Quite a few muscles groups are required to perform the perfect somersault. The arms are needed to hold the body's weight; the abs stabilize the body and keep it from rolling to the side; the legs provide thrust as the body is lifted into the air and the gluteus maximus assists in the propulsion. Imagine then why this particular experience was fascinating to watch.
|She bends at the waist and extends her legs.|
|"Can you see me," she asks her teachers who is snapping the photograph.|
|She lifts her foot to propel herself forward but she loses the position necessary to push forward.|
|She returns to her original pose and her friend encourages her to lift her leg.|
|"I can't move, I'm stuck her," she giggles.|
|Her friends decide to give her a demonstration.|