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English translation: hanging position

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11:32 Aug 7, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Sports / Fitness / Recreation / Gymnastics
German term or phrase: Langhang
I am translating the agenda of a meeting about gymnastics. The following is listed as the title of a presentation so this is the only context I have. Basically, I think the "Langhang" is when the gymnast hangs from the horizontal or asymmetric bar, as if standing with arms outstretched. I cannot find the correct English term....

Differenzierung der Schwünge im Langhang am Stufenbarren und Reck
Rachel Blythe
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:09
English translation:hanging position
Explanation:
See this useful German site for an illustration of "Langhang"
http://www.skg-rossdorf.de/tul/tu/material/daten/turnen/anim...
(Click on "Aufschwung aus dem Langhang")

hanging position:

On horizontal bar and rings a gymnast may be assisted to a hanging position by a coach or by another gymnast.
gymnastics.org.au/gymsports/mag/pdf/2B%20Candidate%20Workbook.PDF

... trail foot down taping it the way a gymnast would do on the horizontal bar . ... with this version is that the body starts in a still hanging position . ...
www.polevaultpower.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1109&sid=a1669...

He lifted his feet until they touched the rings in his grip. He let his body fall back into the hanging position.
http://www.edhelper.com/ReadingComprehension_33_92.html


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Note added at 27 mins (2006-08-07 11:59:31 GMT)
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... but the more common term seems to be the "hang", quite simply.

see here:

From a hang on HB, facing LB - swing forward, salto backward stretched and flight with 1/1 ...
www.usa-gymnastics.org/gymnastics/glossary.htm

The strength skill is a tucked pull over from a hang on a horizontal bar. The similarities in this maneuver are very close to the back flip. ...
experts.about.com/q/Gymnastics-2245/20-year-old-learning-1.htm

which the gymnast swings himself from a hang to a support above the bar); ...
www.britannica.com/ebc/article-9041056
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Nesrin
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:09
Grading comment
Thanks for the comprehensive answer. I put "hang" in the end.
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hanging position


Explanation:
See this useful German site for an illustration of "Langhang"
http://www.skg-rossdorf.de/tul/tu/material/daten/turnen/anim...
(Click on "Aufschwung aus dem Langhang")

hanging position:

On horizontal bar and rings a gymnast may be assisted to a hanging position by a coach or by another gymnast.
gymnastics.org.au/gymsports/mag/pdf/2B%20Candidate%20Workbook.PDF

... trail foot down taping it the way a gymnast would do on the horizontal bar . ... with this version is that the body starts in a still hanging position . ...
www.polevaultpower.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1109&sid=a1669...

He lifted his feet until they touched the rings in his grip. He let his body fall back into the hanging position.
http://www.edhelper.com/ReadingComprehension_33_92.html


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Note added at 27 mins (2006-08-07 11:59:31 GMT)
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... but the more common term seems to be the "hang", quite simply.

see here:

From a hang on HB, facing LB - swing forward, salto backward stretched and flight with 1/1 ...
www.usa-gymnastics.org/gymnastics/glossary.htm

The strength skill is a tucked pull over from a hang on a horizontal bar. The similarities in this maneuver are very close to the back flip. ...
experts.about.com/q/Gymnastics-2245/20-year-old-learning-1.htm

which the gymnast swings himself from a hang to a support above the bar); ...
www.britannica.com/ebc/article-9041056

Nesrin
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:09
Native speaker of: Arabic
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thanks for the comprehensive answer. I put "hang" in the end.
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks for the comprehensive answer.

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