Toe-on Shaposhnikova 1/1 (Seitz)



Uneven Bars

Skill type
Transition (low bar-to-high bar)

Known as
Toe-on Shaposhnikova 1/1
Toe Shap 1/1

Named for
Elisabeth Seitz (GER)

Criminally undervalued by the code of points, the toe-on Shaposhnikova with full turn receives the same value as the 1/2-turning version because the WTC imposed an E cap for transition skills that no one has ever really sufficiently explained. This cap makes the skill nearly worthless to perform compared to the Shap 1/2, as Elisabeth Seitz discovered. Still major bonus points to anyone doing it.

Though we have seen a couple gymnasts do the skill and be OK with the E value instead of an F because they want to connect immediately down to the low bar through another transition. The Shap 1/2 doesn’t allow for that. But the gymnast who wants to do that is rare indeed.

To remember the differences among the names, refer to: Shaposhatchev Dictionary


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