Rhythmic gymnastics is an activity in which individuals or teams of five manipulate one or two pieces of apparatus: clubs, hoop, ball,ribbon, rope and Free (no apparatus). An individual athlete only manipulates 1 apparatus at a time. When multiple gymnasts are performing a routine together a maximum of two types of apparatus may be distributed through the group.
International Gym offers rhythmic gymnastics forls from age of 4.5 years. Girls may join the class at any time, no previous knowledge of the craft is needed.