One of the differences we have noticed in gymnastics programs is the use and/or extent of use of strap bars. Too many gym programs do not have or use strap bars at all and many do not use them extensively in their bar training programs. Strap Bar Training Works While we know that it is […]
There is a big difference in coaching boys in gymnastics and in coaching girls gymnastics. The most noticeable difference is the level of confidence that boys and girls have. Boys often have more confidence than their talent should engender. The opposite is often true for girls. Girls Often Don’t Understand How Good they Are Female […]
Degree Of Difficulty: A rating that measures the difficulty of the specific moves in a gymnast’s routine. It is factored into the total score after judges have scored the execution of the moves. Each skill has a Level of difficulty rated by the FIG as an A, B, C, D, E, F or G level […]
Composition: The structure of a gymnastics routine and how each individual element, movement or skill is arranged into a routine is called the composition of the routine.Â The overall arrangement of individual movements and skills into a gymnastics routine.
Code of Points: The official FIG rulebook for judging gymnastics skills from the International Gymnastics Federation and/or other national federations with the rules in which the scoring system and the composition of a program are based. The code of points specifies the difficulty value of all skills, as well as outlines requirements that must be […]
Bonus Points: Each skill has a Level of difficulty rated by the FIG as an A, B, C, D, E, F or G level skill.Â Bonus points in a routine are usually created by the combination of difficult C or D level skills or by performing the very difficult E, F or GÂ skills.