The Cradle Dismount has many variations. It can be done with the basic "pike" position as shown below. Please see the advanced stunts section for twist cradles.
At the end of this page, we have included a video that demonstrates some exercises to help you with your cradle and your team perfect their prep.
- Make sure the Flyer keeps her legs together and arms in a "T" motion.
- When the Flyer is caught by the bases, make sure she wraps her arms around the bases' shoulders.
- Make sure the Back Spotter catches the Flyer under her armpits.
Here is the cradle from the side: