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The History Of Gymnastics Essays and Term Papers

  • History of Gymnastics

    History of Gymnastics The word gymnastics derives from the common Greek adjective γυμνός (gymnos) meaning "naked", by way of the related verb γυμνάζω (gymnazo), whose meaning is "to train naked", "train in gymnastic exercise", generally "to train, to exercise". The verb had this meaning, because...

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  • Gymnastics

    High school Romance By: Jayden Davis Samantha and Jake were from Swansboro high school. Samantha was from Mrs. Woolsey’s class and Jake was from Ms .Greene’s class. It was June 9th 2009, two days before summer. That day was day that Samantha and Jake had finally been dating one year. That night...

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  • Gymnastics

    your legs straight out in front of you. Pikes of varying degrees including where a gymnast is esentially folded in half at their hips are used in gymnastics. Planch: This is a handstand in which the body is parallel with the ground. Puck: A puck is a cross between a pike and a tuck. It's pretty much...

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  • Gymnastics

    Education Medical Make-up work Gymnastics Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of exercises requiring physical strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and balance. Internationally, all of the competitive gymnastic sports are governed by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG). Each country...

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  • Gymnastic

    Unit one Brief History of Gymnastics The earliest recorded activities in gymnastics were some exercises, stunts, and tumbling resembling gymnastics. Hanging, climbing ropes, swinging, balancing on stone and logs, flipping, and turning were common activities during the early civilization. The...

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  • Gymnastics

    leave everything behind. Its like a total diferent world, its your second family. We gymnast spend more time in the gym than with our parents. We do gymnastics not to please our family but to please ourselfs. (Angelina Soto - 12 years old gymnast)  Hope is to wish you could do something. Faith is to...

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  • gymnastics

    gymnastics is a sport that can be a team sport or an individual sport, at first its an individual sport but in competitions at the end all the scores get put together and the team with the highest individual scores put together win overall team. In the end we do it for the team. Gymnastics requires alot...

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  • Gymnastics

    Gymnastics is Life It’s a Friday morning I wake up at 7am to start my day at gymnastics at 8:30am. I walk into the gym and as my nose fills with the smell of chalk I feel like I’m home. I do my usual warm up and I get started. I start on floor I feel safe. I know my skills like the back of my hand...

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  • Gymnastics

    Gymnastics: World’s Most Dangerous Sport? Hundreds of thousands of parents put their kids into gymnastics at an early age. Many dream of Olympic glory or college scholarships, and while many parents view gymnastics as having some risks, most do not appreciate how many life threatening injuries...

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  • Gymnastics

     Physical Education : GymnasticsHistory of the Sport of Gymnastics Gymnastics, as an activity sport, has been around for over 2000 years but as an competitive sport it is a little more than 100 years old. Mass and individual exhibitions were conducted by various clubs and ethnic groups such as...

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  • Gymnastics

    Gymnastics BY: SARAH JENNER Gymanstics, has been around for over 2000 years but as an competitive sport it is a little more than 100 years. Mass and individual competitions were conducted by various clubs and ethnic groups. There are varied of gymnastics. Artistic gymnastics is usually divided...

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  • Gymnastic

    silent as the next gymnast waits for the judge to give her the salute. This is the sport of blood, sweat and even tears. This is gymnastics. Have you ever wondered how gymnastics was created? In ancient Greece, one guy found out that it was fun to grab a bull by the horns and flip onto its back. When he...

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  • Gymnastics

    Gymnastics What is Educational Gymnastics?   The term educational gymnastics emerged in Great Britain in the 1950’s to describe a child-centered, non-competitive, creative approach to movement (i.e., body management).  Educational gymnastics is committed to the unique way each child moves and...

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  • Gymnastics in Bermuda

    Gymnastics in Bermuda My trip to Bermuda to compete with my gymnastics team was an event that helped shape who I am today. While my team and I warmed up in the Bermuda gym, I felt apprehensive and a little scared in this new atmosphere. As I was about to compete on the balance beam, I thought...

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  • Snowboarding or gymnastics?

    Is It Snow Boarding or Gymnastics? Introduction Since the 1960s, snowboarding has been growing by leaps and bounds (Turnbull, Keogah and Kilding). At the moment, it is one of the fastest growing sports. Itsinclusion as a Winter Olympics sport is credited with the growth. As one of the most popular...

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  • Artistic Gymnastics

    Artistic Gymnastics My favourite sport is artistic gymnastics. This sport contains 4 disciplines: Vault, Uneven Bars, Balance Beam and Floor Exercise. To do gymnastics you need a uniform, gymnastic shoes and grips for the uneven bars. Vault: At this discipline the gymnast sprints down a runway...

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  • Physics of Gymnastics

    Physics-Sports Paper Brad Ingram 29 March 2013 Physics of Gymnastics In the world of sports, physic concepts are being applied every day. Most people who play or watch a sport don’t think about the physics behind it all. When I watch a sport like gymnastics, I am always amazed at how a person’s body can bend...

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  • Mental Gymnastics

    CADET OFFICERS LEADERSHIP TRAINING “LOYALTY” IF YOU WORK FOR A MAN IN HEAVEN’S NAME, WORK FOR HIM, SPEAK WELL OF HIM AND STAND BY THE INSTITUTION HE REPRESENTS. REMEMBER, AN OUNCE OF LOYALTY IS WORTH A POUND OF CLEVERNESS. IF YOU MUST GROWL, CONDEMN AND ETERNALLY FIND FAULT, WHY NOIT...

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  • Gymnastics Is Life

    Poem. Homework is done, time to get in the car Back out of the driveway, the gym’s not that far Heading down the road, my stomach’s in a knot What group will I have, do they know I need a spot? Slouching in the back seat, staring out into space I used to be excited, but now that’s not the case ...

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  • rhythmic gymnastics

    MWeaver English 1301-02 28 April 2014 Rhythmic Gymnastics Rhythmic Gymnastics is an Olympic sport that started out as an independent sport in the early 1950s by the Russians. Finally in 1984 Rhythmic Gymnastics were introduced into the Olympic Games, which were hosted by Los Angeles...

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