Recommended for better trampolining

A good, understanding coach who teaches you in your learning style is no doubt essential for improving your trampoline skills and sadly this page can't be that for you. However, we can recommend the following as additional ways you can help yourself. The recommendations below are ideal for both coaches and students. If you're a gymnast who's lucky to have a great coach, then help them to help you by developing the attributes you need for great trampolining and gymnastics. A whole new world awaits - think of the below as tools for life, not just gymnastics.


Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance
A great book giving lots of great advice on exercise and movement. Perfect for sports where good flexibility is an essential attribute.
Plyo-Flex
Dynamic flexibility and strength - more great ideas perfectly applicable to trampolinists and gymnasts.
Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength
Strength building ideas for the classic requirements of gymnastics. Much of this strength and conditioning is directly helpful for clean trampolining.
Portable Gymnastics Rings
Excellent for building strong pikes, straddles and tucks and strengthening the spinal extensors for straight backs and core for straight fronts. Can't recommend rings highly enough.