Fun sequences of small jumps and turns

Discussion in 'Moves In The Field' started by Bunny_Hop, Apr 23, 2011.

  1. Bunny_Hop

    Bunny_Hop New Member

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    I'm just getting into three turns and some shaky waltz jumps, and now I can turn I've discovered the fun of doing little sequences of elements. My favourite is (CCW jumpers):

    Bunny hop/s (left leg) - lunge - LFO 3 - step onto RBO - step forward onto LFO - waltz jump

    I saw someone doing a lunge-LFO 3 turn combo and thought it would be hard, but the lunge seems to put my hip in a good position for turning and it is actually quite easy (not to mention lunging reduces some of the scary speed generated by the bunny hops :shuffle:).

    Also, I sometimes do backward swizzles alternating with backward two foot hops (be careful to land on toepicks!).

    Has anyone else discovered fun combos of elements?
     
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2011
  2. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

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    You generate speed in bunny hops? Mine barely go anywhere...I hate those.

    My favorite sequence is waltz jump, side toe tap, waltz jump, ballet jump
     
  3. skatemommy

    skatemommy Well-Known Member

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    Bunny hop, when you are doing the LFO 3 turn, are you staying down and going into a back lunge? That is a pretty combination and it shows strength getting up from the back lunge. I think turning while in a forward lunge is much easier to get into the back lunge; rather than from standing up position. I admire synchro teams that can do that!
     
  4. Bunny_Hop

    Bunny_Hop New Member

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    I can't turn while in the lunge (unfortunately, as it is very pretty as you say). You know how when you do a three-turn, you rotate your body first and go "down" (in the knee)? Basically instead of going down-up-down, because I'm already "down" from the lunge, I just prerotate my arms etc while rising from the lunge and then turn at the apex.