Sean on Walkovers

Whether you are going forward or backward, walkovers are one of the most basic, fundamental tumbling movements athletes start performing. Just as any other skill, the most important part of learning walkovers is the physical readiness of the athlete in both strength and flexibility, along with a good understanding of the prerequisite skills. Some of… Continue reading Sean on Walkovers

Observations After Event 7 of 2013-14

Event 7 took me back to Texas. We still had some problems with toss execution, specifically telling if someone was trying to do a hitch or just came off the basket awkwardly, but the overall execution of skills was better than my last visit. I still saw a couple double jumps and they continued to… Continue reading Observations After Event 7 of 2013-14

Observations After Event 3 of 2013-14

My third event of the season reminded me toss execution needs work, specifically specialty kick tosses. The hitches or first kicks of a specialty kick toss are getting so poorly executed it’s hard to tell if the top person meant to do something or if they slipped off the basket. When performing the hitch it… Continue reading Observations After Event 3 of 2013-14

USASF 2011-13 Rules – Questions & Answers

Here are questions and answers we’ve been asked concerning the 2011-13 rules that were recently released. Feel free to Contact Us if you have a question not covered here and we’ll cover as many as we can. General Are rhinestones on uniforms now illegal? Per Les “Nowhere does it say rhinestones are illegal. To the… Continue reading USASF 2011-13 Rules – Questions & Answers

USASF 2011-13 Rules – Level 1 Changes

The USASF recently released the rules that will be used during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons. Spirit Post decided to list every change and give some insight into the impact each change will have. This article discusses the changes made to Level 1. General Tumbling A All tumbling must originate from and land on the… Continue reading USASF 2011-13 Rules – Level 1 Changes