The sport of gymnastics will feature at the Arnold Classic Africa. Gymnastics is governed by the South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF) under the auspices of the Africa Gymnastics Union (UAG) and the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG).
Gymnastics is comprised of various “disciplines” each entailing their own apparatus requirements, rules and regulations.
These “disciplines” are
- Men’s Artistic Gymnastics
- Women’s Artistic Gymnastics
- Rhythmic Gymnastics
- Trampoline Gymnastics which includes Tumbling,
- Aerobic Gymnastics
- Acrobatic Gymnastics
- Rope Skipping
- Gym for All
Additionally, there is Schools Gymnastics which comprises a few disciplines mentioned above.
Gymnastics is South Africa is further affiliated to Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) and South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) bodies.
The Federation is actively involved from grassroots development to elite gymnastics in all the 9 Provinces of South Africa, with the assistance of its provincial affiliates.
Gymnastics at the Arnold Classic
The gymnastics disciplines which will be competing at the Arnold Classis will be those of Acrobatic Gymnastics, Rope skipping Trampoline & Tumbling.
In addition, these gymnasts including an Aerobic and Rhythmic gymnasts will partake in various activations.
Program on the weekend:
School Development Program ( 09H00 - 13H00 )
Public participation - 14H00 to 18H00
Fitness Challenge Public Participation (14H00 - 18H00 )
Rope Skipping Zonal Competition (09H00 - 17H00 )
Acrobatic Team Competition ( 08H00 - 12H00 )
Gym for All ( 13H00 - 17H00 )
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