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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.

Discover Gymnastics

Are you ready to discover just how awesome you are and what kind of gymnast you’ll be?

FreeG

FreeG is about total freedom. Combining elements from martial arts and stunt performances as well as gymnastics, there are no rules or competitions.

GymChallenge

GymChallenge, a gymnastics competition with a twist.

GymFit

GymFit is a programme which can be used to improve the general fitness and physical condition of your participants via a series of fun and challenging exercise work cards.

GymFusion

GymFusion is a gymnastics event like no other.

This Girl Can

This Girl Can seeks to tell the real stories of women who get active or play sport in the way that’s right for them using images that show what activity really looks like in all its glory.

National Governing Bodies

British Gymnastics

Contact Email
information@british-gymnastics.org
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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

Gymnastricks

A gym/acrobatic display based club

Northampton High School Community Sports Centre

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!

Northamptonshire Trampoline Gymnastics Academy

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

King's Park Sports

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

Northampton Gymnastics Academy

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.

Billings RGC

Billings RGC

Billings Rhythmic Gymnastics club was formed in 1996. We are a British Gymnastics registered club following their guidelines with all sessions led by fully qualified coaches and all adult volunteers being CRB checked. We are also affilliated with East M

jumpz gymnastics

jumpz gymnastics

We are a gymnastics club based in Northamtponshire.
We offer fun gymnstics sessions for all ages and abilites both boys and girls.

We have recreational, competition, development and performance programmes in place. We are fully insured and affiliate

Daventry Phoenix Sports Academy

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.

2022 Commonwealth Games

2022 Commonwealth Games

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is perfectly positioned, sitting at the heart of the UK and standing for the diversity of the Commonwealth.

British Gymnastics Club Capital

British Gymnastics Club Capital

Club Capital is a social impact investment fund and is the first of its kind to focus specifically on gymnastics.

Trampolining Coach

We are looking for a Level 2 or above Trampoline Coach.

Gymnastics Coach/ Qualified Teacher

Gymnastics Coach/ Qualified Teacher

Essential: British Gymnastics Level 2 minimum or a qualified Teacher.

Positive PE is looking for experienced gymnastics coaches or qualified PE teachers who will bring their caring and creative energy to our team. You will be planning and delivering extra curricular gymnastics sessions with the opportunity to support holiday camps, inter school gymnastics events and to progress into delivery of gymnastics lesson as part National Curriculum Physical Education.

Alex Le Guével

Sports Development Officer (NGB's)

01604 367133

http://www.northamptonshiresport.org