EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GYMNASTIC
To remove this should be the primary object in gymnastic training.
The works he has left on Gymnastic and Music are of such character.
What time shall we allow for this second gymnastic training of the soul?
Shall we begin education with music, and go on to gymnastic afterwards?
The education which was assigned to the men was music and gymnastic.
Then women must be taught music and gymnastic and also the art of war, which they must practise like the men?
Undoubtedly; and yet if music and gymnastic are excluded, and the arts are also excluded, what remains?
Were they not to be trained in gymnastic, and music, and all other sorts of knowledge which were proper for them?
All gymnastic exercises in our state must have a military character; no other will be allowed.
Having said what remained to be said about the teaching of music, let us speak in like manner about gymnastic.
1570s, from Latin gymnasticus, from Greek gynmastikos "fond of or skilled in bodily exercise," from gymnazein "to exercise or train" (see gymnasium).