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

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Third edition revised and updated.

"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."--

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Naples Library J 796.44 SCH (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
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1001 . ‡aSchlegel, Elfi, ‡eauthor.
24514. ‡aThe gymnastics book : ‡bthe young performer's guide to gymnastics / ‡cElfi Schlegel & Claire Ross Dunn.
250 . ‡aThird edition revised and updated.
264 1. ‡aRichmond Hill : ‡bFirefly Books, ‡c2018.
300 . ‡a144 pages : ‡billustrations (colour) ; ‡c26 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡2rdacontent
336 . ‡astill image ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡2rdacarrier
500 . ‡aPrevious edition: Buffalo, New York: Firefly Books, 2012.
500 . ‡aIncludes index.
520 . ‡a"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."-- ‡cProvided by publisher.
650 0. ‡aArtistic gymnastics ‡vJuvenile literature.
650 7. ‡aArtistic gymnastics. ‡2fast
655 7. ‡aJuvenile works. ‡2fast
7001 . ‡aDunn, Claire Ross, ‡eauthor.
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