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The sport requires all round fitness through: strength, mobility, endurance, flexibility, body control and co-ordination. Routines are performed on six pieces of apparatus: floor, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars and high bar.


Disciplines - Mens Gymnastics

This is the most popular discipline of Gymnastics in the UK and one of the biggest crowd pleasers at every Olympic Game since 1928. The sport demands body control, body awareness, suppleness, stamina, coordination, amplitude and courage. Routines are performed on 4 pieces of apparatus: Vault, uneven bars, beam and floor.

The World Championships for Women have been organised since 1934; the European Championships began in 1957 and the National Championships for women in England were introduced in 1924. An Olympic discipline.


Disciplines - Womens Gymnastics

This is a spectacular sport that can require a top trampolinist to reach heights of 10 metres whilst performing multiple somersaults and twists. As well as being a sport in its own right, it is widely recognised as a training tool for many other gymnastic disciplines and sports such as diving and freestyle skiing.


Disciplines - Trampoline


General Gymnastics is the historical and cultural base of all FIG activities. It is a non-competitive form of gymnastics featuring festivals and displays and culminating in a world festival of gymnastics, the World Gymnaestrada, held every four years and attracting tens of thousands of participants from many countries.


Disciplines - General Gymnastics

Contact Focus

Focus Institute of Gymnastics:
Unit 8B, St Michael's Estate,
Oldgate, Widnes,
Halton, WA8 8TL
Tel: 0151 422 0154
Mob: 07824879671



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