Neck Kip to Stand

Other names for this skill: nip up

Basic skill
Drills for Neck Kip to Stand.
  • Heels should be driven upwards, not forward, as the arms are pushed back.
  • As the kip proceeds the gymnast should arch and keep their head back or neutral to allow for a continuation of the push as the legs drive over.
  • Gymnast should work kips to a bridge. They may require a spot the first few times. After a kip to a bridge is easy, the gymnast should push off with their hands aggressively to reach feet.

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