Our Anatomical analysis of the Cartwheel Lucy, Bex and Erin Amature Cartwheel Our Sporting Movement: Cartwheel Stages of the movement Joints Involved 1. Preparation 2.Performance 3. Post Ankle Plantar flexion tibialis anterior foot plants on the ground in front of you Plantar flexion Knee start-isometric quads-flexion front leg bent, quad isometric contracting, knee bent in front of you hamstring stretched quads flexion Hip hip extension, oblique's extending lateral flexion my hip is extending as my body bends over sideways anatomical position Joints Involved 1. Preparation 2.Performance 3. Post Torso lateral flexion torso flexion and extension, abdominals isometric contraction in abdominals to keep balance. anatomical position Shoulder extension of shoulders put hands up in air for position your anterior deltoid pulls it half way, posterior deltoid pulls it up above your head. agonist and antagonist with triceps and biceps, extension of lattimus dorsi. relaxed. anatomical position Elbow elbows relaxed extension of biceps and triceps relaxed, anatomical position Wrist relaxed flexion relaxed A Pro’s Cartwheel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3Z5Ag9AG gY&feature=player_detailpage Key Differences Difference What happens because of this Bex is facing side on, where is the pro is facing forward She has a lot more power to push off her front leg. Look from front on she's in a straight line Bex loses balance and falls forward, the and balanced while in the air, Bex’s legs pro executes the cartwheel still in a are not in the straight line and are leaning straight line. towards the ground. Pro allows slow movements while performing the skill, I flick myself over really fast. Lose balance. Pro has strong abdominals, Bex doesn’t. Lose balance and cartwheel is not in a straight line. How to improve • Analyse a pro doing it. • Break down movements. • A lot of stretch and core work.