Cast to upper arm

A value skill
FIG Code Group: III
FIG Code Box: 76
Drills for Cast to upper arm.
  • Most gymnasts tend to turn over too little and/or too late, resulting in the skill traveling forward instead of upward.
  • The shoulders need to drop back aggressively while the gymnast keeps their head in at the initiation of the skill.
  • The gymnast also needs to compress the pike as much as possible early on to allow for an explosive cast.
  • The bars should be thrown back as the gymnast passes between them.

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