What is rhythmic gymnastics?
Rhythmic gymnastics is an activity that involves teams of 5 or an individual that manipulate two or only one piece of apparatus. It is usually a ribbon, hoop, ball or rope.
There are two main kinds of gymnastics. One is artistic gymnastics, which is far better known than rhythmic, and is the type of gymnastics that athletes such as Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, and Nastia Liukin have participated in. The second is rhythmic gymnastics, and: They call it rhythmic gymnastics because the routines are done to a rhythm of classical, jazz, blues, or rock music. There is also trampoline, but it is even less well…
The Olympics in 2010 will be in Vancouver and it will be Winter Olympics. It is not yet determined where the next Olympics will be further than 2012, which will be held in London. Rhythmic gymnastics, is a form of gymnastics, just like artistic gymnastics is. With rhythmic you are performing with ribbon, balls, pins, and hoops. It is more about grace than with artistic gymnastics.
In 1814, Per Henrik Ling developed rhythmic gymnastics out of a Swedish system of free exercise. In 1837 Catherine Beecher developed a program where women would use this free exercise with music. In 1864, Dio Lewis extended this exercise by the use of hoops or clubs. In 1906 rhythmic gymnastics was introduced to North America. Women were allowed into the Olympic Games in 1928. In 1945 Rhythmic gymnastics was a accepted sport in the Soviet…
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Artistic and rhythmic gymnastics are the most well known. Artistic gymnastics is what it's shown on television and is most popular. Both men and women do artistic gymnastics. Rhythmic gymnastics is done by women and have events such as the ribbon and clubs. There's also sports acrobatics which involves tumbling and doing stunts with other gymnastics. Trampoline and tumbling are two other, less popular forms of gymnastics.