Recreation Honors

Tumbling & Balancing

Tumbling and balancing honor
(Instructor Required)
1.      List safety precautions each performer and spotter should follow.
2.      Describe the basic positions:
a.       Tuck
b.      Pike
c.       Lay-out
d.      Hyper-extension (arch)
e.       Squat
f.       Straddle
g.      Standing position (extension)
3.      Perform the following individual stunts with form and poise:
a.       Tuck forward roll from squat
b.      Pike forward roll from standing position
c.       Dive roll (length equal to one's height)
d.      Tuck backward roll from squat
e.       Backward roll from standing position
f.       Straddle legged backward roll from extension
g.      Swedish fall
h.      Frogstand (knee elbow stand)
i.        Headstand from frogstand
j.        Headstand
k.      Handstand
i.        One handed cartwheel
4.      Perform with form and poise any six of the following stunts with a partner:
a.       Chest stand
b.      Thigh stand
c.       Knee shoulder balance
d.      Front angel balance
e.       Shoulder stand
f.       High planche
g.      Low knee support
h.      Thigh balance
i.        Front angel straddling waist


Skill Level: 2