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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

School Games (Leicester-Shire & Rutland)

A unique opportunity to motivate and inspire young people to take part in more competitive school sport.

Your local Physical Activity, Sport & Health Team

Delivering programmes to support you to become more active.

National Governing Bodies

British Gymnastics

Contact Email
information@british-gymnastics.org

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

Lutterworth Sports Centre

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

Aylestone Leisure Centre

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

Coalville Gymnastics Club

Coalville Gymnastics Club was established in 1972 and provides Artistic Gymnastics to children and adults of all abilities.

The Club is proud to be affiliated to the British Gymnastics Association and has been awarded GymMark accreditation.

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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.

Gym Instructor - Aylsham Community Gym

Aylsham Community Gym is looking to recruit enthusiastic and well-qualified fitness instructors for up to 20-hours per week

Partners

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

Partners

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