Gymnastics is one kind of sports that combines human body and art nature and helps to harmonize individuality. Music, choreographic dancing, strong spirit and airiness are deeply intertwined in it. Thanks to steady trainings human can gain strength, harmony, balance, swiftness, lightness and flexibility.
The history of the gymnastic and Olympic gymnastics competitions goes down to ancient
But if to talk about gymnastics in its present form it is necessary to mention
The history of Olympic gymnastics competitions is traced to the Olympics in
In accordance with today's Olympic gymnastics rules there are two teams of judges who judges the Olympic gymnastics competitions using 10 scale system for each performance. The main items are the complexity of forms, absence of flaws and technical execution.
As any kind of sport gymnastics (even having such a beautiful and pleasant look at the first sight) is rather dangerous. So for preventing serious accidents at Olympic gymnastics competitions spotters are permitted to be present while competitions but in the case of help contestant needs help.
Woman gymnastics disciplines include: vault, uneven bars, balancing beam, floor exercises.
Man gymnastics disciplines include: floor exercises, still rings, parallel bars, vault, pommel horse, horizontal bars.
Vault: in this discipline scores are got according to execution quality and difficulty rate. The woman gymnast are scored by the flight and landing. The most important here is not to make additional steps. Uneven Bars allow demonstrating the gymnast's upper body strength. The main item here is continuous fluid movement. Balancing Beam supposes gymnast's showing graceful programs on the beam. Woman floor exercises need combining of perfect technical and strong artistic skills. Man floor exercises are represented by extraordinary skills and absolute precision, difficult combinations of saltos and interesting twists. Still rings discipline got its name because of its task ? absolutely still rings that can be gained only by choosing of proper body position. Parallel bar is rather difficult event because of the necessity to loose sight while back salting for the moment. Pommel horse? task is flowing from one swing or tumbling to another. Horizontal bar is a chance for mane to show the artistry and strength at the same time.