gymnastics – flat parallel bars

In Canada all the top boys gyms have built flat parallel bars.

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University of Calgary

The National Coach, Edouard Iarov, feels they are essential for learning correct swing technique.

Instead of gripping wooden rails, boys must use the lean of the shoulders to generate swing. Also — flat padded bars are much more forgiving in case of a fall.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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