The Gymnastics Book: The Young Performer's Guide to Gymnastics (Young Performer's Guides)

The Gymnastics Book: The Young Performer's Guide to Gymnastics (Young Performer's Guides) by Elfi Schlegel, Claire Dunn

Title: The Gymnastics Book: The Young Performer's Guide to Gymnastics (Young Performer's Guides)
Author: Elfi Schlegel, Claire Dunn
ISBN10: 1552094146
ISBN13: 978-1552094143
Publisher: Firefly Books (September 14, 2007)
Language: English
Subcategory: Arts, Music & Photography
Size PDF: 1873 kb
Size Fb2: 1623 kb
Rating: 4.7/5
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The Gymnastics Book: The Young Performer's Guide to Gymnastics (Young Performer's Guides) by Elfi Schlegel, Claire Dunn


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This indispensable guide is simply the best book for beginners to the sport of artistic gymnastics. Illustrated with stunning full-color photographs of gymnasts swinging, balancing, tumbling and jumping, The Gymnastics Book features skilled guidance from a medal-winning athlete who is now a noted instructor. The topics covered in detail include finding a good gymnastics club, qualities to look for in a coach, warm-up and cool-down exercises, moving into competitive gymnastics, managing victories and losses, the importance of family and friends, nutrition and apparel, financial aspects, and a typical day in the life of a competitive gymnast.

The book is also filled with anecdotes and advice from Olympic stars, taking beginners behind the scenes and offering a no-holds-barred account of the life of a competitive gymnast.