side-straddle hop

side-strad·dle hop

n. Sports
A jumping jack.
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Jumping jacks, also known as star jump, or side-straddle hop among some military forces in the world, is a physical jumping exercise performed by jumping to a position with the legs spread wide and the hands touching overhead, sometimes in a clap, and then returning to a position with the feet together and the arms at the sides.
Ulbricht's jester, with its brilliant a la seconde turns and uniformly high side-straddle hops, and his leader of the men's regiment in Stars and Stripes at SAB's spring 2000 workshop earned him a Dance Magazine "25 to Watch" in 2001.