MAG Men’s Artistic Gymnastics
The competition program of men’s artistic gymnastics consists of 6 routines: floor exercises, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars and the horizontal bar.
Floor exercises are performed on a 12×12-meter mat without musical accompaniment. Men’s routines are characterized by a sequence of linked elements that demonstrate simultaneously strength, flexibility, and balance. Each exercise consists of movements which combine a number of elements, such as somersaults, handstands, and rotations.
Is 2.40 m. wide and 2.75 meters high. In this routine, the gymnast performs continuous and clean swinging movements and must not touch the bar with his body. He is required to demonstrate changes of grip, swinging movements both forward and backward, with releases and re-grasps of the bar. Dismounts are an important part of the total routine and are usually acrobatic and spectacular.