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Geoffrey Taucer

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Ok, so I started doing Thomas fulls on floor a week or two ago; that is, a back one-and-three with two and a half twists. For awhile, I thought I was the first to pull it off, since it's not in FIG, but I later learned that it used to be in FIG, but has been banned.

Does anybody know of a list of banned skills, or anything like that I could use to look this skill up and learn it's proper name? Or does anybody already know it's proper name?

EDIT: To clarify: no, I don't intend to ever teach this skill to any of my kids. But I'll probably keep working on it myself, just for the heck of it.
 

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Here's some videos of banned skills (can't find a list right now):

[youtube]QUBJ5R2QBVY[/youtube]

Here's a trick like yours.
[youtube]KqhfBYdETRk[/youtube]
 

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Yeah, I've seen both of those.

What I really want to know is what a Thomas full was called when it was legal.
 

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Wow !!:eek: The second video was disturbing:shudder: I saw all the banned skills in the first video except for the last one on the EB routine I guess I didn't catch it:confused:
 

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The funny thing is that when you do it right, a rollout landing is much smoother, much easier, and even hurts less than landing on your feet. I honestly prefer landing in a roll to landing on my feet.

But it is, admittedly, much more dangerous if you screw up.
 
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OUCH! Poor girl! I had something similar happen to me back in high school. I used to love gymnastics class... until some girl who was supposed to be spotting me was too busy flirting with the coach... and let me land on my head/neck. I laid there for several minutes as my body tingled and he yelled at me to get up because I was wasting everyone's time. I refused to go back into that class and received an F for the semester. My only failing grade EVER in school. Needless to say, I never got into competition and it makes me nervous watching my niece... but at least I know her coaches and gym-mates are watching her and if she's doing anything dangerous they're there spotting the first few times until she gets the hang of it.
 

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Wow, that really sucks. Sounds like an incompetent coach allowed one bad experience to ruin the sport for you.
 
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