Back uprise to handstand

B value skill
FIG Code Group: II
FIG Code Box: 22
Drills for Back uprise to handstand.
  • The tendency is to push too early and not allow enough time for the swing to turn over.
  • The push should not start until the gymnasts swing is near vertical.
  • An aggressive heel tap is necessary to help carry the swing to handstand.
  • Working lots of handstand push ups couldn't hurt.

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