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Back tuck tips

Jestergym

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Hi I’m currently working on my round off handspring back tuck and I can do them no problem but I’m having an issue with the form of my back tuck. The issue is when I do the tuck I have my knees together and my ankles are faf apart. I’ve tried everything my coach has said but my ankles still are apart sometimes when I do my tuck and am just wondering if anybody has any tips on fixing it.
 

Geoffrey Taucer

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Do you have access to a trampoline?

Imo, any time you have problems with body position in a salto, the first thing you should do is work it on trampoline
 

valval

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Maybe in you backhandpring you are landing with your feet apart. If you focus and doing you backhandspring with you ankles together i thing that will help your tuck.