Double Twisting Kasamatsu – The official FIG definition for the vault is it is a Kasamatsu straight with 2/1 twists and named by the FIG as the Lopez. The vault is a 1/4-1/4 entry vault into a somersault with an additional 2 twists done in a layout position (looks very much like a triple twist). […]
As strange as it may seem, free runners have discovered a new vault for gymnastics, that is not currently being done by any gymnast, but is in this video.
For many gymnasts, coaches and gyms, double somersaults are a line in the sand, that many are unable to cross. Much of the problem is mental.
The most difficult rated vault being done, as of July 2011, is the front handspring, front layout vault with 3 twists, done by South Koreas’s Hak Seon Yang
Somersault/Salto: An acrobatic movement where the body makes a complete aerial turn (360 degrees) in the transversal axis. Can be done forward, backward and sideward. It is performed as mount, dismount or during a routine. Also called a flip or a somie.
Sequence: Two or more skills which are performed together creating a different combination skill.