Tag Archives: Floor Skill

Definition: Humphrey

Humphrey: A floor skill named after U.S. gymnast Terin Humphrey. She first performed it in international competition in 2004. It consists of switch split leap forward with a ¼ turn to side split leap or straddle pike position. It has been rated by the FIG as a D level skill and its FIG number is […]

Definition: Healy

Healy: A common maneuver on the parallel bars and now on uneven bars, high bar, beam and floor where a gymnast starts in a handstand and then falls forward, lifts one arm and executing a full-turn. On the P-bars, a gymnast re-catches the bar in a support position and usually continues swinging to a handstand. […]

Definition: Garrison

Garrison: A floor exercise skill named after U. S. gymnast Kelly Garrison.  It consists of a cat leap forward with bent legs and 1 ½ turn.  It has been rated by the FIG as C level skill and its FIG number is 1.314. Garrison: A balance beam skill named after U. S. gymnast Kelly Garrison.  […]

Definition: Aerial

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 commonly used to refer to an aerial cartwheel or aerial (front) walkover which can be done on both balance […]