Salto: An areal skill involving head over heels rotation (same as "flip").
Scorpion: A one-legged flair which begins in a liberty and where the toe of the bent leg is pulled and brought up to almost behind the head.
Shoot-Through: A legal vault that begins at or below shoulder level where the hands of the flyer are used when going over the top of the bases. This flair ends below shoulder level.
Show-n-Go: A lifting of the flyer from below elevator level to a brief extended position or to a position in which the flyer's feet are above the bases' head, then returning instantly to a position that is below elevator level. The entrance and exit are part of the stunt.
Side Splits: Begins in a squat position with hands placed on the cheering surface. Legs are extended parallel to the judges. Hands during split must be removed from the cheering surface. Splits are completed by returning to the squat position.
Splits: Legs are in an extended forward and backward position from the torso or on each side of the torso.
Sponge: The flyer is lowered form shoulder level or above to a crouched position in the hands of her bases.
Spotter: A person who is in direct contact with the performing surface and may help control the building of, or dismounting from, a stunt. This person(s) shall not provide the primary support; meaning the stunt or pyramid would remain stable without the spotter(s) when the stunt is in a static position.
Spread Eagle Jump: At the peak of the jump the body is in a straight torso position. Arms are extended in a high V position and legs are extended with an inverted V position. Body should show an "X-like" position. Competitors must face judges in Round 2.
Squat: To sit in a crouching position with knees bent and buttocks on or near the heels.
Standing Back Tuck: The skill begins in a standing position, arm position optional. The cheerer performs an uplift, tuck and inverted rotation of the body clear of the cheering surface before landing in a standing position. Arm position at the end of the skill is optional The skill is performed parallel to the cheer judges in Round 2.
Step Down: The flyer must step down with both feet, first one, followed by the other.
Straddle: Legs are bent at the hips with knees straight. Each leg is extended 45 degrees sideward from the front of the torso.
Straddle Lift: A stunt where the flyer is lifted with each leg at a 45 degree angle from the front of the torso. Legs of the flyer are bent at the hips with knees straight. This stunt may be doubled or triple based.
Stunt: A person is supported by one or more persons. It requires a base(s) and flyer(s).
Suspended Roll: The flyer rotate hips over head while both hands are in continuous hand to hand/arm contact with the bases.
Suspended Splits: The flyer is in a split position suspended between two bases at shoulder level.
Swedish Lift: The flyer is in a face down horizontal extended position. The flyer's hand are on the shoulder of one base. The leg flair is included by definition as part of the stunt.
Sweep: The bases push their arms forward to release the flyer into a cradle catch.
Swinging Stunt: The flyer is held by the hands and feet and is suspended between bases.
Switch Splits: Begins in a squat position with hands placed on the cheering surface. First split is completed when position is reached and hands/fists are removed from the cheering surface. While in the first splits, hips are switched so that the lead leg is opposite from the original split. The splits must be performed parallel to the judges in Round 2. The hands must be removed from the cheering surface when in the first and second split position. The skill ends in a squat position with hands on the cheering surface.