Simone Biles Teaches Gymnastics Fundamentals
At age 22, Simone Biles is already a legendary athlete. With 14 medals, including 10 gold, she is the most decorated World Championship American gymnast of all time. She’s remained undefeated in the all-around competition at the World Championships since 2013, and she’s also a trailblazer: the first woman gymnast to win three consecutive world all-around titles and the first female African American all-around world champion.
She emerged as a star of the 2016 Olympics, taking home gold for the all-around, vault, and floor and winning bronze for the balance beam. She helped lead the gold medal-winning USA gymnastics team, the “Final Five,” to victory. She’s one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People, and now she’s your new gymnastics coach.
In Simone’s MasterClass, learn how the gold medalist practices and prepares for competitions. Through drills, demonstrations, and illustrations, Simone teaches you her techniques for all four women’s artistic gymnast events: vault, balance beam, uneven bars, and floor. Discover how Simone works through nerves that come with competition, performs under pressure, and sets goals to keep her going. She’ll also share how she works to overcome fear and recover from mistakes so you can move past obstacles and keep honing your competitive edge. With Simone’s MasterClass, coaches, parents, and students will find tools to take any gymnastics routine to the next level.
In this online gymnastics class, you’ll learn about:
• Fundamental and advanced techniques for uneven bars
• Fundamental and advanced techniques for floor
• Fundamental and advanced techniques for the balance beam
• Fundamental and advanced techniques for vault
• Overcoming fear
• Working through nervous energy
• Insight into high-level gymnastics competition
• Setting goals
• Working with coaches
• Performing under pressure