The handstand homework comprises of the handstand homework mat (available in four colours) and the handstand homework book. From beginner to advanced levels, handstand control is an absolute necessity in all facets of the sport of gymnastics. The handstand homework mat is a multi-functional mat developed with Tom Forster, USA Gymnastics National Team Staff Coach. Use of the mat encourages practice at home. When used under the direction and guidance of the workbook, included with purchase, the athlete has the opportunity to improve their handstands greatly. This will thereby improve performance in all their gymnastic routines including tumbling, bars, vault and beam.
Handstand homework mat:
The handstand homework mat is reversible. One side is a cartwheel mat (available in four colours) and the other side is blue carpet which features a 1.8m long, 10cm wide white "beam" stripe. The mat is designed to easily attach to any door with slide-on clips and Velcro straps, but can also be used on the floor. The door onto which the mat will be mounted should not be more than 3.5cm thick. The mat features a front side is closed loop carpet with a white Velcro line going down the centre, the back is 18oz vinyl with the cartwheel hands and feet silkscreen. The small 60cm by 80cm area which sits on the floor when laid out, folds up and out of the way with two Velcro tabs for a secure fit. All mounting hardware is included. Available in four colour variations - please use the drop down menu to select the colour you require.
Handstand homework book:
The 60 page handstand homework book demonstrates the shapes necessary to achieve the perfect handstand. It is filled with pictures of correct shapes, as well pointing out some common misshapes. The workbook also includes some fun "quizzes" about handstands, a "word find" and many other items a young gymnast will surely enjoy while learning at the same time.
Dimensions & specifications:
Handstand homework mat is 2.7m long by 60cm wide and 1.6cm thick
Front side is closed loop carpet with a white Velcro line going down the centre
The back is 18oz vinyl with the cartwheel hands and feet silkscreen
The small 60cm by 80cm area which sits on the floor when laid out, folds up and out of the way with two Velcro tabs for a secure fit
All mounting hardware is included
Guarantee and Warranty is 24 months on materials and workmanship
Designed in the USA