Gymnastics: Crowood Sports Guides - Skills. Techniques. Training


By Lloyd Readhead
ISBN:
PUBLISHED: 2011
PAGES: 96
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 96 colour photographs

Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport.

Contents include:

  • The rules and regulations that govern the sport and the roles and responsibilities of gymnasts, coaches and officials during an event.
  • The technical skills in women's gymnastics [vaulting, asymmetric bars, balance beam and floor exercises] and men's gymnastics [floor exercises, pommel horse, rings, vaulting, parallel bars and horizontal bar].
  • Detailed 'key points' for the gymnastic skills and elements covered.
  • The content and structure of the training regimes, together with the methods and techniques used to teach and perform some important core skills and a range of more advanced skills.
  • The ways in which coaches develop the high levels of skill and physical fitness required by gymnasts.
  • Psychology, nutrition, preventing under-performance, and injury prevention and treatment.

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