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British Gymnastics

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Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 - Thu, 21 Mar 2019

World Gymnaestrada 2019

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - Sat, 13 Jul 2019

2022 Commonwealth Games

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - Sun, 07 Aug 2022

What is Gymnastics?

Gymnastics is an acrobatic sport which requires strength, agility and co-ordination.

Gymnastics covers many different disciplines.

All are skilled and challenging and require physical strength, agility and co-ordination. Under the overall description of gymnastics lie the individual disciplines and activities of:

  • Men's artistic Gymnastics (includes high bar, parallel bars, rings, floor, vault and pommel horse)
  • Women's Artistic gymnastics (includes uneven bars, beam, floor and vault)
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Trampoline and Tumbling Gymnastics
  • Acrobatic Gymnastics

British Gymnastics provides a national directive and structure for the sport; delivering a range of opportunities across the age spectrum to take part and stay in gymnastics, as well as developing talent and delivering top-level success.

Gymnastics is an accessible and inclusive sport offering opportunities to all ability levels and ethnic groups within a range of controlled learning environments. It promotes an active and healthy lifestyle and is recognised as forming the basis for physical literacy by developing fundamental movement skills.

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