Gymnastics Skill of the Month: Dish
Dish is a key hold to be able to successfully perform many gymnastics skills including handstands and back handsprings. A dish hold helps train body tension as well as overall strength.
How to Perform Dish:
- Start arms at legs, beside knees
- Round your shoulders – look at toes
- Lift toes off floor
- Rounded back
If this is too easy for you, check out the progressions of a dish hold below and level up your gymnastics skills!
- Progress with raising arms to ears (pictured below)
- Add in dish rocks
- Try an upside down dish/long front support
- Try a tuck hold to dish