Category Archives: Gymnastics Terms
Walkover: A gymnastics floor and beam move where a gymnast moves from a standing position through a handstand position to a standing position while “walking” through the air with the feet. Starting from standing on one foot, go through inverted … Continue reading
Zero: which is the score you get if you do not compete in a gymnastics event or do something which voids your score, like not touching the vault table with your hands when you vault, being significantly spotted (not just … Continue reading
Yurchenko: A gymnastics vault now performed by both men and women, consisting of a roundoff onto the springboard, then a back handspring like movement onto the vault, followed by some type of back somersaulting movement off of the vault table. … Continue reading
Uneven Bars: A women’s gymnastics apparatus consisting of two fiberglass composite bars – a low bar 148 centimeters high and a high bar 228 centimeters high and set a maximum of 150 centimeters apart. Uneven Bars: A women’s event performed … Continue reading
Underswing: A release move from the high bar to the low bar. It starts on the on high bar facing low bar. The gymnast swings up and over the low bar with a half turn to a catch of the … Continue reading
Undergrip: A term referring to the type of grip which gymnasts use on uneven bars or high bar. Hanging on a bar with your fingers facing you. Also called a reverse grip.
Quad Twist: A single layout somersault with four twists. First performed in U.S. women’s competition by Nastia Liukin. Retail Price: $57 On Sale for only $47! This e-Book is delivered Immediately. Start learning today… Or click: Secrets to 10.0 World … Continue reading
Quadriffis: Any quadruple somersault with a twist.
Quadriceps: The major four-part large muscles of the front thighs primarily engaged in extending the leg at the knee. The quadriceps femoris flexes the leg at the hip and extends the knee. Also know as quads.