Back Walkover Month

This month we’re going to focus on the Back Walkover, starting with a description and example of an below average one.

Below Average – Athlete begins stepping forward placing weight on front leg with arms in front.  Followed by leading with head back causing arms to be staggered and wide with arms bent.  Finishing by landing with an uncontrolled landing.

Average – Athlete places weight in front leg.  Athlete starts with arms covering ears yet leads with head. Legs are slightly straighter than below average yet still bent.  Lands with feet together and takes small steps.

Above Average – Athlete begins by lifting front leg and touching with toe but not placing weight in front leg.  Arms covering ears.  Leads with upper body in one piece.  When hands touch the floor an even split with straight legs is shown.  Landing in controlled lunge with arms covering ears and eyes looking at front toe.

Drills=Skills Show 54 – Worlds & Summit 2018 Review

For the 54th Drills=Skill Shea, David, and Sean talked about World and Summit 2018.

Drills=Skills Show 53 – Worlds 2018

Worlds is the topic of discussion for David, Sean, and Shea on this week’s version of Drills=Skills.

Drills=Skills Show 52 – Future

Drills=Skills version 52 features Shea and Sean discussing the future given the changes to the Level 4 and Restricted 5 tumbling rules in effect next season.

Drills=Skills Show 51 – Scoring

This week Shea, Sean, and David talk about scoring and potential upcoming scoring changes.

Drills=Skills Show 50 – Favorite Tumblers

On the 50th edition of Drills=Skills Sean and Shea talk about some of their favorite tumblers.

Drills=Skills Show 49 – Progressions

This week David, Sean, and Shea talk about progressions.

Drills=Skills Show 48 – Spotting

This week’s Drills=Skills features Sean and Shea discussing spotting.

Drills=Skills Show 47 – Bounce Backs

On the 47th edition of Drills=Skills, David, Sean, and Shea discuss the legality of bounce back passes, how to perform them safely and legally, and other thoughts following Dallas.

Drills=Skills Show 46 – Tumbling Rules Changes for 2018-19

Debbie Love joins David, Sean, and Shea to talk about the changes to the tumbling rules starting in the 2018-19 season.