Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Recreation/Tumbling & Balancing - Advanced

Tumbling & Balancing - Advanced
General Conference
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Year of Introduction: 1976

(Instructor Required)

1. Have the Tumbling and Balancing honor.Edit

Instructions and tips for earning the Tumbling & Balancing honor can be found in the Recreation chapter.

2. Perform the following individual tumbling stunts with form and poiseEdit

a. KipEdit

b. One-handed Cartwheel (both ways)Edit

c. Front handspringEdit

d. Back handspringEdit

e. Round off (must execute step in the approach)Edit

3. Perform any four of the following individual tumbling stunts with form and poise.Edit

a. Front somersault (sometimes called air spring or front flip)Edit

b. HeadspringEdit

c. One-handed handspringEdit

d. Aerial cartwheelEdit

An aerial cartwheel is a cartwheel without the hands. When you do it, you will need to jump higher because gravity will take you into the ground. Be sure to do this move with a spotter at first.

e. TinsicaEdit

A tinsica is a walkover where the hands and feet are placed in progression, i.e. hand, hand, foot, foot. Starts out as a cartwheel and then the body is twisted to end as a front walk-over.

f. Front walkoverEdit

Like a very slow front handspring. Hands down, feet over, stand up.

g. Back walkoverEdit

h. Aerial walkoverEdit

i. BaroniEdit

j. NeckspringEdit

This is a very dangerous move, done on a vault. It was banned by the National Gymnastics Association when so many girls hurt or paralyzed themselves on this move.

k. ButterflyEdit

4. Perform any three of the following balances with form and poiseEdit

a. Press to handstand from headstand or frogstand.Edit

b. One-handed handstand; alternate for girls: back walkover to headstandEdit

c. PirouetteEdit

d. Straight-armed planche (two arm); alternate for girls: control straddle down from handstand.Edit

e. Bent arm planche (one arm); alternate for girls: three-second handstand and controlled roll out.Edit

f. Yogi handstandEdit

g. Straight arm-straight leg press to handstand; alternate for girls: straight arm-straddle leg press to handstand.Edit

5. Perform any three of the following partner stunts and balances with form and poiseEdit

a. Toe pitch (back flip)Edit

b. Low arm to armEdit

Start out as a knee shoulder. The performer should be able to put her hands on the base's arms and be able to balance.

c. High arm to armEdit

d. Low hand to handEdit

The flier and base need to know how to do a two high with the base in a kneeling position. From there, the base will tell the flier ready and then the flier will need to push themselves into a handstand.

e. High hand to handEdit

Low hand to hand and high hand to hand are basically the same except that the base takes a standing position.

f. Front angel balance on handsEdit

The base will take the flier's waist, and the flier will put her hands on the base's shoulders. The base will lift the flier over his head, and the flier will tighten body and take her hands off.

6. Perform any one of the following combination stunts with form and poiseEdit

a. Round off/back handspring/backward somersaultEdit

b. Round off/two back handspringsEdit

c. Borani/back handspringEdit

d. Round off/backward somersault/back handspringEdit

e. Tinsica/front somersaultEdit

f. Backward somersault/back handspringEdit