing on the floor with their hands. A good drill is to have the gymnasts rock onto their back and roll up to their feet keeping their arms straight out in front.
Forward Roll - An In Depth Discussion
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