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The ancient Egyptians invented the back handspring. Later on, the Greeks adopted it.

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Who was the first person to do a roundoff backhandspring?

Jeremiah Claskovitz invented it in 1955 because he needed more momentum to do his back handspring. He worked on ideas and came up with the roundoff back handspring. He worked at it and almost instantly the roundoff back handspring was famous and now it is just a gymnastics move.

How do you get over fear of a back handspring?

I was scared of my back-handspring but soon you will over come it i would do it into a pit and then on a 4 in then on a sting mat. when you get your standing back-handspring you can try your round-off back-handspring witch is much easier.

What new tricks can you learn on the trampoline?

Here is a list of tricks you can learn on a trampoline * Front Handspring * Front Tuck * Back Handspring * Back Tuck * Handstand * Cartwheel * Round- Off * Round- Off Back Handspring * Round- Off Back Handspring Tuck * Back Handspring, Back Handspring * Back Handspring, Back Tuck * Front Handspring, Front Handspring * Front Handspring, Front Tuck * Back Tuck, Back Tuck * Front Tuck, Front Tuck * Front Handspring, Back Handspring * Back Handspring, Front Handspring * Russian * Pike * Tuck * Seat Drop * Belly Flop * Back Drop * Twist * Cannon Ball * Side Flip * Sommersault ... if you have a big enough trampoline... you can do alot more tricks. This is only some of the basic tricks. If you are able to do these... you can experience alot more complicated tricks. If you try these and get hurt... well it is not our fault... we are just sugesting this. Thanks... and remember BE CAREFUL... DONT HURT YOURSELF

You can do a round-off back handspring perfectly but you still have to master your standing back handspring?

Yes. Some people only have their round of back-handspring and can't do a standing back-handspring. It doesn't really matter the order you do things in gymnastics.

How long did it take you to learn a back handspring?

It took me about 30 Or more days to learn a back handspring

Who invented the front handspring?

There is no record of who the first person to do a handspring was. However, it is known that people were doing them in Ancient Egypt.

Can you do a back handspring if you have a weak wrist?

you can do a back handspring but it will turn out sideways it wont be straight and it wont be as great as you have done before

What are the Different gymnastic tumbling Activities?

Round off back handspring back tuck, layout or pikefront handspring, front tuck, layout or pike then another front tuck, pike or layout or bounderfront handspring step out front handspringround off back handspring back handspring or just 1 back handspringfront tuck pike or layoutdive rolltwists out of front or back tumbling including halves and fulls.

What is the easiest way to do a back handspring?

Stretching your back and wrists. You don't want to get hurt. Back bridges are a great thing to do before throwing a back handspring.

What is gymnastic stunts?

back tuck, front tuck, back handspring, cartwheel, sumersault, backwards sumersault, front handspring, ect.

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Who did the first Back handspring?

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How to improve a high back handspring?

practice and you will get it

Can you be a cheerleader if you can't do a back handspring?

it depends where u want to cheer. for grade school squads a back handspring is not required. however, once u get into the high school level it depends on whether the squad competes or not. in college a back handspring is most likely going to be required, if not something greater, such as a round off back handspring back tuck or layout

How long does it take you to do a back handspring?

The actual action of doing a back handspring only takes about 4 seconds. But, if you mean learning to do a back handspring, that time can vary depending on the person and the time spent practicing. It can take months to years.

What things do you have to be able to do for level two tumbling?

im assuming you already passed level one tumbling so that would be, back handspring roundoff back handspring front handspring/walkover i hope you pass!!!!!!!!!

Can you do a back handspring if you have a very weak wrist?

No because if you do a back flip handspring with a weak wrist. You could end up with a bad rist and your back flip handspring ould just not look right. If you have any questions about anything just rite:)

How can you relearn a back handspring?

Well, you can go back to gymnastics class!

What is a round off back handspring?

a round off back handspring is, when you run up and do a cartweel that lands on both feet, then going on immediately into a backflip, with hands.

How do you keep your legs straight in your back handspring?

Well what you can sometimes have yourself do handstands because handstands are the main part of the back handspring. Or you can be more positive and say "I can do it"

What is a back flip without using hands?

its called a back handspring tuck

Reverse polarity is when the ground and neutral are wired backward or when hot and neutral are wired backward?

no, backwards walkovers are easiest however some people may learn a back handspring first therefor for them the back handspring would be easier...... isn't a back handspring just a flick??

How do you do a step out?

well it depends. if your doing a back handspring step out then you do a back handspring but instead of landing with your legs together, land with them stepping out. like your walking. one after another.

What do you learn on level 5 gymnastics?

Many things like roundoff double back handspring, standing back handspring, front hip circle, and things like that.

Can you be big to do a back handspring?

as in fat or tall... or both? haha