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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#2 Jason on 08.07.14 at 5:46 am

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.

#3 Reed on 08.10.14 at 9:02 pm

I agree with Jason. This is a stupid way a determining a layout.

#4 Reed on 08.10.14 at 9:03 pm


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