Pole - is a complexly coordinated type of sports activity that combines elements of gymnastics, acrobatics, choreography and acting skills, which are realized as a result of performing technical programs on special equipment - vertically placed steel poles.
In competitive activities, pylons, as a rule, are presented in two variations - dynamic (with rotation around its own axis) and static (without rotation). Athletes present in their programs a variety of elements for flexibility, strength, balance, which in turn are classified according to complexity. The final score is summed up based on the quality of the performed elements, an assessment for choreography and artistry is obligatory.
There are several pole categories: