Toe-on Shaposhnikova 1/1 (Seitz)

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Event
Uneven Bars

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

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

Named for
Elisabeth Seitz (GER)

About
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 of the E cap for transition skills. This, coupled with the difficulty of maintaining swing or connecting another element as punishable by execution deductions, makes the skill almost entirely worthless to perform, as Elisabeth Seitz discovered. Still major bonus points to anyone doing it.

There are a couple schools of thought when it comes to naming Shaposh-style elements. Some prefer to use the namesake surnames to refer to each one, though I find that overuse of names gets confusing and makes the skills unnecessarily difficult to keep track of unless its a universal reference (Yurchenko, Shaposhnikova, Pak, Onodi).   Describing the particular version of the skill (toe-on, 1/2, etc.) is more explicit and inclusive of those who understand the terminology but may not keep track of all of the names.

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

Value
E

Currently performed by:
Loan His (FRA)

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