Olympic Library: Gymnastics (Olympic Library) (Olympics Library)

9780431059501: Olympic Library: Gymnastics (Olympic Library) (Olympics Library)
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Provides a look at artistic, rhythmic, and sports gymnastics, the various positions and moves involved, devising a routine, and more, and includes fold-out pages on gymnastics competitions

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Gr. 3^-6. This slim volume in the Fantastic Book Of series introduces gymnastics in a straightforward treatment. The book discusses training, warm-up exercises, classes and practice, attire, equipment, and safety factors. Basic techniques that are used with each piece of equipment or in floor routines are described in easy-to-follow instructions. An eight-page foldout detailing gymnastics as a competitive sport is included for youngsters interested in serious competition. Color photographs and diagrams enhance the readable text. However, the format is busy due to the placement of the many different-size photographs, font sizes, and typefaces that appear on each page, making the text difficult to follow. Aspiring gymnasts will find this overview of the world of balance beams, rings, and parallel bars an adequate choice for their basic informational needs. Glossary appended. April Judge

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