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Gymnastics Glossary

Gymnastics Glossary 22 Comments

Check out this Gymnastics glossary to find the sport-specific definitions for which you have been looking. From A to Z, we've got all the words covered.
Explaining the Levels in Gymnastics

Explaining the Levels in Gymnastics 4 Comments

Whether you’re a competitive gymnast eager to move up, or simply interested in how the level system works, this guide is for you
History of Gymnastics

History of Gymnastics 40 Comments

Over the years, gymnastics has evolved from a military training tool to a popular Olympic sport. Learn how controversy has shaped the world of gymnastics today.
Strength & Conditioning for Gymnasts

Strength & Conditioning for Gymnasts 8 Comments

This guide takes you through basic strength exercises to maximize your gymnastics success
Gymnastics Rules & Regulations

Gymnastics Rules & Regulations 9 Comments

Under the umbrella of gymnastics, there are five distinct sports. Learn the various rules and regulations involved in each competitive sport.
The Basic Gymnastics Positions Explained

The Basic Gymnastics Positions Explained 16 Comments

If you’re trying to learn proper form, you need to understand the basic body positions in gymnastics. This guide offers an in-depth breakdown of each beginner position.
How to Do a Backbend in Gymnastics

How to Do a Backbend in Gymnastics 67 Comments

The backbend is an essential skill to know in gymnastics. From the bridge to the back walkover, this guide will teach you how to learn this important technique.
Gymnastics Equipment Dimensions

Gymnastics Equipment Dimensions 5 Comments

Each sport in gymnastics has required equipment dimensions. Learn the equipment regulations that competitive gymnastics centers must adhere to.
How to Do a Cartwheel in Gymnastics

How to Do a Cartwheel in Gymnastics 19 Comments

To learn this fun gymnastics skill, this guide breaks the cartwheel into manageable and easy steps to follow. From the lunge to the handstand, this guide explains it all.
How to Do a Front Walkover in Gymnastics

How to Do a Front Walkover in Gymnastics 13 Comments

This guide breaks down one of gymnastics most important, yet challenging, skills: The front walkover. From proper entry to correct footwork, this guide covers it all.
Explaining the Uneven Bars in Gymnastics

Explaining the Uneven Bars in Gymnastics 1 Comment

In this gymnastics guide the event of the uneven parallel bars is broken down in detail: From the event's history to the routine requirements, this guide explains it all.
How to Do a Kip in Gymnastics

How to Do a Kip in Gymnastics 9 Comments

Learning a kip in gymnastics is often frustrating. This guide will explain the kip, give you tools to strengthen your abs and arms, and help you achieve this skill.
What to Pack for Gymnastics

What to Pack for Gymnastics 32 Comments

The car horn honks and it’s time to head to gymnastics. But before you run out the door, make sure you’ve packed these gym bag essentials.
How to Do the Splits in Gymnastics

How to Do the Splits in Gymnastics 44 Comments

In three easy steps, this gymnastics guide will teach you how to learn both the front leg and middle splits. Giving you key stretches to practice to reach your goals.
Explaining the Vaulting Event in Gymnastics

Explaining the Vaulting Event in Gymnastics 1 Comment

The vault is an explosive event in men and women's artistic gymnastics. This guide leads you through the event from its history to the skills needed for a perfect score.
How to Become a Gymnastics Coach

How to Become a Gymnastics Coach 3 Comments

Learn strategies for becoming a gymnastics coach, whether you’re a former gymnast or new to the sport.
Gymnsatics' Floor Exercise Explained

Gymnsatics' Floor Exercise Explained 2 Comments

Learn about the history, skills needed, and what to watch for in one of gymnastics' most dynamic events: The floor exercise.
How to Do a Front Handspring

How to Do a Front Handspring 15 Comments

From the hurdle to the proper shoulder block, this guide breaks down the fundamentals of the front handspring on floor exercise in gymnastics.
Understanding the Balance Beam

Understanding the Balance Beam 2 Comments

In this gymnastics guide you will learn all about the balance beam: From the history of the event to how you can improve your balance beam routine, this guide has it all.
How to Start Team Gymnastics

How to Start Team Gymnastics 7 Comments

This guide will explain team gymnastics in detail: Including expectations of a team member, required skills for levels 4 & 5, and how to advance through the sport.
How to Improve Your Balance on a Beam

How to Improve Your Balance on a Beam 1 Comment

If you’d rather walk the plank than walk on the balance beam at gymnastics practice, this guide is for you. Learn everything you need to know about the balance beam.
Advanced Gymnastic Positions Explained

Advanced Gymnastic Positions Explained 5 Comments

This gymnastics guide provides an in-depth break down of advanced-level positions, like the bridge, handstand, splits, candlestick, and layout.
How to Do a Front Flip in Gymnastics

How to Do a Front Flip in Gymnastics 5 Comments

This gymnastics guide covers each step of the front flip, from punching off of the floor to landing on your feet.
How to Do a Roundoff Back Handspring in Gymnastics

How to Do a Roundoff Back Handspring in Gymnastics 2 Comments

This guide breaks down the proper technique for one of gymnastics most important combinations: The roundoff back handspring.
How to Do a Handstand in Gymnastics

How to Do a Handstand in Gymnastics 18 Comments

This gymnastics guide provides tips that will help you learn a handstand correctly. From the position of your hips to common mistakes, this guide explains it all.
How to Perform a Dive Roll in Gymnastics

How to Perform a Dive Roll in Gymnastics

This guide prepares you for the first gymnastics skill where your body doesn’t make contact with the mat: The dive roll. Read on and you’ll be taking flight in no time.
How to do a Back Flip in Gymnastics

How to do a Back Flip in Gymnastics 2 Comments

From the proper jump to the finishing position, this gymnastics guide covers what you need to know about learning a back flip.
Balance Beam Mounts for Gymnastics

Balance Beam Mounts for Gymnastics

Balance beam is one of the most exciting and daunting gymnastic events. Climb on with this guide and learn about a variety of balance beam mounts.
What to Expect at a Gymnastics Competition

What to Expect at a Gymnastics Competition 6 Comments

From scores to judges, this guide describes what to expect at your first gymnastics competition.
College Gymnastics Explained

College Gymnastics Explained

If you're interested in collegiate gymnastics, as an athlete or a fan, then this guide's for you. Read on and learn the ins and outs of collegiate gymnastics.
Gymnastics for Adults

Gymnastics for Adults 2 Comments

It's never too late to start gymnastics. So dust off your ankle braces and get up on the balance beam, no matter how old you are.
Learning a Back Handspring in Gymnastics

Learning a Back Handspring in Gymnastics 7 Comments

This gymnastics guide teaches you how to perform a back handspring in six easy steps. From the warm-up to the back handspring jump, you can learn this skill with ease.
How to Succeed in Adult Gymnastics Classes

How to Succeed in Adult Gymnastics Classes 2 Comments

There’s no age limit for aspiring gymnasts! This guide will help active adults succeed in a fun and fulfilling adult gymnastics class.
Tips to Finding a Gymnastics Center

Tips to Finding a Gymnastics Center 2 Comments

Finding the right gymnastics center for you and your child is important. This guide will give you tips on what to look for and what questions to ask to find a good fit.
Guide to International Gymnastics

Guide to International Gymnastics 4 Comments

In this guide, you'll learn how to follow your favorite elite gymnasts throughout the year as they strive for international success.
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