Introduction: Cartwheel Tutorial
We will teach you how to do a cartwheel with simple and clear instructions. Don't expect to do it right away! It will take lots of practice!
We are certified gymnasts and one of us coaches occasionally!
Dont give up!
Stand in an open space with your arms and legs spread (shoulder width apart)
Ask yourself which hand you write with. If it’s your right hand; put your right foot forward.
Same on your left side. Point your back toe so it is lifted off the ground.
Lift up your back leg until your hands are on the ground, but your strong foot remains on the ground.
Kick your back leg over your hands so your legs are split in the air like the photo.
Make sure you look at your hands and spread your fingers to keep balance. Put your hands next to each other like in the picture.
Follow through with the cartwheel until your back leg touches the ground. As your foot comes down, lift your hands off the ground so the cartwheel flows smoothly.
Finish your cartwheel with your hands above your head and your feet spread like you started.
Practise your cartwheel until you can do it without trouble, and it flows smoothly.