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AUTRC - Trampolining terms
Category: Sport and Leisure > Trampolining
Date & country: 28/03/2011, UK
Words: 115


Synch, synchronisation
How well the pair of synchro competitors are in time with each other, judged by the difference in height of the landing.

Synchro
Two people jumping on separate trampolines in time with each other

Tariff
Numerical score given to a move/routine based on the amount of rotation, twist, shape, etc.

The Zone
A psychological condition where a competitor, shortly before and during a competition, can block out all external disturbances to maximise concentration on the performance

Throwing
1. "Having a go" at a move, without practising and mastering all the progressions. Usually unsafe and leads to bad technique.

Tilt Twist
A method of mid-air twist where the body's symmetry is changed during somersault (lateral) rotation, causing a difference in moments between the left and right sides, which results in a twist around the longitudinal (twisting) axis.

Travel
Movement along the trampoline bed in the same direction as the rotation, ie. travelling backwards in a back somersault

Trial judging
Judging done by the panel, guided by the superior judge, before a competition starts (usually during competitors warm-up), to set a consistent benchmark of judging

Trick
Alternative, slang, name for 'move'

Triffus, triff
Any triple somersault with twist

Tuck
Body position with legs bent at the knees and hips. For competition, both angles must be 135

Turntable
From front landing, full twist around the dorso-ventral axis to land on front. Also half-turntable, where rotation is 180

Twister
Generic term for a twisting single somersault, eg. full, rudi, double full, randy, etc.

Vol
Voluntary routine in competition (the performer's choice of moves, and is awarded tariff score).

Wrap
Drawing the arms in near the body to speed up the twist