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No. The fact that gymnastics stunts your growth is a myth. It's all genetics and puberty.

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If your taller than the average male gymnast can you do better gymnastics?

No, if you are taller it doesn't mean you can do better.


Why does gymnastics stunt peoples growths?

It doesn't ! Two 4 year olds begin the discipline of gymnastics. They are equal in performance. By age 8, one of the two has grown more and is four inches taller than the other. For the taller one, gymnastics becomes more difficulty due to the lenght of the body and the coordination required to perform certain moves. By age 12, the taller one is a-head taller and moves become more difficult and interest fades for the taller one but the shorter one continues to progress. By age 16, the taller one has dropped out leaving only her friends, the shorter one, as a gymnast. The perception then is that gymnastics stunts growth. It's the difference in DNA and genes the produces growth, not gymnastics.


Will being tall make gymnastics hard for you?

Most say that being taller can affect your skills with gymnastics. This is only half true. Most men are taller than women, and they compete in the Olympics. Every body is different, and each (being tall and small) has its advantages. If you want to try competitive gymnastics, sometimes being tall will make it tough. Sometimes you may be moved up a division due to your height. If you are doing recreational gymnastics, it will not affect you much at all.


If you have to do a gymnastics performance should you be nervous that your taller than the rest?

People get worried a lot with new skills in gymnastics, im one of the taller gymnasts in my group. I wouldn't worry, remember, your coach wouldn't tell you to do something if you couldn't do it. And don't worry about the meets and being worried that you're taller than the others because you may be better, it doesnt matter how old, how tall you are, just go out there and have fun :)


Sequence may be defined as what?

In gymnastics it is when you place multiple skills after one another. done in order without stopping between a skill.


Do people in gymnastics grow?

um who don't grow.lol I mean its not gonna make you taller. Maybe make you more fit. More toned.


Do you have gymnastics?

You dont have gymnastics, you do gymnastics!


Examples of gymnastics?

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Do people have to do gymnastics?

no people do not have to do gymnastics


Are there pairs in gymnastics?

it depends on what gymnastics you do if it is rhythmic gymnastics then yes if it is just gymnastics then no


Different kinds of gymnastics?

There are two kinds of gymnastics rhythmic gymnastics, and gymnastics. Rhythmic gymnastics is more dance then tumbling, where gymnastics is the exact opposite.


What is aesthetic gymnastics?

There is no such thing all the different types of gymnastics are tnt gymnastics, guys artistic gymnastics, girls artistic gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics

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