The department of gymnastics and sport dancing after Hrant Shahinyan was established in 1945.
Teaching of sport dancing started in 2003.
The first head of the department was merit worker of physical culture and sport of Armenia, merit coach of the USSR Simon Gharagyozyan.
The following people worked at the department:
Merit worker of physical culture and sport of Armenia Gevorg Alikhanyan,
merit worker of physical culture and sport, associate professor Grigori Safarov,
merit worker of physical culture and sport, merit coach of Armenia Vachagan Hakobyan,
merit coach of Armenia Berkrank Amiryan,
doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, professor Robert Azaryan, merit coach of Armenia,
candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, professor Karlen Babayan,
merit coach of Armenia, candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, professor Harutyun Ghukasyan, associate professor Paylak Boyakhchyan,
merit coaches of Armenia Vladimir Tatyan, Grigor Martirosyan, Ashot Sargsyan, Gagik Keshishyan, Lyova Kocharyan.
Date of birth: 29/04/1963
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The study and methods of motive abilities of highly qualified gymnasts.