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Of or pertaining to any organized, competitive, entertaining, and skillful activity or game requiring commitment, strategy, and fair play, in which a winner can be defined by objective means within a specified set of rules.

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Sports; Synchronized swimming

A position in which one leg is extended perpendicular to the surface with the other leg drawn to the chest and parallel to the surface and the swimmers face at the surface.


Sports; Synchronized swimming

This is where between two and eight swimmers are connected in a line, horizontally, and they are performing on the surface of the water.

flutter kick

Sports; Synchronized swimming

When the swimmer is at the same time kicking their legs side by side, this enables them to move either backward or forward in the water.

deck work

Sports; Synchronized swimming

Swimmers perform on the deck before they enter the water. When the music starts swimmers try and set the mood for the routine they will be doing in the water. However, only ten ...

degree of difficulty

Sports; Synchronized swimming

This is a scoring methodology that gives weighting to particular positions and movements and these are used in judging technical merit of a routine.

descending spin

Sports; Synchronized swimming

This spin of either 180 or 360 degrees that starts in a vertical position and is finished when the swimmers heels reach the surface of the water.

dolphin bent knee

Sports; Synchronized swimming

The swimmer starts on their back moves into a bent knee position and then keeping this position swims in a circle under water.