Frequently, the margins between medal winners are incredibly narrow, underscoring the importance of providing judges with clear guidance and tools to distinguish between gymnasts. This includes considering even the slightest technical and execution errors. In order to increase the amplitude of their skills, gymnasts employ a technique of utilising extra "slide" on their upper arms … Continue reading Sliding to increase magnitude of moves on parallel bars for a minimal deduction
Steve Butcher leaves FIG
The former FIG MTC will leave his job in Switzerland, returning to take a position with the Powers Gymnastics group in Houston.
Steve will definitely be missed at international meets. But we thank him for his endless energy and enthusiasm in the FIG spotlight over his tenure at FIG.
Fast-Track the Ultimate Training Aid Used in Competitions
Ever since the fast track appeared in training halls, has been a significant support for coaches and utilising its advantages for the benefit of gymnasts. The fast track is a result of the continuous apparatus development. A brief hisory and endorsment published by Gymnastics Coaching CHN and RUS have already integrated fast track preparation into … Continue reading Fast-Track the Ultimate Training Aid Used in Competitions
You Hao (CHN) Rings Routine Without False Grips
You Hao’s and others' routines would be indirectly disadvantaged at the highest international stages as they do not use the “flat hands’ false grip” which is just a double improper grip used in strength skills. https://twitter.com/RosieYuan01/status/1566319341670260736?s=20&t=Pp89ZM1dOBPQZaiknTZmmg The FIG MTC should consider revising the rule of such grips based upon basic physics, the Law of the … Continue reading You Hao (CHN) Rings Routine Without False Grips
MAG DRAWING OF LOTS – WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, 29 OCT – 06 NOV, 2022
FIG has published the working order for the Gymnastics World Championships in Livepool.
Yuya Kamoto (JPN) – Parallel Bars Perfection
Y Kamoto posted a perfectly executed under sommersault with 1/1 on one arm. He is a member of the Japanese National Squad. Kamoto, is the 2010 Youth Olympics all-around gold medallist and he won gold medals in AA and in the PBars final in 2014 in the Asian Games. https://www.instagram.com/reel/CU7j194hPaZ/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
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