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Double Turn (Floor Exercise)


Floor exercise

Skill type

Known as
Double turn
Double spin

I have long failed to understand the reason anyone would perform a double turn in her floor routine. And yet they do.

It is valued at just B, and of all the B skills that could be used in a routine, it is among the riskiest because of the relative likelihood of falling out of it and incurring a significant deduction (or slightly shuffling and incurring a minor deduction) on a nothing element.

Now, we will occasionally see it as the second skill in a turning combination—for which it will receive bonus—but even then it seems a single L turn would be safer.


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