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TABLE OF··PENALTIES - LEVEL 5 BALANCE BEAM l

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Time Limit: 1:10

ELEMENT

1. MOUNT: JUMP TO FRONT SUPPORT, STAG SIT (0.20)

FAULT

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DEDUCTION

Failure to extend body in front support

..! L-r Lack of continuity into and out of stag sit

Up to 0.10 Each Up to 0.10

2. BACKWARD SWING TURN (OAO)

Failure to swing leg above horizontal on forward swing Failure to finish turn with leg at horizontal or above

Up to 0.20 Up to 0.20

4. CROSS HANDSTAN D (0.80)

Failure to attain vertical Failure to close legs in handstand attempt Failure to hold one second Incorrect hand placement Failure to keep head in alignment

Up Up Up Up Up

6. 180° TURN ON ONE FOOT IN FORWARD COUPE (0.60)

Fail ure to lower heel at completion of turn Failure to pause in control on support leg at completion of turn

0.05 UptoO.10

7. ARABESQU E (>45°) -

Fa ilure to lift free leg above 45° in arabesque Failure to hold arabesque one second Failure to lift free leg above horizontal in scale Failure to hold scale two seconds Failure to maintain arabesque position while tilting into and out of scale Failure to maintain squared hips in arabesque

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SCALE (above horizontal) ARABESQUE (>45°)

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(0.60)

8. STRAIGHT LEG LEAP (90°) (0.60)

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9. 180° SQUAT TURN (0.20)

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10.CARTWHEEL 1/4 TURN INWARD (0 .80)

(90°)

Up to 0.20

Incorrect hand placement (simultaneous) Failure to keep head in alignment Failure to pass through vertical

UptoO.10 Up to 0.10 Up to 0.30

See general penalties

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14.CARTWHEEL TO SIDE HANDSTAND , 1/4 (90°) TURN DISMOUNT • ~ (0.80)

Each Up to 0.10 Each Up to 0.10

Insufficient squat position

13.TWO STRAIGHT JUMPS (O AO EACH) SPLIT JUMP (90°)

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0.20 0.20 0.20 0.20

Up to 0.20 Up to 0.20

Lack of sharpness in pivot turn

(0.60)

Each Up to Each Up to Up to Up to

0.30 0.20 0.20 0.10 0.10

Use of stag-split technique Uneven leg separation Failure to mainta in arms in opposition with shoulders pressed down throughout leap Failure to maintai n vertical torso in the leap/landing

11. 180° PIVOT TURNS (L & R) (0.20 EACH)

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UptoO.10 Up to 0.20

Each Up to 0.10

Uneven leg separation in split jump Failure to land on both feet simultaneously Failure to land split jump with legs/feet closed

Up to 0.20 Each Up to 0.20 Up to 0.20

Incorrect hand placement (simultaneous) Failure to attain vertical Failure to hold two seconds 1/4 (90°) turn incomplete or overturned

Up Up Up Up

to to to to

0.10 0.30 0.20 0.20

Failure to complete dismount (these deductions do not include body position faults) When the gymnast attempts, but fails to complete the dismount, apply the specific deductions as listed for those phases not performed . EXAMPLE: Attempts dismount, does not attain vertical, then falls : Take 0.30 (lack of vertical) + 0.20 (lack of hold) =0.70 for incomplete element + 0.50 (Fall) for a total of 1.20

+ 0.20 (incomplete 90° turn)

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