Turn: A gymnastics and ballet movement where the rotation occurs upright on the body’s axis on one or both feet. A minimum of a full turn is often a requirement on floor exercise and beam. Quad Turn on Beam by Yui Fujii
Tour JetÃ©: A ballet and gymnastics type of leap 1/2 twisting switch split action of the legs taking off one foot and landing on the other the other. It is, in essence, a jetÃ©, which is a leap from one foot to the other, made with a kicking movement of the leg, done with a […]
Switch Spit Side Leap: A leap beginning like a switch-split leap, but with a Â¼ twist in the air and a sideways landing.
Switch Leap: switch slit leap beginning with one leg in front, switching to other mid-flight.
Strug: A floor exercise skill named after U.S. gymnast Kerri Strug. It is done by performing a tour jete with additional Â½ turn and a landing on both feet. It has been rated by the F.I.G. as a C level difficulty skill and its F.I.G. number is 1.309.
Straddle: A body position in which the body faces forward and the legs are spread far apart to the side, ideally to a 180 degree split or more.