Welcome to Calisthenics Association of Queensland Inc.

Calisthenics is one of the fastest growing artistic sports – unique to Australia.

The word calisthenics comes from the Greek words ‘kallos’ for beauty and ‘thenos’ for strength. Indeed, the components of the sport aim at achieving those physical attributes, but the sport also influences the emotional and social development of girls and boys through friendship and teamwork. Calisthenics, as we know it today, involves a team of pupils learning routines choreographed to music – each of about three to four minutes duration – and presenting those routines at competitions. Pupils learn approximately six routines concurrently throughout a year and this is where the diversity of the sport is seen. There are different levels of Calisthenics; some clubs have non-competitive classes, performing only at their annual concert. Other teams compete during the year at a number of competitions, performing on stage in costumes. Queensland also has a State Representative Team that competes at the Australian National Championships.

Latest News at Calisthenics Queensland

Queensland Team Championship Results 2015

Posted on December 13th, 2015

Congratulations to all teams who competed at the 2015 State Championships. It was a wonderful weekend of fun, fitness and friendship. Thank you to all the volunteers who worked tirelessly, we could not do this without you!

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Congratulations Piper – ACF National Calisthenic Graceful Junior Champion

Posted on August 13th, 2015

Well done to Piper Herslet on winning the Junior Graceful section at the ACF nationals 2015. The first ever Queenslander to win at Nationals. Piper you are amazing well done and congratulations to your coaches Tarryn Short and Tahni Green


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