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Gymnastics and Tumbling for Cheerleading

Explore this resource for gymnastics related to Cheerleading. From back handsprings to cartwheels, you'll find them all here.
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Safe Home Use of a Trampoline
Trampoline safety. The correct way to use a trampoline in a home environment.

Dollamur Flexi-Roll Cheerleading Mats and Floors
Dollamur Flexi-Roll Cheerleading Mat

Clean Carpet Covered Foam Mats
Instructions on how to clean and care for carpet covered foam mats.

Tumbl Trak Balance Disc
Guide Review of Tumbl Trak Balance Disc

Video of the Core Athletics' Back Handspring Trainer
Video of the Core Athletics' Back Handspring Trainer

Back Handspring Trainer from Core Athletics
Core Athletics Back Handspring Trainer

Cheerleading: Conditioning for Back Handspring & Tumbling Success, by Rik Feeney
Cheerleading: Conditioning for Back Handspring & Tumbling Success, by Rik Feeney - Guide Review

"Back Handsprings The Secret Techniques" by Rik Feeney
Guide Review of "Back Handsprings The Secret Techniques" by Rik Feeney

Coach Wayne's Lunge to Handstand eBook
Coach Wayne's Lunge to Handstand eBook

Toubleshooting Skills with SOAR
SOAR, a safe, effective method for troubleshooting, can help you examine and correct a failed skill while protecting your athletes from injury.

Tuesday Tumbling: Get Bendy with a Back Walkover
The back walkover is a beautiful skill which showcases flexibility in tumbling. Legal in middle school, high school, and USASF Levels 1-6, the back walkover is a stunning way to add creativity to transition.

Tuesday Tumbling: The Roundoff Back Handspring
The roundoff back handspring is very effective at moving the cheerleader across the floor, so it has become popular in cross-floor tumbling passes.

Tuesday Tumbling: The Standing Back Tuck
The standing back tuck is allowed at United States All Star Federation Level 4 and up, while the back tuck proceeded by a round off in a running pass is allowed at Level 3.

The Standing Back Handspring: The Must-Have Skill for Cheerleaders
The back handspring is a distance skill, meaning it is meant to move the cheerleader across the floor. For this reason it is popular in tumbling passes and often precedes more difficult skills, such as tucks and fulls.

Tuesday Tumbling: The Roundoff
The roundoff differs from the cartwheel in that as the body passes through the vertical, handstand position in the skill, the legs are brought together and the hips swivel to allow the tumbler to snap her legs down and land on two feet facing backward.

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