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Apparatus/setup: rings

Description: Repetitions from front swing, where the rings are pushed backwards, to back swing where the rings are pushed open.

Synonyms

  • zwaaien (Nederlands)
  • Schwingen (Deutsch)

Attention points

  • low shoulders
  • only press rings downwards at the end
  • turn rings outwards in front swing (hand palm downwards)

Help techniques

Head and lower back in front swing

Head and lower back in front swing

The helper supports the head (which stays neutral) in the front swing and with the other hand the lower back. The helper slightly slows the back swing to avoid that the gymnast sags in.

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Preparation

Elaboration