Step 5

Top: As your partner dips for the cradle keep your body tight. Once you feel the base release your foot, ride the cradle straight up by lifting your arms and squeezing your legs together. Catch around base’s shoulders to complete the cradle.

Base: Dip with your legs and extend both arms, releasing the foot at the top for the cradle. Keep your arms extended as you turn to face the spotter. Make contact with the top girl at the highest point, bending your knees to absorb the catch.