Double base cupie

 

 

 

 

Start with an Elevator

 

Flier-Stay as tight as possible. Lifting up with your shoulders, hollowing out, and squeezing your abs and backside will do this.  With your hands at your side hold your position as the bases extend and bring your feet. When you hit the top, hold your head up and finish with a Hi-V.

TIP: If one base is weaker than the other and timing is off, make sure you just stay tight.  DO NOT try to compensate by bending either one of your legs OR the base that is holding your straight leg foot will get all of the weight.

 

Back spot- Place your hands on the corresponding ankles of the flier.  On count squeeze and lift up on the ankles for the finish.

TIP: If you cannot reach the fliers ankles at extension, try to grab the bases’ wrists.

 

Base(s) - On count dip with your legs and watch one another for timing issues. As you both come up, press the flier with your arms above your head and place the flier's feet together.  Make sure that you control the stunt and never just throw her up.  When stable, place your back arm under the foot with you index finger on the heel.  Now release the arm closest to the crowd, place it on your hip, and turn your body towards the crowd.  Squeeze on the flier’s foot at all times.

TIP: If the other base is struggling, make sure you wait for him/her to catch up to you OR the stunt will fall if they do not have the strength to finish.