• Kaloyana Krumova-Tsoncheva University of Veliko Tarnovo “St. Cyril and St. Methodius”
Keywords: sports, rhythmic gymnastics, physical development


The primary objective of the physical development of 11-year-old children is early education to create a solid foundation for the growth of a healthy, strong, able-bodied and harmoniously developed generation.
The overall constructive effect of gymnastic exercises, related to enhancing the functional capacity of the body, put gymnastics among the most important sports in the system for proper physical development of the younger generation. It fosters courage, determination and a variety of orienteering skills in an unexpectedly created environment.
The specific orientation, taking into account the age physiology, psychology and essence of rhythmic gymnastics, is training in the technique of the exercises in accordance with the age peculiarities of the children and the competition requirements. To introduce unity in the requirements and application of the basic principles and methodology in the preparation of the most talented children, in accordance with the modern requirements. Modern gymnastics include exercises with great difficulty associated with risk, originality, virtuosity, creativity and security of performance. All these components are combined in the exercise with all gymnastic equipment (ball, hoop, clubs, ribbon) with which can be performed a large number of difficult, varied and original exercises that require a lot of strength, flexibility, agility and very good coordination of gymnastics in space.
The analyses of the achievements in recent years in rhythmic gymnastics show the duration of the tendencies for the improvement of technical mastery. The modern world elite shows a constant complexity of combinations, creating and demonstrating new exercises, increasing the frequency and artistry of performance. Achieving success from competitions is unthinkable without the presence of well-developed physical and technical training. The highly organized pedagogical process, the specific focus of the resources, the creative use of the methods, create the appropriate conditions for solving a number of educational tasks.


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How to Cite
Krumova-Tsoncheva, K. (2020). STUDY OF THE PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND PERFORMANCE OF RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS COMPETITORS (11 YEARS OLD). Knowledge International Journal, 40(6), 1145 - 1149. Retrieved from