Gymnastics

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  • Gymnastics Vs Rhythmic Gymnastics

    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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  • Gabrielle Douglas's Gymnastics

    “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 History Of Gymnastics

    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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  • Personal Essay: Your Gymnastics Career Is Over

    “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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  • Nastia Liukin's Gymnastic Champion

    it as the best in the world at that chosen sport. The kind of gold that inspires the next generation. Olympic Champions do not fall on that podium by luck though. As Nastia Liukin 2008 Olympic all-around women 's gymnastic champion proved, many champions start from nothing and work hard to earn the gold. Of course, Nastia Liukin was not a United States Women 's Gymnastic team member from the start. As a matter of fact, she was born not even a United States citizen. She was born Anastasia…

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  • Why Cheerleading Is A Sport

    Others debate that cheerleading is a sport, Jane Marella from Fox news asked people in an interview what there opinions are on if cheerleading is sport, a lot of them responded “ Gymnastics is a sport; dancing is a student activity, and cheerleading which has progressed so far from it’s rah-rah roots,is both. So wouldn 't it be nice if, instead of having to argue over the word, we could figure out a way to recognize a demanding female-dominated activity as a unique discipline unto itself- and…

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  • Persuasive Essay: The Cheerleading Debate

    Cheerleading Debate Cheerleading is a sport, and I can finish this debate once and for all. This debate has been long talked about and I’m here to finish the debate. Cheerleading is a sport and here is a couple of reasons why, including a counter to counter arguments. I will, without a doubt, prove my point. This activity is a sport and injuries can continue if this is not taken into account. Cheerleaders work hard and compete, these are two key elements of a sport. I went to search on…

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  • Bart Conner Biography Essay

    States and a National Championship at the University of Oklahoma was very dedicated to his career. Bart’s journey to become the outstanding gymnast he is today was long and hard, but it eventually paid off. Even though he had to mature in a hurry, he soon realized that his childhood dream would come true. Through his hardwork and dedication, Bart overcame many obstacles and injuries to become the successful athletic he is today. Being an all-around skilled athlete is what it takes to be in the…

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  • Personal Narrative: All-Star Cheerleading

    I have participated in the all-star competition cheerleading world since I was a very young girl. Over the last ten years, cheerleading has not only taught me how to stunt, tumble and dance, it has also taught me so many remarkable life lessons, such as leadership, teamwork, determination, and perseverance. One important lesson I have learned over the years is how to overcome failure as well as learning to control the fear of failure. The all-star cheerleading industry is very competitive; one…

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  • Gymnastics Essay

    In gymnastics, the physics involved in energy, Newton’s Laws of Motion, and angular momentum each contribute immensely to being successful in the Olympics. Learning how to master these physical science concepts can aid in becoming a strong olympic gymnast. To begin, there is the running start; this is where energy plays a major role. During a gymnast’s running start for a vault, she gains kinetic energy, which is, simply put, the energy of motion. Looking at the equation for kinetic energy (KE =…

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