FIG Age Group Aerobics and Acrobatics

November 21-23: 1st meeting of the working group to develop an age group programme for Aerobic Gymnastics

November 25-27: 1st meeting of the working group to develop an age group programme for Acrobatic Gymnastics

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – DECEMBER 06: The FIG-Gymnastics new building inauguration on December 6, 2016 in Lausanne, Switzerland. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/The Image Gate for FIG-Gymnastics)

Three working groups for different Gymnastics disciplines met one-after-the-other at the magnificent new FIG headquarters to prepare the FIG Age Group Development and Competition Programmes.

The development and worldwide introduction and dissemination of those programmes for the Olympic disciplines has been partially funded by the IOC. Earlier this year, President Watanabe approved funding for similar programmes to be prepared and introduced for the two non-Olympic disciplines.

All three working groups met under the leadership of Hardy Fink, the Director of FIG Education & Academy Programmes. …

… Acrobatic Gymnastics and Aerobic Gymnastics programmes are now ready to be introduced in early 2018 in three planned training seminars and camps in three geographic regions of the world …

This completion of the Age Group Development and Competition Programmes for all six disciplines has been a huge step for the FIG coach education programmes. …

Working Group meetings for Aerobic, Acrobatic and Trampoline Age Group Programmes

World Games Acrobatic Gymnastics – July 24-26

With no World Championships in 2017, The World Games is the event of the year for Acrobatic gymnasts, who compete in five different categories (Men’s Pairs, Women’s Pairs, Mixed Pairs, Women’s Groups and Men’s Groups).

Russia, winners of five of the six gold medals at the 2016 World Championships, is bringing its biggest stars to Wroclaw ….

China, whose spectacular Men’s Groups have taken home the past two World titles, will try to extend its winning streak as well. …

Want to follow Gymnastics at The World Games 2017? Check out the FIG event minisite

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

FIGymnastics 2.0 app

The app, available free for download from the iTunes and Google Play stores, has been enhanced to include sections on non-Olympic disciplines Acrobatic Gymnastics, Aerobic Gymnastics, Synchronised Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini-trampoline, as well as Gymnastics for All, the inclusive discipline that is the foundation of the sport.

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Zurcaroh Acrobatic Group – THE REFUGE

The Austrian Zurcaroh Acrobatic Group was founded in 2009 by Brazilian Peterson da Cruz Hora.

Dance and Acrobatic Gymnastics.

Click PLAY or watch an impressive performance on YouTube.

If you like that, watch a performances from the FIG Gala Helsinki – World Gymnaestrada 2015.

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(via Humberto Martinez)