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A World-Class Gymnast
 
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Lloyd Readhead
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A World-Class Gymnast

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Contents: Introducing gymnastics; How the sport has changed; Champion qualities; The people behind the gymnast; A good coach; Women's artistic gymnastics; Women's floor and vault; Men's artistic gymnastics; Men's rings, vaults and bars; The training gym; Learning in the gym; Foundation skills; More foundation skills; Spectacular skills; More spectacular skills; The trainin ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 20th 2004 by Heinemann Educational Books
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Nicola
Feb 10, 2010 Nicola rated it liked it
I've been having the hardest time finding books about gymnastics. All those (non-memoirs) in print are overwhelmingly aimed at children. This, at least, seems to be aimed at older children, rather than 5-year-olds.

A World-Class Gymnast is, as the title suggests, concerned with elite gymnastics. It covers both the basics (e.g. how gymnastics originated) and the not-so-basics (e.g. competitive scoring), with short, lucid explanations of most of the sport's facets. There are lots of pictures, too.
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