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The gymnastics book : the young performer's guide to gymnastics

Author: Elfi Schlegel; Claire Ross Dunn
Publisher: New York : Firefly Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Third edition revised and updatedView all editions and formats
"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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elfi Schlegel; Claire Ross Dunn
ISBN: 9780228100744 0228100747 9781549072888 1549072889
OCLC Number: 1064907222
Notes: Previous edition: Buffalo, New York: Firefly Books, 2012.
Includes index.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm
Contents: Choosing gymnastics --
Knowing what to look for --
Getting started --
The healthy, active gymnast --
Warming up --
Skills --
Cooling down --
Adding rhythm and bounce to your program --
Gymnastics' greats from yesterday to today --
Competition: raising the bar --
Beyond competition: where gymnastics can take you.
Responsibility: Elfi Schlegel & Claire Ross Dunn.


A young reader's guide to the sport of artistic gymnastics, illustrated with full colour photographs and a newly revised and updated text.  Read more...


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[Review for previous edition] Colorful photos and pleasing layout ... very eye catching. But there is also plenty of information to go along with the clean design ... An excellent introduction to the Read more...

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