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QOTW: Does she really need to work on her ROUNDOFF?

This week's question of the week is:

Does she really need to work on her ROUNDOFF?

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Hey there, supportive mom! Are you ready to support your amazing athlete? Well, grab your pom-poms and get ready to learn about the secret weapon that makes it possible for your athlete to be an amazing tumbler—the roundoff! This ain't just any old skill; it can make or break your little's pass.

The Need for Speed

Alright, picture this: you're baby girl is on the mat, ready to unleash her inner tumbling superstar. But first, she's gotta get her super sonic speed going! The roundoff is her ticket to moving her speed into amazing backward skills. And how can she kick things off? With a powerful hurdle that'll launch her into action like nobody's business. Elite tumblers don't just maintain speed—they crank it up a notch throughout the pass, and the roundoff is her secret weapon to keep that momentum going.

Let's Talk Technique

Let's get down to the nitty-gritty—hand placement and technique. You wanna her to nail that roundoff like a pro? It's all about precision, baby. Her hands gotta hit the mat in perfect harmony, and at the appropriate angle. And when she lands, she should keep those legs together and knees slightly bent for maximum stability. We're talking about executing each move with finesse and style, setting the stage for that pass that she's been working so hard on.

But it's not just about hand placement. The run and hurdle are just as important. Stretch, reach, and forward momentum are your little's best friends here. She wants to step into her roundoff with all of her power. And once she's in the air, it's all about alignment, directing her momentum through every body position like a pro.

Mastering the Roundoff

So, there you have it—a high level roadmap to improve her tumbling passes. By mastering the roundoff, you're daughter is not just executing a move; she's leveling up her skills. With the perfect roundoff as her guide, there's no limit to what she can achieve on the mat. So, get her started, so that the world can see what you already know, your little is an amazing tumbler.

Ready to get your baby girl started on improving her roundoff? No problem check out Spirit Technique's new member trial at Have questions? Email us at



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