10 Awesome Birthday Gifts for Gymnasts

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Your gymnast’s birthday is coming up and you are wondering what you should get for her birthday along with telling friends and family what they could get for her as well. Lets totally be honest with ourselves; if you have a gymnast in your family you better realize that anything that she wants, will revolve around gymnastics or be related … Read More

Male Gymnastics Gift Ideas

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So, you’re here reading this post because you’re stuck when it comes to gift ideas for your male gymnast. Believe me, I know gifts, in general, can be quite tough to figure out because it is hard to think of the best gift to give to that person. If I am being honest, males, in general, are hard to shop … Read More

Gymnastics Vault for Home

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Meet season is approaching and your gymnast wants to improve her skills on vault, right? Vault is part of artistic gymnastics alongside floor. Vault is a quick event when it comes to gymnastics meets, it may only last a few seconds so it is important not to blink! No, seriously. Do not blink! Vault is not as easy as it … Read More

So, What is a Vault in Gymnastics?

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Hello, gymnastics community! Today in this post I will be discussing “the vault” to help you understand more about it. Have you ever been to a meet or to a practice and wonder what that giant object is that your gymnast uses to perform a skill? You know, the giant thing your gymnast runs towards with all his/her might? The … Read More

Gymnastics Poses for Pictures

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The 2017 meet season is approaching and you and your gymnast are looking to update her gymnastics photo that is sitting above the fireplace along with the rest of your family pictures. A lot has happened within the last year, whether your gymnast moved up a level (or two, or maybe three!) or maybe she is on a different team. … Read More

How to Become a Gymnastics Judge

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Have you ever wondered what it took to become a judge for gymnastics? Their jobs may seem quite easy, but believe me when I say there is a lot to it! You see judges most during meets, obviously. There are a few judges sitting at a table at each event: bars, beam, vault, and floor. These judges have gone through … Read More

Halloween Costume Ideas for Gymnasts

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Oh, how I love Halloween season! There is nothing like competing with your neighbors when it comes to decorating your house and your yard, carving pumpkins, apple picking, eating candy until your stomach hurts, telling spooky stories, visiting haunted houses and of course, costume picking. I hope that you can agree with me when I honestly say that picking out … Read More

Recreational Gymnastics

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Gymnastics is a sport that can be competitive and recreational. Sometimes being on a team can be difficult because you have to dedicate many hours into training and prevent you from doing things, or participating in things. When you belong to a team you are making a commitment. Being on a team is not for everyone, especially for those who … Read More