My book of gymnastics / author and consultant, Vincent Walduck.
Contributor(s): DK Publishing, Inc [publisher.]Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2020Edition: First American editionDescription: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cmISBN: 9781465491527; 146549152X; 9780241412220; 0241412226Subject(s): Gymnastics -- Juvenile literature | Gymnastics for children | GymnasticsGenre/Form: Juvenile works. | Illustrated works. | Instructional and educational works.DDC classification: 796.44
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What is gymnastics? -- Early gymnastics -- Artistic gymnastics -- Floor -- Cartwheel backflip -- Parallel bars -- Uneven bars -- Kip -- Horizontal bars -- Still rings -- Pommel horse -- Scissor forward -- Vault -- Balance beam -- Back walkover -- Rhythmic gymnastics -- Teamwork -- Star gymnasts -- Trampolining -- Back somersault with full twist -- Acrobatic gymnastics -- Aerobic gymnastics -- Parkour -- Training -- Scoring -- Competitions.
Meet the stars of the gymnastic world in this sports book, from Simone Biles to Max Whitlock, and find out how they train and perfect routines to take to the floor and wow the judging panel. With tons of photos and step-by-step illustrations, this book breaks down the complicated moves that make up a gymnastic routine, covering both simple and high-level gymnastics. Parallel bars, pommel horses, and other key pieces of equipment are profiled alongside how they're used in routines. The differences between rhythmic, acrobatic, and artistic gymnastics are explained with the help of exciting photos of expert gymnasts. Introducing world-champion individuals and international teams, this guide is great for kids that are obsessed with all things gymnastic.