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Gymnastics

Gymnastics is an acrobatic sport which requires strength, agility and co-ordination.

See Also:
Trampolining

An Overview of Gymnastics

Gymnastics covers many different disciplines.

All are skilled and challenging and require physical strength, agility and co-ordination. Under the overall description of gymnastics lie the individual disciplines and activities of:

  • Men's artistic Gymnastics (includes high bar, parallel bars, rings, floor, vault and pommel horse)
  • Women's Artistic gymnastics (includes uneven bars, beam, floor and vault)
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Trampoline and Tumbling Gymnastics
  • Acrobatic Gymnastics

British Gymnastics provides a national directive and structure for the sport; delivering a range of opportunities across the age spectrum to take part and stay in gymnastics, as well as developing talent and delivering top-level success.

Gymnastics is an accessible and inclusive sport offering opportunities to all ability levels and ethnic groups within a range of controlled learning environments. It promotes an active and healthy lifestyle and is recognised as forming the basis for physical literacy by developing fundamental movement skills.

Benefits

  • Flexibility
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Concentration

Costs

Whether it's bouncing on a trampoline, doing cartwheels or hanging from monkey bars, you can work on your gymnastics for free!

Facts

  • Team GB won 4 medals in the artistic gymnastics at London 2012.

Find Gymnastics Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Make your Move

Tue, 06 Nov 2018

The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

GO GOLD Funding Programme

The aim of GO GOLD is to support talented young athletes, including those athletes who are being recognised by their National Governing Bodies as being our future Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth

National Governing Bodies

British Gymnastics

Contact Email
information@british-gymnastics.org

Aylestone Leisure Centre

Aylestone Leisure Centre offers activities in our sports halls, together with our swimming pools and fitness suite.

Step Out Youth Group

Step Out is a youth group based in South Wigston, running two nights a week. Tuesdays 6 pm till 7.30 pm & Fridays 6 pm till 8 pm
We run all kind of sports activities indoor and out. Run for 8 till 16 Year of age

Rawlins Academy

Rawlins is an 11-18 Academy in Quorn

English Martyrs Catholic Voluntary Academy

We are a small Voluntary Aided Catholic Academy with 119 children aged between 4 - 11 yrs old on roll and are federated with St Augustine's Catholic Voluntary Academy in Stamford.

Lutterworth Sports Centre

At Lutterworth Leisure Centre you can workout out, swim, or simply relax all under one roof.

British Gymnastics Coach Development Fund

British Gymnastics Coach Development Fund (CDF) provides grants for up to 50% fee reduction on selected UKCC Level 1 and 2 course places.

British Gymnastics Foundation - Hardship Fund

The British Gymnastics Foundation is providing a new Hardship Grant to provide financial support to enable their members to continue to be involved in gymnastics.

Level 2 Gymnastics Coach

We are in need of recruiting a Level 2 coach to help with planning and running sessions.

Gymnastic Coach

Europa is a purpose built Gymnastics centre, we employ approximately 60 people.
We have vacancies for level 1/2 qualified Gymnastic coaches.

Partners

  • Safeguarding
    Harborough LSA
    Equality Standard
    Charnwood LSA
    Melton LSA
  • H&B LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Active Rutland
    Leicestershire County Council
    Active Partnerships
  • Active Leicester
    NWL LSA
    O&W LSA
    Sport England

Partners

  • Harborough LSA
    Active Leicester
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Equality Standard
  • Melton LSA
    Active Partnerships
  • Charnwood LSA
    Blaby LSA
  • H&B LSA
    Sport England
  • Safeguarding
    NWL LSA
  • Active Rutland
    O&W LSA