back handspring

Apparatus/setup: turned-around mini-trampoline

Description: A take off from the trampoline followed by a half turn backwards around the horizontal axis to handstand, followed by a take off from handstand making a half turn backwards around the horizontal axis to stand.

Synonyms

  • flikflak (Nederlands)

Help techniques

upper legs and upper back

upper legs and upper back

The helper accompanies the back handspring at the upper legs and at the middle of the upper back, using a flat hand. This way he can make sure the shoulders are extended to the utmost in the handstand phase.

Preparation

Elaboration