Keith Russell, current President of the FIG Scientific Commission, wrote this decades ago. Advocating to keep some kind of gymnastics in school Physical Education. A losing battle, I fear.
… The most useful aspect of the “Activity of Gymnastics” is the principle that you teach a student to control their own body in a variety of situations; while doing various locomotor activities: swinging, springing off hands and feet, balancing, landing etc and while on the ground, off the ground, right side up, upside down etc. …
It seems quite reasonable to assume that if students can first control and manoeuvre their own bodies with a fairly high degree of skill then they can subsequently better control and manoeuvre themselves PLUS an implement (bat, stick, racket) or themselves plus a projectile (ball, discus etc). Likewise, they could then better control themselves in various mediums (water, snow, etc), or better handle themselves PLUS an opponent. …
Presidio.govannounced a great new attraction opening this summer:
… an indoor trampoline park, opens in an historic former airplane hangar.
House of Air provides aerial and physical training on trampolines, as well as trampoline dodgeball, fitness classes, and open jump time. Its grand opening, expected to be in August, …
The idea for House of Air was developed seven years ago by Dave Schaeffer and Paul McGeehan during one of many long drives back from snowboarding in Lake Tahoe. Its mission of “giving flight to the flightless,” embodied in its mascot, a penguin wearing a jetpack, is a fitting reuse for building 926, which once helped launch De Havilland DH-48 biplanes …
Location: Atlanta, GA
Are you looking for the perfect business? Make your own schedule and make kids HAPPY!! The TUMBLEBUS is a “gym on wheels”. The TUMBLEBUS stops at childcare centers, elementary schools and more.
This is a 1988 Ward school bus that’s been FULLY converted into a TUMBLEBUS / GYMBUS! This bus comes with the following:
converted with 2″ padding and carpet on floors and walls, all gym equipment (monkey bars, zip line, balance beam, trampoline, hop balls, Rings, slide, cheese mats, stairs, bars, etc!), 2 top of the line a.c units installed on roof, diesel generator, auto transmission, and air brakes.
The Ward bus has higher ceiling height than the average bus, makes cartwheels and teaching much easier!