This tutorial covers the most important points when starting to train for the planche. Points Covered L-Sit L-Sit to tuck support rock back and forth between tuck support and tuck planche play with various leg positions , one legged , straddled, both legs kicked out correct hollow body position locked out (straigh) arms tucked planche […]
Check out Yuri van Gelder’s YouTube Channel Yuri qualified 4th on rings at the 2011 Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo Here is a clip of him training on rings and a video of him training his floor routine with a nice planche press to handstand.
Recently the CrossFit Journal published a video called “Understanding Planche Strength”. In it Dusty Hyland from DogTown CrossFit goes through the different parts of the movement. Below is a preview from the video showing the beginning planche progression – the planche lean.
The Chinese Olympic gymnastics team overlords consisting of Chen Yibing, Teng Haibin, Feng Zhe, Zhang Chenglong, Lu Bo and Guo Weiyang are getting ready for Tokyo 2011. No idea what they are talking about, so if you can translate it, please do in the comments. Check out Chen Yibing’s heavy plate curls at 2:46 … no dumbbells needed. Also 10s planche […]
ashita a.k.a. VassTheSupersaiyan (you may remember him from doing the balcony human flag) got himself some Rogue Parallettes and shows you how a weighted Full Planche and Planche Push-ups should look like. Bravo Monsieur.
Here are some resources that have clips of the 2011 Visa Championship routines. Universal Sports has a complete replay of the men’s final (requires silverlight)GNGymnastsMegan VandebemtUSAGymnasticsorg (here you will find every routine later this week)ItsNastiaFan101 So far I enjoyed Brandon Wynn’s Floor routine. As is appropriate for a rings guy, he does a low planche /maltese on floor […]
Six Month ago Demus had a complete biceps rupture at the elbow. One of the uglier injuries I don’t ever want to happen to myself.Snatching Straddle Planche 6 months after bicep repair. I tried to do a straight arm felge on rings and kind of pushed up from a back lever to a maltese (not […]
A while back Wangtang6911 posted some amazing clips of the Chinese gymnasts that are training in his facility. Among them is 18 (now 19) year old Wang TianYang from Shanghai. In Wangtang’s words he is “stronger than Yan Mingyong in a maltese and planche, but he can’t hold a cross. Go figure?!” Three consecutive Full Planche […]
Over at Gymnastic Bodies, Dillon Zirke explains a very important gymnastics exercise, the Planche Lean. “Again I will reiterate, a planche is all about the lean. I see many people attempt to “push up” into a planche. This is not correct. Even with tuck planches you should not be thinking about trying to lift your feet off […]