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Rules and Regulation

APPENDIX 1 FINA DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY - FORMULA AND COMPONENTS SPRINGBOARD

FINA DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY - FORMULA AND COMPONENTS SPRINGBOARD
Note: Degree of Difficulty (DD) is calculated by adding: A + B + C + D + E = DD

A. Somersaults

B. Flight Position For flying dives add fly position (E) to either (B) or (C) Position

Seven of the above components have negative values. Dashes indicate dives that currently are not possible.

C. Twists

(1) Dives with ½ somersault and twists can only be executed in positions A, B, or C,
(2) Dives with 1 or 1 ½ somersaults and twists can only be executed in position D,
(3) Dives with 2 or more somersaults and twists can only be executed in positions B or C

D. Approach

E. Unnatural Entry (does not apply to twisting dives)

A value indicates the diver does not see the water before the entry. The component is the same at all levels. (-) indicates the diver does see the water before the entry. The component is the same at all levels.

Examples