Wednesday, April 1, 2009

The ABC's of Diving (A-L)

  • A -- ATTITUDE -- Better have a good one or you will not be successful (in anything)

  • B -- BALANCE -- Such a critical part of every hurdle, takeoff and arm stand.
  • C -- CHEESEBOARD -- has 189 "cheese holes" in it -- yes, I counted them!

  • D -- DETERMINATION & DESIRE -- A diver must WANT to be great -- not going to happen by accident.
  • E -- ENTRY -- The last thing the judges see. Should be vertical and with little or no splash!

  • F -- FLEXIBILITY -- In order to do the BIG tricks these days (most are in pike position) -- a diver must be very flexible.

  • G -- GUTS -- Being a diver -- especially a tower diver -- requires these.

  • H -- HEIGHT -- With all dives, the higher you jump, the better.

  • I -- IMPRESS -- Your dives better do this to the judges if you want to be successful.

  • J -- JUDGES -- See letter "I" above.

  • K -- KICKOUT -- There is a proper way and sequence for this -- better learn the right way!

  • L -- LINEUP -- It does not matter how good the dive was, if you cannot line-up the entry, it will not score well from the judges.



"Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance"

1 comment:

Terrie said...

I am looking for a camera to use for TiVo. I have the system, have been using an ELMO which died and am looking for a camera to TiVo practices. Does anyone know what kind I can google, or what works for them?
Terrie in Hilton, NY