About Women's Gymnastics
Are you looking for a challenging, fun and safe sport for your daughter to turn herself upside down, rather than your house?
Women's Artistic Gymnastics is the perfect sport to teach your daughter co-ordination and confidence, develop creativity and contribute to her general health and fitness.
Women's Artistic Gymnastics:
Enhances co-ordination and agility, for body awareness and balance
Develops posture and confident body movement, including the ability to land safely
Enhances creativity and builds self-confidence, for sport and life
Develops strength and flexibility, for life's constant challenges
Develops healthy minds and bodies for now and later life
Give your daughter the right start in life. Let her experience Women's Artistic Gymnastics and watch her grow into a happy, healthy and responsible young adult.
Women's Gymnastics (WAG) is composed of four components as explained below...
Vaulting shows off the gymnast's athletic qualities, as the movement is performed after a run up of about 20 metres. The gymnast must put both hands on the horse. As far as marking is concerned, the judges will evaluate the complexity of the movement, the position of the body, and the landing, which must be perfect.
The uneven bars are by far the most spectacular apparatus of the competition. Imagine the strength, the precision, the rhythm, the concentration and the courage that these girls need to perform their exercises with such simplicity. The gymnast moves from one bar to the other, alternating grip changes, releases and regrasps, saltos and changes of direction with circular swings.
The beam has a certain magic about it. many people wonder how the gymnasts manage to perform on an apparatus where balance, acrobatic sequences with or without flight elements, gymnastic jumps and turns all play a role. It is an exercise not only of flexibility, but also of concentration, rhythm and expression.
They fly, do pirouettes, touch the floor and then leap high again into the air. This exercise is the public's favourite and they are ready to clap as soon as the music begins. Many gymnasts will tell you that they have had their greatest ovations when performing floor exercises to music. The floor is the area where a gymnast can fully express all her grace, her personality, and her technique, combining acrobatics, gymnastics and dance.
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