crediting double layout

Nellie KIM, President of the Women’s Technical Committee on THE WOMEN’S ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS NEWSLETTER – N° 35 – August 2014 (PDF)

Element Recognition

• Double salto bwd stretched: If gymnast grabs the thighs to assist with the performance of the second salto then it will be considered double salto bwd pike.

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coach Rick

Career gymnastics coach from Calgary, Canada.

4 thoughts on “crediting double layout”

  1. That’s the bloody stupidest way of determining a layout. You can grab you legs while completely straight or arched and it would be ridiculous to call that a pike. They should just stick with hip angle, ie >45=layout, <=45=pike. I hope it is staying that way for the men.

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