Acrobatic Gymnastics is a beautiful, dynamic and spectacular sport for both men and women. The sport develops courage, strength, stamina, co-ordination, flexibility, jumping abilities, adroitness etc. Sports acrobatics unites its power and poise, with grace and beauty to create an intriguing sport. Acrobats in groups of two, three and four perform routines with the heads, hands and feet of their partners.
Although Acrobatic Gymnastics is the official name of the sport, it is often referred to as acrobatics, acro sports or simply sports acro.
Disciplines of Acrobatic Gymnastics:
Sports acrobatics has five disciplines (as described below): women's pairs, men's pairs, mixed pairs, women's trios and men's fours.
Women's Pairs involves two females (one base and one top).
Men's Pairs includes two males (one base and one top).
Mixed Pairs is comprised of a male (the base) and a female (the top).
Women's Trios (otherwise known as Women's Groups) has a female base, female middle and female top.
Men's Fours (also known as Men's Groups) utilises four males (base, middle 1, middle 2 and a top).