Artistic Impression: Image or feeling retained as a result of demonstration of skill and good taste of the swimmer.
Boost: A rapid headfirst rise, with a maximum amount of body above the surface of the water.
Choreography: The craft of composing and arranging movement into a comprehensive framework
Creativity: Act of being original or imaginative. Process of formulating a fresh and distinctly personal statement
Eggbeater Kick: with the body in relatively vertical sitting position, the lower limbs move alternately, as the left foot moves clockwise, and the right foot moves counter clockwise. The technique of the eggbeater kick provides continued propulsive force for swimmers to maintain the high of the head and upper body above the water.
Execution: Refers to the performance level of the skills demonstrated
Highlight: A portion or detail of a routine of major significance or special interest; a memorable moment.
Lift: when one or more swimmers gives support to lift another swimmer above the surface of the water.
Manner of presentation: the way in which the swimmer presents her routine for the consideration of the public and/or judges.
Patterns: Refers to formations made by the spatial relationship between members of a team.
Platform: the coordinated effort of team members to form a stable support on which one or more swimmers is lifted to pose or perform other actions. May be static or moving.
Routine: a composition consisting of strokes, figures and parts thereof, choreographed to music.
Synchronization: To swim or execute movements in unison, one with the other and the accompaniment.
Technical Merit: The level of excellence demonstrated by the swimmer’s mastery of highly specialized skills.
Transitions: Connecting movements which enable the swimmer to change from one movement to another; stroke to figure; eggbeater to layout; etc.