Rhythmic gymnastics combines elements of ballet, gymnastics, dance and apparatus manipulation. It helps athletes develop strength, flexibility, and artistry.
Rhythmic Gymnastics has a variety of apparatus, depending upon the competition level. The apparatus can include:
Floor Exercise (no apparatus)
All Around (completion of all apparatus in your level)
Level A - C; are for athletes with mobility issues as they are seated routines
Level 1 - 3; are compulsory routines (meaning each athlete does the same routine)
Level 4; optional routines (original choreography with required elements)