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I need aerial help!

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Coach
Coach
Gymnast
Feb 17, 2016
128
Country
USA
I am considered fairly tall for a gymnast nd have my aerial, so height shouldn't be the problem. Somethings that helped me get my aerial were doing it off of a panel or stacked mat. That gives you a little bit more height making it easier to land. I also had a huge problem with putting my hands down when not necessary. To fix that problem I ended up having to take off my wrist braces that I needed to tumble and trying it. I didn't need them for the aerial and that push to not land on my hands gave me the confidence to finally throw an aerial. Best of luck.
 

Glomallow

New Member
Gymnast
Fan
Jan 21, 2019
5
Country
New Zealand
Somethings that helped me get my aerial were doing it off of a panel or stacked mat. That gives you a little bit more height making it easier to land. I also had a huge problem with putting my hands down when not necessary. To fix that problem I ended up having to take off my wrist braces that I needed to tumble and trying it. I didn't need them for the aerial and that push to not land on my hands gave me the confidence to finally throw an aerial.
Also try do a fast cartwheel and lifting your hands up at the last second. Hope this helps!