Tag Archive for: leap


The Top 5 Best Active Split Flexibility Drills for Bigger Gymnastics Leaps

Split flexibility is essential for gymnasts if they want bigger jumps and leaps.  But, just doing static split stretching isn't enough to see progress and get jaw-dropping levels of flexibility to show up in skills. Jumps, leaps, dance elements,…
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Needle Walk Ins to Improve Back Leg Split Flexibility, Leaps, and Jumps

I hope everyone is having a great start to the new year!   Readers have really seemed to enjoy some more "quick tip" posts with easy to use drills in practice, so I wanted to share another one of my go to's today. All gymnasts tend to struggle…
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Improving Split Mobility and Transferring It To Beam: “Performance Complex” Hip Example

One of the biggest things I see is problematic in terms of performance and injury in gymnastics is when we focus so much on mobility, but then neglect the steps that should come after to change movement. These include drills to add dynamic…