Rhythmic Gymnastics: Officially called Rhythmic Sportive Gymnastics (RSG). An Olympic sport for either one woman or 5 women in group competition consisting of a floor exercise dance with leaps, turns, balance elements and flexibility moves while moving and tossing handheld … Continue reading
Reverse Turn: In ballet and gymnastics, a turn in the direction of the supporting leg; also known as an “inward turn”. Retail Price: $47 On Sale for only $37! This e-Book is delivered Immediately. Start learning today…
Rep: Rep is shortened version of repetition. When doing an weightlifting or gymnastics exercise, a rep is one cycle of the action or motion.
Relevé: In ballet and gymnastics to rise or lift onto the ball of the foot. Retail Price: $47 On Sale for only $37! This e-Book is delivered Immediately. Start learning today…
Release: On uneven bars and high bar, to let go of the bar in order to perform another gymnastics move before grasping it again. There are many bar release moves, including somersault and twisting moves. In general, they belong to … Continue reading
Re-grasp: On uneven bars and high bar, the act of grabbing the bar again after releasing from it.
Ray: An uneven bar skill named after U.S. gymnast Elise Ray. The skill is performed facing inward and is a stalder backward with release and counter movement forward to catch the high bar. The skill has been rated as a … Continue reading
Rail: A horizontal rod that serves as a part of a gymnastics apparatus for gymnasts as they perform exercises. They are found on uneven bars, high bars and parallel bars. A rail can also be called a Bar.
Punch: A gymnastics term that refers to bouncing off of the floor, vault board or beam as opposed to jumping. “Punching” refers to an almost perfectly straight leg quick plyometric movement. Punching movements allow gymnasts to more fully utilize the … Continue reading
Puck: A puck is a slang gymnastics term used to refer to a vague gymnastics salto body position that is a cross between a pike and a tuck. It can range from a very open tuck position to a pike … Continue reading