Frontflip

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A frontflip, also known as a front tuck or front somersault in gymnastics, is a movement where the body rotates in mid-air by utilizing your forward momentum and sometimes incorporating a tuck. The frontflip can be performed from standing or with a run-up, the latter of which is easier as the added momentum can be used to gain height through blocking.

Common variations include adding a twist (normally 180 or 540) or performing a double, which is frequently seen in gymnastics.

Common Variations

  • Webster
  • Double frontflip
    Two consecutive full rotations whilst in the air. It has been landed cleanly from height onto sand[1], and has been attempted from height onto grass[2]. It has not yet been landed on flat outside of a gym, although attempts have been made[3].

External links

Notes

  1. "YouTube - 3RUN Family Jam 08 (Official)". Youtube.com
  2. "YouTube - Double front to ass vid". Youtube.com
  3. "YouTube - Double Front Flip to Sand". Youtube.com