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How did the pommel horse get its name?

The pommel horse gets its name from way back in the day when military people used the apparatus to train different ways to quickly and efficiently get on their horses. Many gymnasts will agree that the pommel horse is by… Full Answer

What is pommel in gymnastics?

A pommel is derived from a horse, which was used originally. A few decades ago, it was used as a vault, in which the gymnasts would jump onto a spring device, and put their hands on the pommel table, and… Full Answer