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Published on May 10th, 2011 | Posted by: dev

Step by Step: Stunt in Style – Plano West Kicks their Pyramid up a Notch

by Craig Callaway

photos by Curtis Callaway

This stunt sequence is legal for schools and it’s legal for USASF Level 3 and up.

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1. START
The group starts facing forward.

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2.  SPONGE
Every other top girl steps into a Sponge position. The other top girls stand in the bases’ hands at ground-level.

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3. INSIDE STRETCH
The two inside groups then dip and top girls hit their motions. On a designated count, the first, third and fifth groups go up into extension preps and the second and fourth groups perform inside Heel Stretches.

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4.  INSIDE ARABESQUE
The bases give a slight dip and the second and fourth top girls immediately rotate into an Arabesque.

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5.  POWER PRESS
The same bases dip and pop again, performing a Power Press down to chest-level.

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6.  TOSS
These groups then toss the top girls up into a continuous Swedish Fall.

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7.  CRADLE
The top girls cradle and the bases give an additional bounce to readjust their grips before catching the foot as top girls prepare for the next skill.

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8. HITCH
The bases pop the top girls back up into an inside hitch, with all groups finishing facing forward.


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