Front giant

A value skill
FIG Code Group: I
FIG Code Box: 11
Drills for Front giant.
  • The tendency is to dump the shoulders forward and basically do a forward roll over the bar.
  • Work cast handstand lower back to the bar with a spot A LOT!
  • From the handstand the gymnast must think about extending as far from the bar as possible on the downward swing.
  • The gymnast should stay fully extended until just before passing under the bar.
  • As the swing begins to rise a pull down on the bar is initiated as the heels are driven upward.

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