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OFFICIAL TECHNICAL BULLETIN Old Deductions Refer to Those from World Games 1974 Deductions are same for Elite & International Competition J. Fie Jan. 12, 1976 The following rule changes from the FIG Code of Points will apply to 1975-79 Certification Examination for Judges of Women's Gymnastics. They are released by Shirley Bryan, Women's Gymnastics Certification Committee, and Jackie Fie, USG F Women's Technical Committee: Landing penalties: Landing penalties for all events both National Compulsory and Optional Routines

Falling onto or from apparatus Support with one or both hands on floor Fall on pelvis Touching floor with one or both hands Falling against apparatus after landing Fall to the knee Steps or jumps

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.1

Distribution of Optional Exercises Composition A. Value of elements (Difficulties) Superior elements 3 required each worth 0.6 (1.0 bLD) Medium elements 4 required each value 0.3 (0.5 OLD) Total

10.00

1.80

3.00

1.20

2.00

3.00

5.00

B.

Originality and value of connections

1.5

C.

Value of General Composition

0.5

Total Composition

OLD 1.0 Bars .5 Beam 1.0 1.0 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.2-0.3

Same

5.00

Execution Execution (1.5 OLD) and amplitude (0.5 OLD) 4.0 of movement B. General Impression 1.0

A.

Height of Vaulting Horse Elite Applies to USGF Age Group, Program Jr. Division

2.0 Same

5.0

3.0

1.20 m

')LO 1.10

1.101.20 m 1.20 m 1.101.20 m

Sr. Division Children's Division

Value of following vaults OLD 9.0 USA 8.5 Layout stfaddle and stoop Layout squat USA 8.0 8.5 FIG 9.7 Cartwheel 9.0 FIG 9.7 Handspring 9.2 Yamashita FIG 9.7 9.4 FIG 9.4 Cartwheel with 1/4 turn 10.0 Handstand pivot cartwheel eliminated With the exception of the hecht vault, all other vaults must have a minimum of 1/2 twist to be classified as a 10.00 pt. vault. Hecht value = 10.00

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USGF News - March 1976  

USGF News - March 1976