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Back handspring help!!!

meganalvarezz

New Member
Gymnast
Nov 18, 2020
2
20
Country
USA
I’ve had my bhs and stepout for so long for a couple years and I had a strong one last year! Nowadays it’s super off and on! Here are the video comparisons separated by a couple weeks! But lately they’ve been so bad and I don’t know what I’m doing wrong now or how to improve! The first one is the most recent one, the other one was from a couple weeks ago. I feel like one just feels so much heavier than the other and I don’t know what I’m doing! Link is attached please help!
 

meganalvarezz

New Member
Gymnast
Nov 18, 2020
2
20
Country
USA
I’ve had my bhs and stepout for so long for a couple years and I had a strong one last year! Nowadays it’s super off and on! Here are the video comparisons separated by a couple weeks! But lately they’ve been so bad and I don’t know what I’m doing wrong now or how to improve! The first one is the most recent one, the other one was from a couple weeks ago. I feel like one just feels so much heavier than the other and I don’t know what I’m doing! Link is attached please help!
link is this!
 

fitzlewitzle

New Member
Former Gymnast
May 7, 2020
10
20
Country
USA
Try to jump a little higher in the beginning so that you have more time to prepare your arms to block off of the ground. When your arms do hit the ground, make sure to push all the way from your shoulders and keep your arms strong. My coach used to always say to hit the ground instead of the ground hitting you. Lastly, work on turning your hips over faster. This will speed up your back handspring and give you more power!