It’s OK To Involve Your Child In Gymnastics

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The last time we watched gymnastics in the Olympics was during the summer of 2016 in Rio. The next Summer Olympics will take place in 2020 where gymnastics will be a big hit once again; though I am not sure if anyone would be able to compete up against the Final Five! Gymnastics has been a popular topic in the … 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

What To Look For When Choosing A New Gym

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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

Understanding Uneven Bars in Gymnastics

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If you have a little gymnast who is wanting to start the wonderful sport of gymnastics, you might want to know what that will entail. First off, there are four events; the vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Knowing about the events might be helpful for you as a parent. You could help explain to your new gymnast … Read More

Your Ultimate Gymnastics Leotards Buying Guide

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Gymnastics leotards are an essential part of any gymnasts’ wardrobe. With a wide variety of colors and fabrics, it’s easy to get carried away while shopping. However, it’s important to consider fit, brand, shape, cut, fabric, sleeves, gymnast’s measurements, whether you’re buying a competition or training leo, and your gymnast’s personal preference to ensure you get leos they will actually … Read More

A Letter to New Gymnastics Mom

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Dear New Team Mom, A big warm welcome to the team!! Get ready for an amazing ride filled with many ups and downs and plenty of plateaus. I am sure your athlete was ecstatic about being asked to join team and worked really hard to get there. She was jumping up and down with her team mates and couldn’t wait to … Read More

Why Gymnastics? (Technically Explained)

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Gymnastics is an activity of ancient origins and modern tensions. Most large and medium size cities and towns have a private gymnastics school or offer gymnastics activities via a park district, public school, Turners, Sokol, or YMCA. Media attention toward gymnastics has continued to grow, making gymnastics one of the top television-audience draws. Gymnastics at the top levels continues to draw attention. It … Read More

How to Find the Right Gymnastics Gym/Club

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Gymnastics is a great activity for kids of all ages and abilities. In addition to amazing upper and lower body strength, gymnastics also helps kids develop balance, co-ordination, flexibility, and self-confidence. Not to mention, the gym is a great place to have a ton of fun. If you are thinking about getting your son or daughter into gymnastics, you need … Read More