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The Gymnastics Book

A Young Person's Guide To Gymnastics

by Elfi Schlegel & Claire Ross Dunn

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Part of Key Porter's Young Athlete's series, The Gymnastics Book focuses on the three F's of gymnastics: Fun, Fitness and Fundamentals. Illustrated throughtout with stunning full-colour photography of gymnasts in the act of swinging, balancing, tumbling and jumping, The Gymnastics Book provides detailed instructions on vault rings, bars, beam, floor and trampoline. Elfi Schlegel also discusses how to find a good gymnastics club, what to wear to class, what qualities to look for in a coach, what to eat before class to stay healthy and the importance of warm-up and cool-down exercises. Finally, there is a chapter on taking gymnastics to the competitive level. Filled with anecdotes and advice from past and present stars, this chapter is a no-holds-barred account of life as a competitive gymnastics. The Gymnastics Book is an inspirational motivator, an exceptional guide and an ideal companion for young gymnastics students. (2000)

Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
7 to 11
Grade:
2 to 6