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  1. T

    Junior Olympic JO Code changes 2018-2022

    Anyone know what code changes will be taking place? I guess they are announcing the changes at USGA congress this June?
  2. Sari

    Piked handstand flatback vault

    I'm looking for new drills to fix this problem with a seven-year-old. Tried tons of reverse leg lifts with legs hanging off a block as well as punching drills. Her vault is otherwise looking good, she has a lot of power coming into the board but something just isn't quite clicking yet.
  3. G

    Front Handspring Vault Help???

    I've always struggled with my front handspring vault. Honestly, I don't think it's improved much at all since I first started working on it! Anyways, my vault is terrible, I struggle to reach a complete handstand, and I never can seem to get enough flight to get to that position. If I do get to...
  4. B

    Kaz vs Tsuk Full?

    What are the differences and reasons for doing each? Is one better than the other in the long run? Right now I'm training a full twisting tsuk but I'm not entirely sure if its a kaz or not. I round off left and twist left which makes me think it's a kaz, but Im not twisting off the table, I'm...
  5. Nico

    Slow runner

    Dear coaches, I need your advise to increase the running speed of a slow runner on vault. When we have tests, her sprint is ok. She not the fastest, but far from the slowest runner. But when we use a trampoline, springboard, plankoline, etc., she can't run as fast as in tests. She has very...
  6. M

    Springs on the springboard

    From reading previous posts, it appears the number of springs used in a springboard is based on several factors. My daughter is an L9, about 85 lbs. She has been using 6 springs since L7 til L9 to do her yurchenko at her previous gym. Her new gym uses 4 springs for everyone and that is now...
  7. J

    How many springs in your vault springboard???

    How many springs would you keep in for a very light (65lb) yurchenko vaulter? Do you adjust remove or add springs according to the gymnast's weight or power or both? Are there other factors involved???