We all understand that there are only so many pieces of competition gymnastics equipment. What not everyone realizes is that the market for gymnastics equipment is not large, currently only about 3200 gyms in the whole United States, and that is not much of an incentive for equipment companies to spend large dollar amounts researching […]
Stall Bars: A gymnastic athletic apparatus used for strengthening or stretching exercises. It consists of uprights fastened to a wall and connected by horizontal rungs, which make it look lie a ladder attached to the wall.
Spotting Belt: A spotting belt is a belt that a gymnast wears to which is attached to ropes or cables that are attached to pulleys connected to the ceiling or a tower. This device allows a coach to support a gymnast when working multiple flipping or twisting skills in a situation when a hand spot […]
Vault Table: The vault table is the new vaulting apparatus for both men and women. The new vault table is designed to be safer by offering a wider and longer top surface to provide a better margin of error for hand placement, especially on round-off entry vaults. The men’s vaulting table’s regulation height is135 centimeters […]
Vaulting Horse: The former men and women’s vaulting apparatus was 35 centimeters wide by 160 centimeters long. It was placed long ways for men and width wise for women. It has been replaced internationally and in the United States by the vault table.
Rail: A horizontal rod that serves as a part of a gymnastics apparatus for gymnasts as they perform exercises. They are found on uneven bars, high bars and parallel bars. A rail can also be called a Bar.