Olympic Gymnastics for Men & Women

Olympic Gymnastics for Men & Women by Bryce Taylor, Boris Bajin and Tom Zivic - 232 Pages Hardcover - Prentice Hall, 1972. This remarkable book provides a complete international overview of the thinking, training and techniques of all Olympic gymnastic events. Derived from a manual for the Canadian Gymnastic Seminars held at York University for coaches, it pinpoints the most successfully proven methods for introduction and improving the caliber of Olympic gymnastic performance. Based substantially on European sources, from centers where gymnastics holds a position of major significance, many of the approaches developed here represent significant advances in training and application. For the coach or serious gymnast, this book will prove a prime source and guide to the current level of the sport on the international scene. Contents includes: Selection of Gymnasts, Vaulting, Tumbling, Balance Beam, Uneven Parallel Bars, Rings, Parallel Bars, Pommel Horse and Horizontal High Bar. Includes many diagrams. Ex-library book, includes the usual library stamps on front inside cover page; a pen inscription along left edge of first title page; two library stamps on copyright page; library card holder, library stamp and barcode sticker on back inside cover page. Page 207 has two tiny tears at bottom edge. Inside dustjacket flaps are taped to inside covers. Dustjacket in fairly good condition with some wear along edges including a few small tears. Outer plastic covering has a tear along back left edge. Library sticker on spine. Overall Very Good Condition. Our Price - $9.95.


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