Balance axle, beam, parallel bars
Balance beam, asymmetric bars and boards: equipment for artistic gymnastics
The exercises at balance beam, are among the most difficult in the discipline of female artistic gymnastics. The balance beam is an individual, Olympic sport, characterized by numerous free body exercises that require strength, rhythm, coordination and balance.
From the name you can already imagine that in this discipline, the only tool used is the balance beam. According to the regulation, a balance beam must comply with the following characteristics: height 1.25 meters, length 5 meters, floor of 10 meters. Usually the tool is placed on a rectangular mat for the safety of the athlete.
Another tool available in the Artisport catalogue are the parallels for the female artistic gymnastics and the uneven bars. Compared to the balance beam, the parallels are formed by a metal structure, hooked to the floor through cables, consisting of two ponds, in the classic parallels side by side, in the uneven bars one in front of the other at different heights.
All the equipment for women’s artistic gymnastics in the catalog meets regulated standards.