This article is about a movement which can be dangerous if preformed incorrectly or without proper preparation. Perform this movement with caution.

A dive roll is a roll where one is completely in the air before rolling (the feet and hands never touch the ground at the same time). Dive rolls can be used as breakfalls in certain situations, to get over certain obstacles, or for aesthetic purposes.


  • Arabian dive roll A dive roll with a 180 degree twist.
  • 360 dive roll A dive roll with a 360 degree twist.
  • Inward dive roll A dive roll with an inward 360 degree twist.