Aerobic Gymnastics is the ability to perform continuous complex and high intensity movement patterns to music, which originate from traditional aerobic dance. The routine must demonstrate continuous movement, flexibility, strength and utilisation of the seven basic steps, with a high degree of perfectly executed elements of difficulty.
Aerobic Movement Patterns are combinations of aerobic dance steps together with arm movement patterns, performed to music to create dynamic, rhythmic and continuous sequences of high and low impact movements.
Sport Aerobics comprises the following competition categories:
Routines can be performed by:
- An individual athlete - may be either Male or Female and the categories are 'Individual Male' or 'Individual Female'
- Two athletes of opposite sex - must be one Male and one female
- Three athletes - any combination of Male or Female
- A minimum of four athletes and a maximum of six athletes - any combination of Male or Female