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    Artistic Gymnastics vs. Rhythmic Gymnastics Both women’s artistic and rhythmic gymnasts dedicate the majority of their time in the gym. They are each international sports governed by the Federation International of Gymnastics and participate in a standardized level system ranging on from level 1 to level 10. Artistic gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics share the concept of perfection and scoring of the ten point system. Although they have many similarities, they also have many differences like the apparatuses, the use of competition and the style. Artistic gymnastics is the development of physical agility and coordination. Girls compete four events individually: vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor. In this, they demonstrate strength,…

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    Learning how to do gymnastics Imagine if around you there were people taunting you by doing things you couldn't do. How would you feel? Well, this is how I felt in fifth grade. I would watch other girls do cartwheels or other amazing flips and tricks. Whenever I would tried to do a cartwheel or handstands I would fall on my face. This caused me to go home one day in tears. My grandma asked why I was crying. I told her what was happening at school every day. That weekend she took me to this…

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    Quotes “Obsessed is just a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated.”- Unknown Gymnastics taught me everything - life lessons, responsibility and discipline and respect.- Shawn Johnson Gymnastics uses every single part of your body, every tiny little muscle that you never even knew.- Shannon Miller Hard days are the best because that's when champions are made.- Gabby Douglas Definition strong and barely controllable emotion the suffering and death of Jesus Syn. crucifixion, suffering, agony,…

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    “Never give up and always keep fighting, because though times may be tough, the sacrifices do pay off, so just keep pushing towards your dream and just love it at the same time and enjoy it.” This quote by Gabrielle Douglas proves that she never gave up. Her whole childhood revolved around gymnastics. She started her career off at a young age and continued to excel each and every day. She ran into many obstacles along the way, but that did not stop her from becoming the best gymnast that she…

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    The Effects of Doing Gymnastics Did you know that there is a bunch of different things that happen to people that do gymnastics? When it comes to elite artistic gymnastics, most female competitors begin the sport before the age of five and train around 40 hours a week, pushing their strength and flexibility to the limits, at times defying anatomy and biology to stick their routines. There are many benefits to doing gymnastics at a young age, like how learning gymnastics enhances the…

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    From the ages five to fifteen I competed in gymnastics. It became a huge part of my life and I enjoyed it very much. Then freshmen year came along and I started wanting to spend more time with my friends than at practice. Also, more importantly, I had to devote more time to my homework and studying than before high school had started. While I still liked gymnastics, I came to resent the demanding schedule and even some skills and events. I realized that I had to make a huge decision. Should I…

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    The History Of Gymnastics

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    themselves standing on the Olympic podium with a gold medal around their necks, millions of people cheering for them. Thousands of gymnasts across the world train countless hours, giving everything they have into the sport of gymnastics just for a chance of getting an Olympic title. Gymnastics is enjoyed by both athletes and spectators around the world, but have you ever stopped and wondered how this sport originated? Gymnastics has been around for over 2000 years. The word gymnastics was…

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    “Your gymnastics career is over.” I pranced my way to the middle of the floor and took my starting position. The generic routine music started off slow, but quickly picked up. It was the first meet of the season. The previous year I placed second at the Idaho State Championship, with the difference between first and second being an additional step. Although I was one level higher and had tougher competition, I was determined that this was my year to take the first place trophy. If that was…

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    Physics in Gymnastics Gymnastics is a sport practiced by both men and women. It involves the graceful performance of acrobatic moves maintaining control of the body. This movements include tumbling, running and the use of different gymnastic equipment. . Gymnastics was used by the ancient Greeks to prepare for war. Running, jumping and activities like boxing were used. These activities helped develop the muscles needed for hand-to-hand combat. Gymnastic equipment was first created…

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    fencing to volleyball to gymnastics to track. My sister’s and my favorite event is gymnastics. We keep up with who is going to the Olympics and how long they have been competing. It’s our ultimate favorite event, because, not only is the American team amazing, but they are role models for us and how we should live our lives. The American women’s gymnastics team of 2016 was able to express themselves as responsible…

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