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Back handspring help ?!!!!!? crooked?

if u are landing on ur knees that means that you are not blocking off fast enough or strong enough. Do handstand blocks to help. If your legs are really sloppy, put a beanie baby between ur knees or your ankles, this will keep them together. Also, try to do a lot of back-handsprings on a trampoline, the spring will give you a lot more time to think about your position and it will eventually start transforming onto a harder surface. good luck!!

How did you do your first back handspring?

I do gymnastics so i learned there,
but when i didn't quite have them,
i took a matress off my bed and got my dad to spot me.

to do a backhandsrping you have to
1. jump back like your sitting in a chair, (you MUST jump or even your spotter can't help you)

2. stretch back and arch

just start from there.

Back Handspring on Trampoline!!! HELP?

Well, first let me say that it's 'possible' to get hurt doing anything on a trampoline. Most people assume that the danger of a trampoline is falling off it. But actually, most injuries occur when people fall ON the trampoline. A trampoline bed has a lot of force when it's springing upwards, and if you happen to land on it when it's on the way up, it's easy to break an arm, a leg, or whatever part of your body hits it. That's why you should never bounce on a trampoline with someone else. If they double-bounce you, it can throw off your balance and timing and you could land in the wrong position at the wrong time and... snap!

I don't mean to scare you any more than you already are, but you should know the facts so you can be cautious. But anyway...

Back handsprings are a lot easier on a trampoline than on a regular floor. If you have it almost by yourself at the gym, then you'll probably be okay doing it on your tramp at home. Does your gym have a trampoline, and have you done your back handspring on it? If you can do it there at the gym, then there's no reason you can't do it on your tramp at home.

HOWEVER... if you're really scared, then don't do it. If you attempt it, and then freak out in the middle of it, you could land wrong and really get hurt. That's how most gymnastics/tumbling accidents happen - when someone stops in the middle of a skill and doesn't follow it all the way through. If you're not completely confident that you can do it safely, then wait a while until you are. There's no big rush... your trampoline will still be there waiting for you!

When i do a backhandspring i fall on my head?

Are you falling on your head due to bent arms or because your hands are thrown out too far back to support your handstand? Try these drills to clean it up: http://geocities.com/aescougarcheer/basi... Also read the articles listed belows the drills, and watch the tutorial.

I chicken out on my back handspring?

I took the longest time to learn a back handspring. I had a lot of weird falls, my round-off was crooked, arms weren't strong enough. But I made an effort and got to being a level nine gymnast and quit. So, you aren't the only one, back handsprings are hard at first. You can't be scared. Sometimes you just have to throw it. I've had my fair share of landing on my head and twisting things I didn't know could twist a certain way. There is nothing anyone can do to help, the only person that can do that is yourself. It's all in your head. Just be prepared.

It's called a back handspring for a reason. Stand straight, arms by your ears. Squat and start to lean back while pushing off your feet. You should be now arching back with your feet off the ground. Your hands reach the ground and you SPRING off of them. Follow through into a standing position and plant your feet to the ground. Remember to use your stomach, back, and arm muscles to snap your body back to a hollow position, pushing off your hands, and land on your feet on the floor.

Good luck!

When i do my backhandspring my wrists hurt can u tell me how to stop that?

Yeah like everyone else is saying stretch before you do anything and take a break from your back handsprings it will help. Also, you could get wrist braces such as tiger paws.

How can I not be scared to do a back handspring?

Gymnastics is a sport that will always have fear.Even the highest level gymnasts in our sport are afraid of skills. It isn’t a matter of not being afraid, but rather how to deal with you fear.Dealing with fear for each individual is different, and there isn’t one way that will work with everyone, but here are some of the techniques I use with my athletes.1: Go back to drills. If you are afraid of a skill (in your case a back handspring), go back to the last successful drill you can do.- Some drills for back handsprings: Handstand, fall to a hollow pushup, jumping backwards onto a soft fluffy mat, doing your handspring over a barrel, getting spotted, starting on the edge of a mat, leaning backward-place your hands on the ground and then pull your legs over. Do them in a belt or on the trampoline, or both. Work on your handstands holds, you have to be strong enough.2: Work on visualizing the skill being done correctly. Watch others, if you were able to do it before, look at video of you doing the skill.3: Give yourself key or cue words. “Jump, arms, push” what ever are the key factors for you in making the skill work.4: Understand that no one will go for a skill that they are afraid of, if their desire to do the skill isn’t greater. You have to want it MORE THAN you are AFRAID of it.

How can I do a back handspring on a trampoline?

What’s your problem with the back handspring on the trampoline?One problem with performing the back handspring on the trampoline is that, in contrast with what happens when you do a stationary back handspring on the floor and you never have enough push, on the trampoline you have too much push.Most people actually do a “flat” back layout somersault instead of a real back handspring because they can’t manage to place their hands on the surface of the trampoline and perform the actual handspring. They just flip.So you eitherdo a stationary back handsprint and you push backward and not upwardor youbounce, bounce and then you just incline backwards and bounce with your legs straight one more time into the handspring.You must focus to reach the surface of the trampoline with your hands, unload your weight on it while flipping in inversion and then bounce back on your feet.Do not bounce and push at the same time because it will propel you so high that you won’t be able to touch the trampoline with your hands.I prefer to perform the stationary back handstring on the trampoline because it’s more similar to a back handspring on the floor.If your problem is the fear of not getting properly on your feet at the end of the back handspring, then place a mattress on the second half of the trampoline (in the area where you should land), perform half of the handspring and then just fall on your belly.Repeating this partial back handspring several times should be enough to give you the idea that you can actually perform the complete back handspring.