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 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 […]
Arabian Double Front: An Arabian double front is an Arabian front (a 1/2 twist into front somersault) done with two front somersaults, instead of just one. It can be done in any of theÂ tumblingÂ positions, either tuck, pike, open or, even, in layout. It is currently a popular pass inÂ internationalÂ EliteÂ artisticÂ gymnastics, for both men and women. Â It […]
Arabian Front: A tumbling somersaulting skill, which usually begins from a back tumbling skill like a round-off or back handspring, and consists of a Â½ turn into front salto.Â Can be done in tuck, pike or layout and can also be stepped-out.Â Also now done from a stand on beam. Round-off flip-flop Tuck Arabian Front […]
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 […]