Back off (piked or layed out)

A value skill
FIG Code Group: V
FIG Code Box: 11
Drills for Back off (piked or layed out).
  • The release should occur as late as possible to generate height and rotation. An early release will cause the dismount to travel forward.
  • A deep shrug through the bottom followed by an aggressive pop at the release point will increase the height of the dismount.
  • If the gymnast intends to do twisting dismounts, they should dismount to the left for right twist, and to the right for left twist. This is so that the twist is towards the bar.

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