General gymnastics includes leisure activities for all age groups, in particular in the fields of gymnastics, dance, apparatus gymnastics and team sports. Such activities take into account the various national and cultural particularities.
General gymnastics can be characterized as the basis for all kinds of sports.
General gymnastics is a unique opportunity to promote health and sociability and acts as an important social and cultural factor. There is no other sport organising regularly major events, bringing together thousands of active sportswomen and sportsmen.
In Europe, nearly 10 million gymnasts practice general gymnastics as active members of associations and clubs.