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The Persuit of Perfection

Men's Gymnastics

Brayden Borromeo

on 18 January 2013

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The Pursuit of Perfection What the Average Person Thinks About Men's Gymnastics
It is a girls sport
It is just a bunch of flipping
It is easy
Anyone can do Gymnastics What Men's Gymnastics Really Is
Very Difficult
More than just a girls sport
One of the most dangerous sports in the world When Did Gymnastics Start ? History of Men's Gymnastics
The first major men's gymnastics meet occurred at the 1896 Athens Olympic Games
The first World Championship took place in 1903 in Belgium
At the 1930 Worlds events were added such as the pole vault, broad jump, rope climb, and 100- meter sprint
In 1954 these event were removed to include the events we see today
The current events in men's gymnastics are the Floor Exercise, the Pommel Horse, the Still Rings, the Vault, Parallel Bars, and the High Bar.
The scoring used to be out of 10
The score of 10 used to be a perfect score How the Gymnasts Train
Gymnasts can train for many different amounts of hours
Most gymnasts train for 3- 5 hours
They train everyday a week
Their season is year long
They train for all year long
They have to stretch and condition every day
Through this training gymnasts have become some of the best athletes in the world A Normal Practice
Male gymnasts start by warming up their muscles
They start by usually running around the gym
Then they start to stretch for about 30 minutes to an hour
The stretching will help them to prevent injuries
The male gymnast then go to one of six events to train
They go from event to event training
The gymnasts train for about 2 hours to 3 hours
During those three hours gymnast will train skills that they are trying to perfect
They then use those skills to create routines that the judges will judge them on
Then the rest of the time the gymnast condition
Their conditioning will help the gymnast to support their bodies while doing gymnastics The Skills that Gymnast Perform
Gymnast perform many different skills of the six different events
There are five different groups of skills of the different events Requirements for the Events
Back Tumbling
Front Tumbling
Side Tumbling
Pommel Horse
Swing to Strength
Swings to Handstand
No Real Requirements
Parallel Bars
Long Hang
Under Bar Basket
Upper Arms
High Bar
Release Move
Inverted Grip
In Bar Work
Long Hang
Dismount The Equipment the Gymnasts Need
Grips for both Rings and High Bar
Chalk (Magnesium Carbonate)
Honey, Sugar Water, etc. (For Gripping the Parallel Bars)
Mats for safety
The events the men will compete on (Floor, Pommel Horse, etc.) These assumptions are made because people do not know all the information about men's gymnastics. Through this you will be able to learn about what gymnastics really is. How Men's Gymnastics has Changed
The scoring system has changed
The highest score possible is all dependent on your difficulty
With the highest difficulty possible an 18.5
The equipment has changed
The Vaulting table changed
The width of the pommel horse has changed
Gymnasts still are striving for perfection Competitions
Competitions can last from 3 to 5 hours long
That is depending on the size of the competition
The highest competition in the World is the Olympics
The next is the World Championships
Men can win in the All- Around, on specific events, and with their team Rings
1. Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti (Brasil)
2. Chen Yibing (China)
3. Matteo Morandi (Italy)
1. Hak Seon Yang (Korea)
2. Denis Ablyazin (Russia)
3. Igor Radivilov (Ukraine)
Parallel Bars
1. Feng Zhe (China)
2. Marcel Nguyen (Germany)
3. Hamilton Sabot (France)
High Bar
1. Epke Zonderland (Netherlands)
2. Fabian Hambuchen (Germany)
3. Zou Kai (China) Current Olympic Champions
Team Finals
1. China
2. Japan
3. Great Britain
The All- Around
1. Kohei Uchimura (Japan)
2. Marcel Nguyen (Germany)
3. Danell Layva (USA)
1. Zou Kai (China)
2. Kohei Uchimura (Japan)
3. Denis Ablyazin (Russia)
Pommel Horse
1. Krisztian Berki (Hungary)
2. Louis Smith (Great Britain)
3. Max Whitlock (Great Britain) Chen Yibing (China) Epke Zonderland (Netherlands) Zou Kai Floor (China) Created By: Brayden Borromeo
Business Presentations Period 7 Danell Leyva USA Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti (Brasil) Danell Leyva (USA) Krisztian Berki (Hungary) Kohei Uchimura (Japan) Shawn Johnson (USA) Men's Gymnastics
One of the hardest sports in the world
Requires a lot of determination, hard work, and skill
Creates some of the best athletes
Train everyday for an entire year
Not just a girls sport What Men Gymnasts Need to be
Physically and mentally tough
An attitude to work
Never Quit Attitude
Have a natural talent in the sport
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