Table of Contents

                 1. T.O.C        6. Events


Women’s          2. History      7. Competitions
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History                                    Heroes

Gymnastics started about 2000 years        Gymnastics has many heroes b...
Levels and skills                            Marking/Scoring

In gymnastics there are two major            Originally ever...
Events                                        Competitions

Gymnastics has four events they are:          In competitions ...
Index                     Glossary

Events- 4, 7              Artistic gymnastics- A type of gymnastics
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Reference Page

http://gymnastics.about.com/od/gymnas
tics101/a/womensgym.htm

http://www.olympic.org/en/content/Spo
rts/A...
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  1. 1. Table of Contents 1. T.O.C 6. Events Women’s 2. History 7. Competitions 8. Index 3. Hero’s 4. Skills/levels 9. Glossary Artistic 5. Scoring 10. References Gymnastics This is a picture of an artistic gymnast at the By: Leah 2008 visa champion- ships, doing vault. Alasdair Middleton
  2. 2. History Heroes Gymnastics started about 2000 years Gymnastics has many heroes but some of ago in ancient grease. The Greeks would the most famous ones are Nadia practice gymnastics to prepare Comaneci the, Mary Lou Retton, Nastia themselves for war. Later on gymnastics Luikin, and Shawn Johnson. was practiced in other places like china and India. After that gymnastics was introduced all around the world! ~Nadia Comaneci Gymnastics was in the Olympics for the first time in 1896 These Olympics only was the first women had men competing in them! The First to score a perfect women didn’t compete in the Olympics 10 until 1928. ~Mary Lou Retton was the first American to win all around in the Olympics
  3. 3. Levels and skills Marking/Scoring In gymnastics there are two major Originally everyone was marked out of groupings Recreational and Pre- ten, but now everyone has their own Comp/Competitive. Recreational has ten start value determined after there levels and Competitive has seven. The routine from the skills they did in it. All levels are determined by the difficulty of the judges have to go through or skills required. All skills have different values depending on how hard courses held by FIG (Federation of the skill is it will be an A, B, C or a D. International Gymnastics). This is to Each level has rules on what you can make the judging as fair as possible and compete i.e. you cannot use C’s in lower so the judges know how to mark levels. different levels.
  4. 4. Events Competitions Gymnastics has four events they are: In competitions each athlete will compete against other girls the same * Vault- An event which you run down a long carpeted area in a straight line then age and level. After the meet the scores leap onto a spring board and jump onto will be compared to the others, and a the table. You will get two attempts to winner of each event will be determined! vault. Then all four of the athlete’s scores are *Bars- An event that you perform skills added together and an all around number using swings, releases, connections, and is created, it is then compared and a strength on two bars which the athlete winner is determined. There are also will switch between then dismounts off. team awards for the three highest *Beam- An event which you show a mix combined teams. between grace and strength. You are required to do skills such as flips, jumps, 16 turns, and leaps. 14 12 10 *Floor- An event which you perform a 8 6 routine to music including dance, 4 Recreational tumbling, leaps, and jumps. 2 Competitive 0 not at all How many girls have done "Artistic Gymnastics"
  5. 5. Index Glossary Events- 4, 7 Artistic gymnastics- A type of gymnastics witch uses 4-6 events. Olympics- 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 Bars- An event using strength and Scores- 3, 4, 6 coordination. All-around- 4, 5, 6, 7 Beam- An event using balance and strength. Skills- 4, 7 Combined- Put together. Connections – When two or more skills are put Levels- 5, 7 together in a series. Leaps- 4, 5 Leaps- When you take of one foot and land on Heroes- 3 one foot. Releases – When you release from the apparatus then catch it again. Turns- When you go in a circle in one direction. Start Value- The value or all of the skills in a routine put together without deductions. Pre-competitive- The level before competitive.
  6. 6. Reference Page http://gymnastics.about.com/od/gymnas tics101/a/womensgym.htm http://www.olympic.org/en/content/Spo rts/All-Sports/Gymnastics/Artistic- Gymnastics/Artistic-Gymnastics- Equipement-and-History/?Tab=1 http://gymnastics.about.com/od/famous gymnasts/Famous_Gymnasts.htm http://www.famouswhy.com/List/6_Fam ous_Gymnasts/316.html gymnasticscoaching.com/.../2008/01/00 08wf26.jpeg Gault, Jim “The World of Gymnastics” Celestial Art Millbrae, California, 1936 THE END Darice, Bailer “Solid Gold Gymnastics Stars” Random House, Inc, N Y, 2000

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