roll forward straddle

Apparatus/setup: parallel bars

Description: Front straddle roll on the shoulders from straddle sit to straddle sit.


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Attention points

  • hands and shoulders close to legs
  • wide shoulders
  • quickly regrasp bars

Help techniques

shoulders and lower back

shoulders and lower back

Helper first supports the shoulders, to avoid falling through. After rolling out, the lower back is supported to avoid hitting the legs hard on the bars. The helper only helps below the bars to avoid the gymnast falling on his arms.