Question by  kv1238 (81)

What are some tips for learning a back tuck?

I want to be a cheerleader but I have to know how to do a back tuck.


Answer by  Christian9247 (5042)

Use a spotter and stall tall. Focus on something directly ahead of you. Swing your arms back and swing your arm up till it's even with your ears. Grab under your knees and tumble.


Answer by  Amanda65 (1220)

I would recommend taking a tumbling class at your local gymnastics or cheerleading club, which are usually geared towards cheerleading.


Answer by  S12 (16)

Performing a back tuck can be dangerous if done incorrectly and could lead to serious injury. Back tucks should only be attempted with a proper trainer and with the use of proper equipment, such as mats.


Answer by  danieljitaru (277)

Place an Air Barrel on a panel mat to desired height in front of a stack of mushy mats or a resi pit and have fun! Learning the back tuck can be frustrating for some gymnasts. Using the Air Barrel and a mat stack or resi pit can not only create good habits (keeping heads in),


Answer by  tru (144)

If you do not know how to do a back handspring, that is what you need to learn first. Find a good gymnastics coach to learn properly.

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