What is Aerobic Gymnastics?
Aerobic Gymnastics is the perfect sport for active people with energy to burn. It involves performing high intensity movement patterns to heart pounding music; you can perform by yourself or join your friends in pairs and groups.
Aerobic Gymnastics is an action packed, dynamic sport that is fast paced and is great for developing heath and fitness.
Aerobic Gymnastics (AER):
- Develops agility, co-ordination and self confidence
- Builds strength and flexibility, preparing the body for life's challenges
- Is modern, fast paced and intense
- Is exciting, creative and exhilarating to watch
- Combines dynamic, continuous sequences of high and low impact steps
There is something for everyone in Aerobic Gymnastics: adults wanting to get fit, teenagers working with their friends to stay strong or children learning to co-ordinate snappy movement patterns with their arms and legs.
Experience Aerobic Gymnastics and watch your confidence and creative talents, come to life. Once you've found a club and learnt the basics, you can keep developing your skills for fun and fitness or challenge yourself in competitions from local to national and even international level.
Aerobic Gymnastics has a range of competition categories, all performing routines on a sprung aerobic floor:
Individual Male or Individual Female
Multiples - pairs or trios
Groups - between four and six athletes
Aerodance - an entertaining fusion of aerobic and dance steps in groups of five to ten athletes
It is easy to get started in Aerobic Gymnastics: just follow the ready-made routines in the AeroSchools program and learn the basics as you go. There are routines for pairs, trios and groups plus beginner AeroDance routines for groups.
If you want to take your Aerobic Gymnastics career further, find out more about specific judging and coaching courses.
Aerobic Gymnastics is governed by the internationally by the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG).