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Gymnastics

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

See Also:
Trampolining

An Overview of Gymnastics

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.

Benefits

  • Flexibility
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Concentration

Costs

Whether it's bouncing on a trampoline, doing cartwheels or hanging from monkey bars, you can work on your gymnastics for free!

Facts

  • Team GB won 4 medals in the artistic gymnastics at London 2012.

Find Gymnastics Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

British Gymnastics

Contact Email
information@british-gymnastics.org

Duncan Bawler Training

I am a self employed PT and CrossFit Coach as well as L3 trainer assessor for the delivery of 1st Aid

Gryphon West Gymnastics Club

Gymnastics club of Acro and tumbling for children 4- 22

Griffin Trampoline Club

Griffin offers Trampolining and Gymnastics classes for all ages and all abilities at Strode College in Street.

Gymnastics Wellington

Gymnastics Wellington

Our goal is to improve the athleticism of every sports person to help them achieve their full potential.

Gymnastics Club -

Gymnastics Club -

General gymnastics class for boys and girls.
Will include:
Tumbling
Floor,
Vaulting
Freestyle moves (Parkour)
Trampette

British Gymnastics Coach Development Fund

British Gymnastics Coach Development Fund (CDF) provides grants for up to 50% fee reduction on selected UKCC Level 1 and 2 course places.

British Gymnastics Foundation - Hardship Fund

The British Gymnastics Foundation is providing a new Hardship Grant to provide financial support to enable their members to continue to be involved in gymnastics.

Level 2 Gymnastics Coach

We are in need of recruiting a Level 2 coach to help with planning and running sessions.

Dance and Gymnastics Teacher

We are looking for an inspirational Dance and gymnastics teacher to join our expanding team and make a difference in children's lives.

Gymnastics Club Development Coach

North Leeds Gymnastics Academy Community Club is looking for a community sports coach (minimum level 2 GG/WA/MA qualification) to deliver a varied club programme to support this rapidly developing club.

Full time hours may be available following a trial period at club for the right candidate if desired.

We want our sessions to be fun, progressive and rewarding for our gymnasts, as well as our coaching team, so if this club culture is right for you we would love to receive your application.

Helen Barnett-Moore

South West - Club Development Co-ordinator

07975 544500

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