Affair of the Art – Artistic Gymnastics

Artistic gymnasts are encouraged to move seamlessly from ever more challenging tumbling passes into choreographed sequences, which must be woven together through both stylized dance and music. An Artistic gymnast must express herself and interpret the music while performing her routine.

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Anatomy of a Landing Pit

The American Gym offers some tips on safety pit construction:

… Training pits should be longer and wider than competition matting requirements. Since gymnasts have not yet mastered the skills they will be performing, like they would in competitions, they need a larger margin of safety …

Anatomy of a Landing Pit or Trampoline Pit

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