FINA DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY / FORMULA AND COMPONENTS

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Degree of Difficulty (DD) is calculated by adding: A + B + C + D + E

A   Somersaults

 

0

1

1

2

2

3

3

4

1m and 5m

0.9

1.1

1.2

1.6

2.0

2.4

2.7

3.0

-

3m and 7 m

1.0

1.3

1.3

1.5

1.8

2.2

2.3

2.8

3.5

10 m

1.0

1.3

1.4

1.5

1.9

2.1

2.5

2.7

3.5


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

 

0 - 1 Somersault

1 - 2 Somersault

2 Somersault

3 - 3 Somersault

4

 

Fwd

Back

Rev

Inw

Arm

Fwd

Back

Rev

Inw

Arm

Fwd

Back

Rev

Inw

Arm

Fwd

Back

Rev

Inw

Arm

Fwd

C = Tuck

0.1

0.1

0.1

-0.3

0.1

0

0

0

0.1

0

0

0.1

0

0.2

0.1

0

0

0

0.3

0.1

0

B = Pike

0.2

0.2

0.2

-0.2

0.3

0.1

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.2

0.3

0.2

0.5

0

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.6

0.4

0.4

A = Straight

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.1

0.4

0.4

0.5

0.6

0.8

0.5

0.6

0.7

0.6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

D = Free

0.1

0.1

0.1

-0.1

0

0

-0.1

-0.1

0.2

0

0

-0.1

-0.2

0.4

0

0

0

0

-

-

-

E = Fly

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.4

-

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.5

-

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.7

-

0.4

-

-

-

-

-

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


C   Twists

 

Twist

- 1

Som.

Twist

1 - 2

Som.

Twist

2 Som.

Twist

3 - 3

Som.

1

Twist

1

Twists

2

Twists

2

Twists

3

Twists

3

Twists

4

Twists

4

Twists

Forward

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.6

0.8

1.0

1.2

1.4

1.6

1.8

2.0

Back

0.2

0.4

0

0

0.4

0.8

0.8

1.2

1.4

1.6

1.8

2.0

Reverse

0.2

0.4

0

0

0.4

0.8

0.8

1.2

1.4

1.6

1.8

2.0

Inward

0.2

0.4

0.2

0.4

0.4

0.8

0.8

1.2

1.4

1.6

1.8

2.0

Arm. Forward

0.4

0.5

0.5

0.4

1.2

1.3

1.5

1.7

-

-

-

-

Arm. Back/Reverse

0.4

0.5

0.5

0.5

1.2

1.3

1.3

1.7

-

-

-

-

In calculating the degree of difficulty for twisting dives with 1 or 1 somersaults the free position (D) shall be used in the calculation.


D   Approach / Group
1. Forward, Back, Reverse, Inward Groups

 

Forward

Back

Reverse

Inward

-1 Somersault

Inward

1-3 Somersault

1m and 5m

0

0.2

0.3

0.6

0.5

3m and 7 m

0

0.2

0.3

0.3

0.3

10 m

0

0.2

0.3

0.3

0.2


D   Approach / Group
2. Armstand (Does not apply to twisting dives)

 

Armstand

Forward with

0 - 2 Somersaults

Armstand

Forward with more than 2 Somersaults

Armstand

Back with

0 - Somersault

Armstand

Back with

1 - 4 Somersaults

Armstand

Reverse with

0 - Somersault

Armstand

Reverse with

1 - 4 Somersaults

5m / 7 m / 10m

0.2

0.4

0.2

0.4

0.3

0.5


E   Unnatural Entry
Does not apply to twisting dives

 

Somersault

1

Somersault

1

Somersault

2

Somersault

2

Somersault

3

Somersault

3

Somersault

Forward / Inward

-

0.1

-

0.2

-

0.2

-

Back / Reverse

0.1

-

0.2

-

0.3

-

0.4

Armstand Back and Reverse

-

0.1

-

0.2

-

0.2

-

Armstand Forward

0.1

-

0.2

-

0.3

-

0.4

The diver does not see the water until dive action is substantially completed. The component is the same at all levels.

Examples

Dive

Pos

Hght

A

B

C

D

E

DD

 

Dive

Pos

Hght

A

B

C

D

E

DD

632

B

10

1.4

0.3

0

0.5

0.1

2.3

 

313

C

3

1.5

0.2

0

0.3

0.2

2.2

6243

D

10

1.9

0

1.3

0

0

3.2

 

5132

D

3

1.5

0

0.6

0

0

2.1

6241

B

10

1.9

0.3

0.5

0

0

2.7

 

5351

C

3

2.2

0

0

0.3

0

2.5

6162

C

10

2.5

0.1

1.2

0

0

3.8

 

5371

C

3

2.8

0

0

0.3

0

3.1


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