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Shirai 3 Recognized by FIG

Post Views 634 In an article I wrote back in December (click here for article), I stated that Kenzo Shirai was going to submit a new skill to the FIG for review in order to receive a difficulty rating. The FIG has reviewed the skill, a triple twisting double layout, and has awarded it an “H” difficulty Read More

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8 New Skills Added to Men’s Code

Post Views 973 The FIG has announced that 8 new skills have been added to the Men’s Code of Points. The first step in the process of adding a new skill to the Code of Points is for the athlete to submit the skill to the FIG Men’s Technical Committee for review.  The Technical Committee will Read More

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Shirai 3

Post Views 881 Kenzo Shirai, the reigning World floor exercise champion, from Japan has submitted a new skill to the FIG called the “Shirai 3”.  Kenzo recently competed the skill at the Toyota International gymnastics meet. The “Shirai 3” is a double layout with a triple twist.  This new skill is a variation of the Read More