Snapping down/up out of a back handspring

As a few of you might know, I like to post on the fierce board. fierceboard.com is a online community for cheerleaders, coaches, parents, and fans. Some athletes regularly ask questions related to tumbling skills. Using my years of experience, I try to answer some of their questions in a way that will thoroughly help them understand the skills they are trying to master. The following was an example of one of the questions I answered.

@One and Dunn asks:

The “snap down” is the second half of a back handspring. A powerful and aggressive “snap down” will allow the athlete to add additional tumbling skills to their pass such as another back handspring, or a tuck. I’m sure none of this is new to you, but I wanted to clarify for any novice tumblers or coaches reading this.
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