In the spotlight this week is a smoother, quicker way into Catcher’s Lock. Yep, it exists! The name, “Catcher’s Lock,” refers to the flying trapeze trick by the same name that the catcher gets into when catching the flyer.
On vertical apparatuses like silks and rope, it refers to a same side hook with the bottom leg wrapped once. This is the foundation for many skills and drops, such as a Single Star. Today’s tip is a quicker, cooler way into it which also eliminates a couple of steps.