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Salto del Fiocco (Compasso)


The galliard-jump in which one lands on one foot, and which is called the salto del fiocco [tassel-jump]: holding the tassel about man-high [quant'un huomo], or more or less, as high as is wanted, as much as in this manner one may come to draw out, and one makes it best standing with the feet apart with the back turned to the tassel, putting the right foot, near/after/behind/beside the left, and suddenly lift the left foot, rising from the ground [i.e. jumping] with as much force as you can, lifting the right leg to touch the tassel, riding?straddling? the same right leg straight above the left, and come to fall on the ground with the same foot alone that touched the tassel turning the said jump as far as a man can.