Definition: Assemblé

Assemblé: To assemble, a jump from one foot landing on two feet.  A common ballet and gymnastics movement where the legs are brought together in the air. It begins with a step and ends on both feet. The gymnast lifts one leg up and springs off the other  On landing, both feet have closed together. An assemblé is usually a preparatory movement to another skill, usually a jump.  An assemblé can travel in the direction in which the leg was raised and can be performed while turning or with a beat in the air.

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