As part of recreational gymnastics classes, children of all ages and abilities have fun learning challenging skills, playing on interesting equipment, completing routines in a group, and performing in demonstrations and competitions.
Gymnastics is about how the body moves; it is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as a “foundation sport” for all physical activity and sports.
All of the above skills and abilities carry over into all aspects of life, as a child, youth, and adult.
Being active from an early age helps develop physical literacy, and enables people to enjoy healthy, active lifestyles.
Although few may go on to become the Olympians of the future, the majority of participants will still go on to lead active, healthy lives.
Gymnastics’ roots and, the roots of almost every other sport, originate from several fundamental movement patterns. Every skill in gymnastics comes from one or more of these movement patterns:
When a child learns these skills early in life, these movement patterns:
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