|Short Form Jump Base Value
1T Toe Loop .4
1S Salchow .5
1Lo Loop .5
1F Flip .5
1Lz Lutz .6
1A Axel .8
2T Double Toe Loop 1.3
2S Double Salchow 1.3
2Lo Double Loop 1.5
2F Double Flip 1.7
2Lz Double Lutz 1.9
2A Double Axel 3.5
3T TripleToe Loop 4.0
3S Triple Salchow 4.5
3Lo Triple Loop 5.0
3F Triple Flip 5.5
3Lz Triple Lutz 6.0
3A Triple Axel 8.2
(...and so on). The complete Scale of Values with Grades of Execution values included can be found in ISU Communication 1494. The following clarifications and more can be found in the ISU Technical Panel Handbook- Singles Skating.
The symbol: “<” following any jump indicates the jump was under rotated.
Same jump with different number of rotations is a different jump
For example, a 1Lo (single loop) and 2Lo (double loop) are considered to be two different jumps for the purpose of counting jumps in a Well Balanced Programme.
An under-rotated jump is still a different jump
For example, a 1Lo (single loop) and 2Lo< (under rotated double loop) have the same base point value (.5) but are considered to be two different jumps for the purpose of counting jumps in a Well Balanced Programme.
Not Listed jumps
Jumps that are not listed in the Scale of Values (SOV) (e.g. Walley, Split Jump, Half Loop etc.) will not count as a jump element, but might be used as a special entrance to jumps and will be considered in the mark for Transitions. A Toe-Walley will be called and counts as a Toe Loop.
Landing on the other foot
All jumps may be landed on either foot. The call goes for the jump, independent of the landing foot. Judges will evaluate the quality in their GOE.
A jump combination may consist of the same or another single, double, triple or quadruple jump. In a jump combination the landing foot of the first jump is the take off foot of the second. The element remains a jump combination (with an error) even when there are two (2) three turns in between jumps with a slight touch down (without weight transfer).
How Jump Combinations are written
(name of first jump) + (name of second jump) + C
Example: 1A + 1T + C
A jump sequence may consist of any number of jumps of any number of revolutions that may be linked by non-listed jumps and/or hops immediately following each other while maintaining the jump rhythm (knee); there can be no turns/steps*, crossovers or stroking during the sequence.
* Turns: three turns, twizzles, brackets, loops, counters, rockers.
* Steps: running steps, toe steps, chasses, mohawks, choctaws, curves with change of edge, cross-
How Jump Sequences are written
(name of first jump) + (name of second jump) + S
Example: Double Loop, ½ Loop, Single Salchow ..........2Lo + 1S + S
(note the connecting jump is not written.)
Calling Jump Sequences
From the moment the jump sequence does not fulfill the above requirements, the remainder of the jump sequence will be ignored and the element will be called, ‘name of the first jump(s) + sequence’
Example: Double Flip, Falling Leaf, mohawk, Double Salchow would be called: 2F+S
Scoring Jump sequences
A jump sequence can have any number of jumps in it but only the two highest point value jumps will be scored. Example: Double Lutz (1.9), Mazurka, Axel (.8), ½ Loop, Double Salchow (1.3)
would be written: 2Lz + 1A + 2S + S but the score would include only points for
the 2Lz and the 2S.
Axel Type Jumps in Sequences
If an axel type jump immediately follows any other jump (without any steps, turns, hops, mazurkas and unlisted jumps), it is considered as a jump sequence and will be identified as one jump element.
2F + 1A + S
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