Tumbling is a form of gymnastics. This is the form of gymnastics where one person tumbles down in different acrobatic moved. Most of the times the tumbling happens on a long run way. The different between this and other forms of gymnastics is that the other forms of gymnastics revolves around different forms of gymnastic techniques. There are types like parallel bars, vaulting and many more. Tumbling is one of the most basic forms and there are many people who are skilled in this aspect. However there are many dangers that get involved.
These types of gymnastics because revolves around the body, the dangers of impact are quite high. Many of the gymnasts regularly gets cuts and bruises from the fall. However there is something which is silently saving the gymnasts from the higher impact damages. This is why the association has suggested the use of mats. These are mats which are cushioned and which help to ensure the person who is performing is saved from different injuries.
There are specially designed Tumble Mat. Thesemats are cushioned mats and are designed to reduce any of the impact that would happen during the performance. However the gymnasts are used to this and they would have practiced hard to make sure the damages to their body is quite minimal. However, there are instances of the gymnast falling down, even if they have practiced quite well. This is the reason why there are certain standards which the association has suggested in terms of tumble mats and this is to ensure that impact is reduced.