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Gymnastics

Gymnastics is renowned as a sport that can improve overall fitness, strength, balance and body control.

Participation in gymnastics classes also provides many additional cognitive and psychological benefits.

These include:

  • Social interaction and discipline;
  • Improved mental focus and concentration;
  • Education and an understanding of physics;
  • Flexibility, balance and co-ordination;
  • Numerous health benefits.

 

Pupils will be enabled to:

  • extend their body management skills and improve the variety and quality of movement;
  • progress from working individually to working in pairs, trios, small groups and whole groups;
  • explore, practise and refine a range of movement skills, including travelling, flight, rolling, balancing, transferring weight, including weight on hands, twisting, turning and stretching.
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