Kisitsineq

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Variations:

Saamik Left Hand 1 point for every 5 seconds
Talerpik Right Hand 1 point for every 5 seconds

*Note: At the 2014 competition in Qaqortoq the point value was changed to 1 point for every second.

Set Up

  1. Grip the rope with both hands touching, palms facing in.
  2. Place your chin directly over one hand.
  3. Let go with the other hand and place behind your back.

Helpful Hints

Judging

The timer starts once one hand is behind your back.

Time stops when:

Acceptable Habits:

Notes

This is one of only two moves that do not involve rotating around the ropes. The goal is to hang on as long as you can. Some competitors skip kisitsineq altogether because it is very tiring and also does not yield as many points as many of the other advanced maneuvers. Yet others can hand for longer than half a minute.