What to Pack for Meets

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Hello to the gymnastics community! I hope all of you are getting yourself prepared along with your gymnast for the upcoming meet season. For those that are new gymnastics parents, this will be a great post for you because sometimes it can become stressful to know exactly what to pack your gymnast when it comes to meets. Below I have … Read More

Teamwork and Gymnastics

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“We work hard every day. It’s hard to do things by yourself, but as a team you can go so far.” -Laurie Hernandez in Rio after USA won a gold medal in gymnastics That says it all, doesn’t it? How do you think the USA women’s gymnastics team dominated the Rio Olympics? Was it because they only focused on themselves … Read More

Friendships and Gymnastics

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Friendships. What are friendships honestly? According to the Dictionary, friendships are a state of mutual trust and support between two or more people. Friendships are eating pizza at midnight while laughing and cracking jokes. Friendships are being a shoulder for someone to cry on, or a pat on the back for a job well done. Friendships consist of many memories, … Read More

What Your Gymnast NEEDS in Their Stocking This Year

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October just kicked in this week with Halloween just around the corner. Before we know it, Thanksgiving will be here and then the best time of year will be approaching- Christmas. How awesome, and may I say cozy, is the Holiday season? Who does not love the constant smell of cookies that linger around the house, the warmth from the … Read More

Gymnastics and Sportsmanship: Why is the Relationship Important?

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Hello gymnastics community! The weather is getting cooler and fall is kicking in, which means meet season is just right around the corner. I am sure your little gymnast had worked their butt off all summer to perfect that one skill, learn something new, or even moved up a level! Either way, it is quite an exciting time during this … Read More

Why the U.S. Gymnastics Dominated the Olympics

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During the summer of 2016, the Summer Olympics were held in Rio. One particular sport that stood out and flooded social media was of course: Gymnastics. There is no doubt that the key to the women’s US Gymnastics team’s success was not only great sportsmanship, but the deep connection and the friendship the girls developed is what really led them … Read More

What To Look For When Choosing A New Gym

Leaving a gym can be hard. There are multiple reasons to leave a gym and even if you are leaving for a bad reason, there will be positive outcomes. You may want to leave because of the coaches, teammates, or maybe you’re moving out of state. There are so many reasons to stay in a gym, but if you want … Read More

How Do I become An Elite Gymnast?

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Being an elite gymnast is something that only a handful of people will get to do in their lifetime. If you are an aspiring elite gymnast, a coach wanting to learn how to coach a gymnast to the elite level, or a parent of an elite gymnast, here are some tips for you. Becoming an Elite Gymnast: There are many … Read More

How Do I Become A College Gymnast?

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It is almost every gymnast’s goal to become a college gymnast. Becoming a college gymnast is not easy and takes a lot of work but here are some useful steps to help prepare yourself or your gymnast on their journey to college gymnastics. Step 1: Being a Level 10 Gymnast A very important step to becoming a college gymnast is to … Read More

Gymnastics Must Haves, Gymnastics Essentials and What to Pack

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A big meet is taking place this weekend and you and your gymnast are putting together a checklist. It’s hard to think of everything that you think your gymnast would need because it is most likely that you may forget a thing or two. This situation can cause stress, and there have been times where I have seen judges take … Read More