Definition of crow hop in English:

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crow hop


1A short jump with both feet together.
1.1A jump by a horse with its back arched and its legs stiffened.
Example sentences
  • The saddle bronc had made two little crow hops onto the stampede grounds, but that was all.
1.2In diving, a generally unlawful movement in which the diver’s feet leave the springboard before the execution of the dive.
1.3 Baseball A movement in which the fielder’s momentum is enhanced through a quick pivot and step.
Example sentences
  • His feet aren't in the proper position because he hasn't mastered the crow hop yet; he often stands flat footed when he fires to first.
  • The crow hop is used to put you in a throwing position along the same path that you are moving.
  • In a properly executed crow hop, there are some key mechanics to be aware of.

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