A Tkatchev is performed on the high bar or uneven bars, and can be done in the straddle, pike, or layout position.
In a Tkatchev, the gymnast swings up like a back giant and releases the bar in an arched position. She flies over it with her back to it, then sits up and catches the bar again.
- The Highest Tkatchev Ever?
- Fabian Hambuechen performs a pike Tkatchev to an immediate straddle Tkatchev