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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.

More information on each individual discipline can be found below:

Men's Artistic Gymnastics

Women's Artistic Gymnastics

Rhythmic Gymnastics

Trampoline and Tumbling Gymnastics

Acrobatic Gymnastics

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

Matrix Gymnastics Academy

Providing recreational and competitive artistic gymnastics for girls, boys, pre schoolers and adults in a dedicated facility in East Northants

Northampton Gymnastics Academy

NGA offer gymnastics to people of all abilities and ages through recreational classes, Competitive pathways, display Gymnastics, adult Classes and Freestyle Gymnastics.

Northampton High School Community Sports Centre

A great facility offering a 30 station state of the art gym, studio classes, court hire and swimming pool. Monthly membership available at great rates!

King's Park Sports

King's Park Sports is made up of two centres' Benham Sports Centre and King's Park Tennis Centre. Both are located on the same complex and consist of two indoor football pitches/10 badminton courts, 4 indoor tennis courts and 4 outdoor tennis courts. All

Northamptonshire Trampoline Gymnastics Academy

Established in 1977, NTGA is proud to be affiliated to British Gymnastics, with GymMark and Sport England ClubMark status.

NTGA runs classes for all ages and abilities, from pre-school, recreational, improvers, additional needs to a complete competitiv

Daventry Phoenix Sports Academy

At DPSA, we have three departments that cover: Multi-Sport, Gymnastics & Trampolining. Our new facility is recently refurbished and fitted with great equipment.

Danes Camp Leisure Centre

Facilities include a leisure pool with beach entry, state of the art gym, dance studio, sports hall, sauna, steam room, sun beds, creche, climbing wall and roller skating.

Gymnastricks

A gym/acrobatic display based club

British Gymnastics Foundation - Hardship Fund

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.

Alex Le Guével

Sports Development Officer (NGB's)

01604 367133

http://www.northamptonshiresport.org

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