Top British Gymnastics Championship Events

Gymnastics is one of the most popular sports in Britain. So much so, that trampolining, cheerleading and gymnastics rank 8th in popularity among adults in the country. The British National Gymnastics teams are considered some of the best in the world, thanks to their fantastic performances at international championships in recent years, including the Olympics. The reason? The availability of a great, supportive environment and world-class facilities in the country. Moreover, several British Championship events help hopeful gymnasts first test their skills and expertise at a national level before they can participate in international tournaments. So what are some of the top British Gymnastics Championship Events that can help boost the athletes’ professional careers? Let’s find out.

  • Aerobic Gymnastics British Championships and NAC Cup

The most energetic of all types, Aerobic gymnastics is a challenging yet fun form of the sport that is enjoyed by both, the athletes, and the spectators. It is performed on the beats of music and requires high-intensity training. The Aerobic Gymnastics British Championship and NAC cup is held every year, in which girls and boys compete in various categories like Individual women, Individual men, Mixed pairs, Trios & Groups (of up to 6 gymnasts). The championship is associated with the National Aerobic Code (NAC), which is the second foundation level, more closely linked to the FIG code of points. The competition sees participation from local gymnastics clubs from all over the UK.

  • Men’s Artistic British Championships (U16, U18 and Senior) 

The best event to catch all the current and future gymnastics superstars in action, the Men’s Artistic British Championships involve all apparatus routines like floor exercises, pommel horse, still rings, vault, parallel bars, and the horizontal bar. The championship ultimately crowns an under 16, under 18 and a senior champion, the majority of whom go on to represent the UK in international gymnastics tournaments.

  • Trampoline & Tumbling British Championships

An amazing event that includes three high-energy disciplines of trampolining, tumbling and DMT, the Trampoline & Tumbling British Championships are a treat to witness. Britain’s finest gymnasts battle it out with spectacular routines to take home the coveted British titles. Both men’s and women’s tumbling teams put their best feet forward and show off their talent and skills while powering down the tumbling track.

  • Artistic Gymnastics British Championships

One of the most popular and prestigious gymnastics championships, the Artistic Gymnastics British Championships are the most coveted titles in the sport in the UK. You can enjoy great sporting moments in the tournament as women perform on the vault, uneven bars, beam and floor, and the men tackle the floor, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars, and high bar.

These are just a few British Championship tournaments for gymnastics that help athletes prepare for international competitions in the future. Some other notable championships that also take place in Britain and are highly revered are:

  • Men’s and Women’s Disability British Championships
  • Women’s Artistic British Championships (Espoir, junior and senior)
  • Acrobatic British Championships & NDP Finals
  • TeamGym British Championships

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Written By: Ronnie Findlay on January 10, 2022
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