Definition of planche in English:

planche

noun

  • (in gymnastics) a position in which the body is held parallel with the ground by the arms, performed on the parallel bars, rings, or floor.

    • ‘She and her husband opened Conn-quest Gymnastics Club in late 2001, and one of their club logos featuring an image of her performing her well-known reverse planche.’
    • ‘One of Conn-quest's logos will feature an image of her performing one of her signature skills, a reverse planche on balance beam.’

Origin

Early 20th century: French, literally plank.

Pronunciation:

planche

/plɑːntʃ/