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Author Schlegel, Elfi, author.
Title The gymnastics book : the young performer's guide to gymnastics / Elfi Schlegel & Claire Ross Dunn.
Pub Info Richmond Hill : Firefly Books, 2018.
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Edition Third edition revised and updated.
Descript 144 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm
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Note Previous edition: Buffalo, New York: Firefly Books, 2012.
Includes index.
Summary "This is a children's guide to the sport of artistic gymnastics, with a major section of the book focusing on gymnastics skills. The Skills chapter is a step-by-step Illustrated guide, with full-color photographs of gymnasts balancing, tumbling, jumping, and in various floor exercises and using equipment such as vault, bars, rope, and balance beam. The rhythmic gymnastics section is an illustrated break-down of skills needed to use the following equipment: rope, hoop, ball, ribbon, clubs. Other topics covered in detail include: finding a good gymnastics club ; qualities to look for in a coach; warm-up and cool-down exercises; entering competitive gymnastics; managing victories and losses; the importance of family and friends; nutrition and apparel; financial aspects; a typical day of training for competition. This third edition has updated profiles and new interviews and advice from past and present gymnastics stars: Simone Biles, Ellie Black, Rosie MacLennan (profile), Ragan Smith, Kim Zmeskal-Burdette, Rene Cournoyer, Brooklyn Moors, Victoria Moors, Shallon Olsen. There are also profiles on top gymnasts of yesterday: Olga Korbut, Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, Vitaly Scherbo, Kyle Schewfelt Shawn Johnson, Tim Daggett, Emily Boycott."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Artistic gymnastics -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Dunn, Claire Ross, author.
ISBN 9780228100744 (pbk.) :
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