Champion athletes aren’t just born - they’re selected, trained, molded, and tested. At Explosion Gymnastics, Alberta & Saskatchewan's top competitive gymnastic gym and academy, we hone raw talent into maturity with quality coaching, personalized training plans, and a true love of the sport. Teamwork, perseverance, sportsmanship - those are the hallmarks of Explosion Gymnastics Competitive Team.
Spins, Twists, Flips, Cartwheels, Somersaults, & More!
From flips and twists to spins and swings, there are a wide variety of moves performed in gymnastic routines. There are many different types of gymnastics routines, each with its own set of skills and techniques. Gymnasts must be very strong and agile to execute these complicated maneuvers. This is why training and practice are essential to developing proper gymnastics skills and techniques.
There are a variety of skills and techniques that gymnasts use when performing their routines. Some of the most common moves include:
Cartwheels: A cartwheel is a move in which the gymnast spins around on their hands and feet, moving from their front to their back.
Somersaults: A somersault, also known as a salto, is a move in which the gymnast does a complete forward or backward flip.
Flips: A flip is a move in which the gymnast rotates in the air and lands on their feet. Examples include Arabians and Gainers.
Twists: A twist is a move in which the gymnast rotates their body in the air and land on their feet. Examples include aerial twists and Kolmans.
Rolls: A roll is a move in which the gymnast rolls their body across the floor. Examples include dive rolls and chest rolls.
Swings: A swing is a move in which the gymnast swings their body around on bars or other apparatus. Examples include tap swings, Diamidovs, and circles.
If you're interested in learning more about gymnastics skills and techniques, get in touch with Explosion Gymnastics today!