Backward Somersault – exercise #25

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Highlights: • Sit in hammock with hands holding straps as in ‘Hammock Swing’ • Hold hammock tightly and pull knees to forehead • Roll backward, keeping grip on hammock • Allow legs to come all the way over and stand on the floor • Walk forward to start position again Benefits: • Improves grip strength • Builds confidence in leaving the ground and turning over • Develops coordination