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Title:
Gymnastics for fun!
Author:
Gruber, Beth.
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Publication Information:
Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 26 cm.
Summary:
Describes the sport of gymnastics and presents information on the basic equipment, practice, coaching, and competition.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.7 1.0 71517.
ISBN:
9780756504878
Format :
Book

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Learn how to play your favorite sport or participate in your favorite activity in this exciting series from Compass Point Books. Each book in the For Fun series features bold, full-color photos, informative text, and all sorts of fun facts about your favorite pastime. A quick reference guide, timeline of important events, instructions on basic skills, biographies of notable people, glossary, and index are included.


Table of Contents

Ground Rules
Introduction/Let's Get Rolling!p. 4
Welcome to the Gym/On the Floorp. 6
Types of Gymnastics/What's Your Game?p. 8
Get in Gear/Suiting Upp. 10
Coaches/Show Me Howp. 12
Take Your Positions/Getting Startedp. 14
Basic Moves/Rolls, Handstands, and Cartwheelsp. 16
The Main Event
On the Balance Beam/Walking the Tightropep. 18
On the Uneven Bars/Flying Highp. 20
On the Pommel Horse/Hands Onp. 22
On the Rings/Power Upp. 24
On the Parallel Bars/Perfect Balancep. 26
On the horizontal Bar/Swing and Circlep. 28
On the Vaulting Horse/Up and Overp. 30
Floor Exercises/Fancy Featsp. 32
People, Places, and Fun
Workouts/Practice Makes Perfectp. 34
Meets/At the Competitionsp. 36
Teamwork/One for Allp. 38
Gymnast Biographies/Gymnastic Giantsp. 40
Gymnastics Timeline/What Happened When?p. 42
Trivia/Gymnastics Galleryp. 44
Quick Reference Guide/Gymnastics Words to Knowp. 46
Glossary/Other Words to Knowp. 47
Where to Learn Morep. 47
Indexp. 48