Gymnastics is a sport that requires stability, energy, flexibility, agility, coordination and staying power. The moves involved in gymnastics make a contribution to the development of the palms, legs, shoulders, returned, chest and stomach muscle companies. Alertness, precision, daring, self-self-assurance and are intellectual traits that can also be developed thru gymnastics. Gymnastics advanced from physical activities utilized by the ancient Greeks that blanketed capabilities for mounting and dismounting a horse, and from circus overall performance abilities.

Maximum kinds of aggressive gymnastics events are ruled through the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG). Each country has its personal national governing body (BIW) affiliated to FIG. competitive artistic gymnastics is the pleasant recognized of the gymnastic events. It commonly entails the girls' events of a vault, choppy bars, stability beam and ground exercising in addition to the men's occasions of ground workout, pommel horse, nevertheless jewelry, vault, parallel bars, and horizontal bar.

Different FIG willpowers consist of rhythmic gymnastics, trampolining and tumbling, acrobatic gymnastics and cardio gymnastics. Disciplines no longer presently identified by means of FIG encompass wheel gymnastics, aesthetic institution gymnastics, guys' rhythmic gymnastics, TeamGym, and Barakhamba. contributors can encompass kids as younger as 20 months vintage doing kinder gym and kid's gymnastics, leisure gymnasts of a while three and up, aggressive gymnasts at various levels of skill, and international-elegance athletes.