Back lever

A value skill
FIG Code Group: IV
FIG Code Box: 6
Drills for Back lever.
  • Work skin the cat pull out, trying to lead with the heels. This can be done with a spot.
  • Work tucked back levers slowly extending the legs. Generally someone will need to watch to ensure that the gymnasts back is kept level with this drill.
  • Do lever pulls with a spot. Go from front lever to back lever with a straight body. This helps develop both front levers and back levers.
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