My book of gymnastics

Book
Published 2020
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Summary:

Meet the stars of the gymnastic world in this sports book, from Simone Biles to Max Whitlock, and find out how they train and perfect routines to take to the floor and wow the judging panel. With tons of photos and step-by-step illustrations, this book breaks down the complicated moves that make up a gymnastic routine, covering both simple and high-level gymnastics. Parallel bars, pommel horses, and other key pieces of equipment are profiled alongside how they're used in routines. The differences between rhythmic, acrobatic, and artistic gymnastics are explained with the help of exciting photos of expert gymnasts. Introducing world-champion individuals and international teams, this guide is great for kids that are obsessed with all things gymnastic.

ISBN:
9781465491527
Edition:
First American edition.
Description:
63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
What is gymnastics?
Early gymnastics
Artistic gymnastics
Floor
Cartwheel backflip
Parallel bars
Uneven bars
Kip
Horizontal bars
Still rings
Pommel horse
Scissor forward
Vault
Balance beam
Back walkover
Rhythmic gymnastics
Teamwork
Star gymnasts
Trampolining
Back somersault with full twist
Acrobatic gymnastics
Aerobic gymnastics
Parkour
Training
Scoring
Competitions
Facts and figures.
LCCN:
on1112908269
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