Bringing the arms in close to the body to aid speed of rotation during twisting skills
The name of the second routine. The routine performed can be determined by the performer/coach
Rotation around the body’s twist axis, the imaginary line from head to toe passing through the centre of mass
A move starting on the stomach, a complete Side Somersault, landing again on the stomach. Can also be performed as half a turntable for beginners.
A position where the knees are bent and drawn into the chest, with the upper body folded at the waist at angle of greater than 45° from the upper legs. Tucked Jump Move showing the “Tuck” shape alone, ie. no rotation or twist.
Any triple Somersault combined with a component of twist.
A foam filled mat that a Coach might use to reduce the rebound of a trampolinist when developing a new move. It is not a substitute for proper coaching of technique. Better name is “Push-In Mat”, often known as “Crash Mat”.
¾ Front Somersault, starting from feet. Also known as ‘Forward Turnover’. A specific variant in the straight position is termed a “Crash Dive.
Complex mechanical phenomenon whereby aerial twist rotation, obtained by ‘borrowing’ somersault rotation in straight twisting somersaults, translates into an amount of “Tilt”. Easily visible viewed from the short end of the trampoline. Caused by “Gyroscopic Precession”.
A rating that measures the difficulty of specific moves and is factored into the total score after judges have scored the execution of the moves; also known as ‘Degree of Difficulty [DD]’.