16 Qajaasaarneq

tigusilluni makinneq

 (KHY-YAH-SAR-NUCK)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Variations:

Saamik Siumut Left, Forwards 5 points
Saamik Tunumut Left, Backwards 5 points
Talerpik Siumut Right, Forwards 5 points
Talerpik Tunumut Right, Backwards 5 points

 

Set Up
1. Stand in between the ropes facing an anchor.
2. Grip the ropes at your hips.
3. Support your body weight on your hands and bring your legs up between the ropes. Next, wrap them out over the ropes. (This can also be done one leg at a time.)
4. Cross your ankles and pinch your knees.
5. Grip the rope just in front of your knees with one hand, thumb out.
6. Grip the rope behind you as close to your back/butt as possible, thumb out.
7. Drop your butt low in the ropes.

Directions – Forward
1. Pinch your knees together throughout this move.
2. Extend your upper body out over the side to begin the rotation.
3. Once upside down, pause, let go with your front hand, pick up the object from the ground, and place it in your mouth.
*Keep your knees pinched.
4. Re-grip as far up on the rope as you can reach.
5. Rotate your hips to begin righting the ropes.
6. Pull on the ropes with both hands and tuck close to the ropes as you finish the rotation.
7. Slide your head over your knee to finish the move back in the starting position.

Directions – Backward
1. Pinch your knees together throughout this move.
2. Lean back and arch to begin the rotation.
3. Once upside down, pause, let go with your front hand, pick up the object from the ground, and place it in your mouth.
*Keep your knees pinched.
4. Rotate your hips to begin righting the ropes.
5. Pull on the ropes with both hands and tuck close to the ropes as you finish the rotation.
6. Slide your head over your knee to finish the move back in the starting position.