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In gymnastics, tumbling, also known as power tumbling is an acrobatic sporting discipline which combines some of the skills of artistic gymnastics on the floor with those of trampolining.

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What are the kind of gymnastics?

Artistic and rhythmic gymnastics are the most well known. Artistic gymnastics is what it's shown on television and is most popular. Both men and women do artistic gymnastics. Rhythmic gymnastics is done by women and have events such as the ribbon and clubs. There's also sports acrobatics which involves tumbling and doing stunts with other gymnastics. Trampoline and tumbling are two other, less popular forms of gymnastics.

forms of gymnastics?

Rhythmic Gymnastics Trampoline. Tumbling. Acrobatic Gymnastics.

Is gymnastics aerobic?

Yes especially floor tumbling gymnastics.

Where can one learn about tumbling in Houston?

One can learn about gymnastics tumbling in Houston at one of several gymnastics centers. These include Houston Gymnastics Center, Houston Gymnastics Academy, Stars Gymnastics Training Center and Discover Gymnastics.

What is the gymnastics styles?

There is: Artistic Gymnastics Rhythmic Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling (T&T)

Tumbling ln gymnastic?

tumbling is deffinately in gymnastics. that's what a floor routene is made of....

Is gymnastics like cheerleading?

the tumbling and flexibility is.

Which should I do tumbling or recreational gymnastics and in recreational gymnastics does the floor routine involve tumbling and if so should I take tumbling first?

yes the floor excersise involves lots of tumbling. If you have never done gymnastics before I would recommend doing a recreational gymmnastics class and taking tumbling in addition to that if you can. But if you can't, rec gymnastics would be the best choice because you will learn new skills on all the events. Plus, you will get lots of tumbling practice in the class, too. Good luck!

What is the difference between cheerleading and gymnastics?

Cheerleading is performed with a team, gymnastics is a solo sport Cheerleaders stunt Gymnasts have a higher level of tumbling Gymnastics has four apparatuses Cheerleading is more like tumbling. Gymnastics does bars,beams,vaults,and flexibilty. Tumbling is doing backflips,cartwheels,or other stuff on the floor which cheerleading is exactly like.

What would one need to use a tumbling mat for?

A tumbling mat is designed to be used for gymnastics competitions. Tumbling mats can also be used when exercising, to protect feet and ankles. Another use for tumbling mats is in the practise of martial arts. Mats can also be used for children's play time.

What is power gymnastics?

power gymnastics would be fast tumbling or for example like a round off back tuck or a whip back. where as graceful tumbling or slow tumbling is standing tricks for example like front walkover or cartwheel.

What shoes are good gymnastics shoes for tumbling?

Ballette flats