A mini trampoline is basically a trampoline for personal use. They are the ideal size for one person and have a surprisingly wide range of uses. Here are some examples of how they can be utilized in a variety of activities.
Mini Trampolines in Gymnastics
There are three events in gymnastics that use a trampoline: Individual Trampoline, Synchronized Trampoline, and Double Mini Trampoline. The two former events utilize a large trampoline in which the gymnast performs various aerial maneuvers. The latter, Double Mini Trampoline, utilizes two mini trampolines, one sloped and one flat.
In the double mini trampoline event, the gymnast runs up to the sloped end and uses that to catapult themselves onto the flat surface off of which they perform a series of acrobatic twists and turns in the air before landing on their feet.
Here is an example of the event in action: