handspring definition

  • noun:
    • A gymnastic feat where the body is flipped entirely ahead or backward from an upright position, landing initially in the fingers and on feet.
    • A somersault made with the help of the fingers put upon the bottom.
    • A somersault created using the help of the hands placed upon the bottom.
    • a type of somersault when the performer aids his body upon the palms of his fingers while their legs are raised floating around.
    • an acrobatic feat in which people goes from a standing position to a handstand and back again

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