Flip-Flop: Also known as aÂ Flic-Flac orÂ Back Handspring
Flic-Flac: Also known as aÂ Flip-Flop orÂ Back Handspring. This tumbling element is used in a majority of backÂ tumbling passes on the floor exercise. It’s also used a great deal on the balance beam.
Borden: A balance beam skill named after Amanda Borden.Â It is a straddle pike jump done from a sideways position on the beam with a Â½ or Â¾ turn.Â It has been rated as a C level skill by the FIG and its FIG number is 2.302
Back Walkover: A control skill gymnastics move starting and finishing on the feet and made by lifting one leg, arching back into and passing through a handstand position by bringing one foot, then the other over the top and stepping down from the handstand into a lunge. Done on floor and beam and often used […]
Back Handspring: A tumbling move where a gymnast takes off from one or two feet, jumps backward onto the hands and lands on the feet.Â This skill can be done as a step-out skill (the most common method on beam) or landed on two feet.Â Round-off back handsprings are the basis for almost all back […]
Aerial: A gymnastics tumbling skill performed without the hands touching the floor or the apparatus. In other words the skill takes off from one or both feet and lands on the other foot or both feet. Most commonlyÂ used to refer to an aerial cartwheel or aerial (front) walkover which can be done on both balance […]