Acrobatics: A gymnastics term for control skills requiring balance, strength, and/or flexibility. Sometimes called corner skills in men’s gymnastics.Â For women, it includes some of the slower, more controlled elements, like a front walkover. See also –Sports Acrobatics.
Acro: Term referring to tumbling skill on beam or floor exercise, used most commonly when describing combination dance-acro requirements.
Abduction: In general, refers to movements moving outward from the center of the body.Â Hip abduction is moving the legs, knees and feet outward. Shoulder abduction is moving the arms and hands out to the side. Abduction, for gymnastics, usually refers to gymnastics/strength training and the specific abductor weight machines or exercises, that are used […]
10.0: The highest possible and most desired routine/execution score for gymnasts to achieve on a single routine.Â In the past and perhaps in the future, at least for international gymnastics, execution scores are scored out of a 10.0 andÂ difficultyÂ scores are added in.