Monthly Archives: November 2010

Vault in Depth: Hurdle Entry vs. Roundoff Entry

This week, we’ll look at two different categories of vaults. The colossal majority of competitive vaults fall into one of two categories: hurdle-entry vaults and roundoff-entry vaults (also known as Yurchenkos). I should note that there are two other categories … Continue reading

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Vault in Depth: Legend of the Vaulter

Over the next couple weeks, I’ll be discussing various aspects of vault. We’ll start by looking at the various components of a vault. The anatomy of a good vault mirrors, to some extent, the anatomy of a good narrative. So, … Continue reading

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Other Resources

This week, rather than cover a specific topic, I’m going to share a few links to other great gymnastics resources on the web. GymnasticsCoaching.com is a blog maintained by Canadian coach Rick McCharles. It is probably one of the best … Continue reading

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Block

I recently posted on The Chalk Bucket asking if there were any particular topics people would like to see me cover. Chalk Bucket Member Nicki responded: “I would be interested in a column about blocking, how to block, exercises for … Continue reading

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