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Non-Locomotor Skills

Non-locomotor skills are stability skills where the movement requires little or no movement of one's base of support and does not result in change of position.
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Bending
Movement around a joint where two body parts meet.
Dodging
Sharp change of direction from original line of movement such as away from a person or object.
Stretching
Extending/hyper-extending joints to make body parts as straight or as long as possible.
Twisting
Rotating body/body parts around an axis with a stationary base.
Turning
Circular moving the body through space releasing the base of support.
Swinging
Circular/pendular movements of the body/body parts below an axis.
Swaying
Same as swinging but movement is above an axis.
Pushing
Applying force against an object or person to move it away from one's body or to move one's body away from the object or person.
Pulling
Executing force to cause objects/people to move toward one's body.