GK Maksimir is a club with the longest tradition of nourishing rhythmic gymnastics in Croatia, and also, with a great collection of accomplishments and trophies, the most successful one.
Numerous and valuable members of the GK Maksimir have certainly, as gymnasts, coaches and judges, marked the development of rhythmic gymnastics in Croatia during the past 50 years of their involvement in this beautiful sport. Our club is a member of the Zagreb and Croatian Gymnastics Federation.
In the club around 150 girls train rhytmic gymnastisc in different programs.
It is a markedly feminine sport in which body movements and exercises with the apparatus are artistically combined with music to make up the unity in the beauty of performing.Rhythmic gymnastics is an Olympic sport in which the routines are performed with 5 categories of apparatus: rope, hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon. The routines can be performed individually and in groups.
Through exercising we influence the girl’s development and improvement of series of motor skills (coordination, flexibility, strength, speed,agility). Through diversity and the richness of movement RG has a positive effect on the culture of the movement in general, on the rhythm and dance abilities, grace and beautiful posture.