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Topic: Dive Numbers

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The First Number:

Tells you the direction of the dive.

1 = Forward

2 = Backward

3 = Reverse

4 = Inward

5 = Twister

6 = Armstand

The Second Number: This is kind of a placeholder for dives that don't include a twist. When dives include a twist, the second number will tell you the dive direction (front twist in this case).

The Third Number: Tells you how many half flips are in the dive.

0 = none (jump to feet)

1 = half (dive to the head)

2 = single flip

3 = 1 1/2 flips

4 = Double


5 = 2 1/2 flips

6 = triple

7 = 3 1/2 flips

8 = Quadruple

9 = 4 1/2 flips

The Letter at the end: Tells you the position of the dive.


A = Straight

B = Pike

C = Tuck

D = Free (only for twisters)

Skill Dives:

100B = Front Jump Pike

200A = Back Jump Straight

001D = Front Lineup Free

002C = Back LIneup Tuck

Common Dives:

101A = Front Dive Straight

201B = Back Dive Pike

301C = Reverse Dive Tuck

401B = Inward Dive Pike

102B = Front Flip Pike

202C = Back Flip Tuck

302B = Reverse Flip Pike

401C = Inward Dive Tuck

203C = Back 1 1/2 Tuck

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