Toss Up Help

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  1. mn cheerleader

    mn cheerleader I'm new. Don't Hurt Me

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    My stunt group is having troubles getting a toss up to extension. We can hit it easily to prep but struggle to get it all the way to extension. Is there any tips any of you have for it? or common problems to check?

     
  2. ScottyB

    ScottyB I have my own cheer message board

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    throw faster, not harder
     
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  3. AndyT_T

    AndyT_T Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Back hand on the thigh, front hand on the low shin/ankle, and drop your but until it is on your heels. If your flyer jumps you're already at prep level, then you stand up fast when she reaches the top of her jump and flick. By the time your front hand flicks/releases the flyer is already at an extended level so all you have to do is catch with locked out arms and use your legs to absorb.
     
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  4. OldskoolKYcheercoach

    OldskoolKYcheercoach I think I can mix Cheer Music

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    Bases sometimes have a tendency to make a big arch with their hands instead of keeping them close to their bodies. This positioning makes them weaker, and forces them to finish backwards over their head. Keeping their hands straight up and down puts them in a stronger body position and gives them more of a tendency to finish up and to the middle.