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    Shaktimuro

    6 years ago

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    tuck - (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition.
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    Yozshujinn

    6 years ago

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    Read about The Tuck Position from Ian Thomas's Add Water and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.
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    Kajikasa

    6 years ago

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    tuck. 1. the part of a vessel where the after ends of the planking or plating meet at the sternpost. 2. a position of the body in certain dives in which the legs are bent with the knees drawn up against the chest and tightly clasped. Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers
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    Voodookus

    6 years ago

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    Sep 01,  · The tuck position resembles a ball with the knees bent and the legs pulled as close to the body as possible. Each hand should grasp the leg on the shin, midway between the knee and the ankle. The toes should be pointed and the legs kept together as the diver goes off the board.
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    Tasida

    6 years ago

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    Sep 11,  · Tuck position is, needless to say, important to all divers. Not only is it important from the obvious standpoint of learning the harder optional dives, but a diver cannot learn to properly kick out of dive in tuck if their tuck is, shall we say, sloppy.
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    Tezragore

    6 years ago

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    The chin-tuck position decreases the space between the base of the tongue and the posterior pharyngeal wall, creating increased pharyngeal pressure to .
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    Kira

    6 years ago

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    Justin Lee Tuck (born March 29, ) is a former American football defensive end. He played college football at Notre Dame, and was drafted by the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL) in the third round of the NFL Draft, winning two Super Bowl titles with the team, both against the New England Patriots.
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    Yogul

    6 years ago

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    In the tuck position, both hips and knees are flexed and the body resembles a ball. The most complicated dives may be done in free (any) position, a loose but graceful combination of the others.