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Trampolining

British Gymnastics

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information@british-gymnastics.org

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Aiming High Trampolining Sessions

Friday 28th September

What is Trampolining?

Trampolining is a competitive Olympic sport in which gymnasts perform acrobatics while bouncing on a trampoline.

These can include simple jumps in the pike, tuck or straddle position to more complex combinations of forward or backward somersaults and twists.

You can burn at least 120 calories in just 30 minutes!

Benefits

Trampolines and rebounders increase your muscles' strength and fitness and unlike some sports like jogging and tennis, trampolining or rebounding has comparatively low joint impact.

  • NASA found that just ten minutes of bouncing was more efficient than running for ten minutes!
  • It's great for muscle tone and helps to improve cardiovascular tone
  • It's low impact on your joints (proven by NASA's study!)
  • It's great fun for any age
  • It'll give you that feel-good factor releasing key chemicals such as serotonin
  • You can burn at least 120 calories in just 30 minutes!

Equipment

You can take part in trampolining in any clothing you feel comfortable in.

Facts

  • The first ever Trampoline World Championships were held between 12 countries and televised at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Campaigns

Parents in Sport Week: 1-7 October

This year’s Parents in Sport Week takes place 1 – 7 October 2018.

Local Programmes

Daily Boost

The Daily Boost aims to encourage children and young people to do 15 minutes of organised activity at school every day.

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.

Partners

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

Partners

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