Tag Archives: Gymnastics Meets

Definition: Competition II

Competition II: In International and international style meets,  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 […]

Definition: Competition IB

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 IB team competitions also serve as qualifying rounds for choosing the top gymnasts to compete in Competition II individual […]

Definition: Competition 1A

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, were not good at attracting spectators to the sport and limited the time gymnasts could work […]

Definition: Podium Training

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 […]