Meet Season is Here, What Camera to Use?

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Hooray! Your little gymnast’s meet season is finally here and she is super excited to compete against other teams. Your gymnast has been practicing all year round just for meet season and as one of her biggest fans; you have to decide which camera is perfect for capturing all her breathtaking moves. Luckily, I am here to tell you which … Read More

Which Gymnastics Bars is Best For Home Practice

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Having a gymnast in your household means that even if they just finished a three-hour practice, they will still be flipping throughout the house. So why not get them equipment to help their gymnastics? If your gymnast is asking for a bar for their birthday or Christmas, you may want to know the best place to buy one. Things to … Read More

A Letter To A New Gymnastics Dad

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Dear New Team Dad, How excited are you for your little gymnast right now? She was asked to become a member of the team and she cannot stop smiling or stop jumping with joy! Your gymnast deserves that spot because not only has she been working hard on her skills, but also you have watched her grow from tumbling around … Read More

Gymnastics Meet Photography: The 10 Do’s and Don’ts

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Going to a competition and watching your gymnast do what they love is a rewarding experience for any parent. Most of the time you’re going to want to capture each and every moment that is going to happen. There are certain steps to be taken when photographing your gymnast. The DO’s Do take pictures of your gymnast! It will be … Read More

Aly Raisman Was Not Impressed With A TSA Man

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We all know Aly Raisman, one of the greatest U.S. Gymnasts, a two-time Olympic gold medalist. Well, someone at TSA doesn’t seem to have any idea who he was dealing with. Nevertheless, whether she is a gold medalist or not, no one deserves body shaming! But Aly had the perfect response: Lady at TSA: “Gymnast? I recognized u by ur … Read More

Am I Too Old For Gymnastics

Most people are amazed when they see young girls and boys tumbling across a gym floor. If you aren’t familiar with gymnastics events, the athletes may look superhuman. With this in mind, many older kids (12+) often wonder if it’s too old for them to start gymnastics classes. The answer everyone wants to hear is “no, it’s not too old”. … Read More

Signs Your Gymnast Needs a Sports Psychologist

Everyone knows and recognizes that gymnastics is a very physical sport, but not everyone understands how truly mental the sport is as well. It takes a lot of emotions for gymnasts to be able to do the things they do in the gym. For instance, dismounting from high bars, or tumbling through the air can’t be done without a bit … Read More

The 10 DO’s and DON’Ts of Gymnastics Private Lessons

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About four weeks before the state meet every year, the phone starts ringing off the hook and the calendar starts booking so tightly that to get a private lesson is nearly impossible. There are some very simple guidelines you can follow when you are considering private lessons because they are truly an investment in your child. Do Know The Policy … Read More

Top 10 Tips To Become A Better Gymnastics Parent

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Gymnastics is fun Gymnasts often talk about how they love gymnastics. They mesh with well with their teammates and have a real connection with the coach. While every day isn’t perfect, it should be a great experience. Gymnastics is safe You don’t have to stay and watch every practice. You might be surprised at how much she will grow as … Read More

How to Cheer Up an Injured Athlete

No one likes to be injured. An injury can impact your life in many different ways; especially if you’re an athlete. Young athletes like gymnasts live and breathe their sport, which means when they are unexpectedly taken out of the sport with an injury, they are vulnerable to stress, fear, depression, and even a loss of identity. One of the … Read More