Competition II: InÂ International andÂ internationalÂ style meets,Â Â Competition II is the individual all-around competition. The gymnast with the highest score at the end of the All-around competition becomes the all-around champion. This is the most prestigious individual championship in any type of competition. An all-around score is the combination of scores from one gymnast when all of the […]
Competition IB:: Competition IB is what team optional competition (Optional competitions are meets where each gymnasts does their own individually chosen skills, choreography and routines on each event) is called International F.I.G. competitions. In International F.I.G. Competition IBÂ team competitions also serve as qualifying rounds for choosing the top gymnasts to compete in Competition II individual […]
Competition IA: Competition IA is a type of competition in International F.I.G. (the international gymnastics federation) gymnastics competitions, called Compulsory Competitions. The FIG decided to discontinue Compulsory competitions after the 1996 Olympics, primarily due to the how they lengthened the competitions, wereÂ not good at attractingÂ spectators to the sport and limited the time gymnasts could work […]
Podium Training: Podium training is an officially scheduled practice time and practice session before the start of a large gymnastics competition, when gymnasts get a chance to do their routines on the competition equipment and in the competition arena. At most large and important international meets, the gymnastics competition equipment is raised off the floor […]
Winning warm-ups is not as satisfying or important as winning meets, but it can set the tone for the meet and be fun for you and your gymnasts.
Have you ever been to a meet where the crowd was so loud that gymnasts were injured? The Coach talks about what to do when the spectators get out of hand.