Circumduction: The act of moving the body, with or without apparatus, in a full circle with forward and backward flexion of the trunk and one hand leading the other to make a small circle in front of the body or a large circle around the body and overhead.
Chest Stand: A front prone arched balance pose in which the performer’s chest is resting on the floor for support and the legs are up in the air over the head stretching forward.
Cartwheel: A gymnastics movement where the gymnast moves sideways (in the motion the wheel of a cart would follow) in a straight line alternately placing the hands and feet on the ground and finishing with the body coming up to a lunge landing position.Â The name cartwheel is so named because when a gymnast performs […]
Back: A backward somersault. Also called back salto, back flip, back tuck, back pike, back layout. See Back Somersault.
Back Somersault: One of the number of terms for a back salto move that begins usually taking off two feet, rotates then lands again on the feet.Â Also called Back Flip, Back Salto, Back Tuck, Back Pike, Back Layout.
Back Flip: One of a number of terms for a back somersault move that begins usually taking off two feet, rotates then lands again on the feet.Â Also called Back Somersault, Back Salto, Back Tuck, Back Pike, Back Layout.