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04
2016

Gymnastics – Where should I start?

Okay, so you want to learn some gymnastic skills but you’re 20, 30, 50, 70, whatever … The problem, however, is that you have no background in gymnastics or even high skill sports, you’ve got an office job which has made your hips and shoulders pretty tight and they’re also n...

19
04
2016

“I’m too big for Gymnastics”

You’re big, I get it. Yes gymnastics is going to be more difficult for you. I’m not denying that. But is it really that bad? Anyway, you have 3 simple choices … Change your mind set and get over it. Stop doing gymnastics related activities. Lose weight or cut your limbs in half (di...

10
04
2016

Master the Basics – Kipping Bar Muscle Up

I want you to think about a gymnastics movement called an up-start or glide kip. In summary you swing forward, reaching your body out into a straight position, then bring your toes to the bar, you then swing around the bar by closing your shoulders and end up on top in a support position. Your arms...

10
04
2016

Master the Basics – Kipping Ring Muscle Ups

Master the Basics – Swinging on the Rings for Kipping Muscle Ups Master the Basics – Strict Ring Muscle Up In an ideal world, you would learn a strict muscle up first, and if you can’t then I strongly recommend you read the strict muscle up post. That being said, I understand that for mo...

10
04
2016

Master the Basics – Strict Ring Muscle Up

Keep them close. Them being the rings. Keep them as close to your body as possible. The transition between the pull up and dip is the most difficult part and if the rings flare out to the side you are making the movement significantly more difficult than it needs to be. Fast and smooth movement. Mus...