upper arm kip

Apparatus/setup: parallel bars

Description: From basket support position on the bars extend the hips actively and end in swing in under arm support.


  • bovenarmkip (Nederlands)

Help techniques

lower back and upper legs

lower back and upper legs

The helper supports the lower back below the bars while the gymnast lies on the bars. When kipping out, he helps below the bars by supporting the upper legs. Avoid helping above the bars to prevent pinched arms of the helper.