As one of the largest participation sports in Great Britain, Gymnastics has an estimated four million people taking part on a regular basis in schools, leisure centres and clubs. Participating in Gymnastics provides a number of benefits for participants drawing on and developing the core qualities of all-round fitness: strength, mobility, endurance, flexibility, body control and co-ordination.
Gymnastics introduces people from a very early age, to the benefits of a healthy life style leading to a huge variety of opportunities and rewarding non-competitive and competitive sport. Participation in Gymnastics develops body awareness, strength, flexibility, control and co-ordination, which can be drawn upon during other physical activities, sports and in every day life.
Attracting women, men, boys and girls, young and old, people with disabilities, and from all socio-economic and ethnic groups, Gymnastics is a sport that offers everyone a fun, social and exhilarating activity.
Gymnastics encompasses the following disciplines and activities:
With gymnastics in the limelight from the BBC Tumble series and the incredible medal-winning performances of our gymnasts in the Commonwealth Games, gymnastics fever is sweeping the nation and we want to help people inspired to get started in our sport. We are delighted to launch our new digital site, “Discover Gymnastics” – www.discovergymnastics.uk
Our new site is designed to help people explore the different types of gymnastics, discover the one that’s perfect for them and find their local club.
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