Artistic Gymnastics Events: Everything You Need To Know

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Artistic gymnastics is a sport that consists of a lot of time, hard work, dedication and commitment. Typically, there are four events that take place in artistic gymnastics and they are: bars, beam, floor, and vault. Each event is completed by a gymnast that prepares and performs routines. Each routine is under a minute, and if you blink too fast … Read More

What Are The Benefits Of Being A Gymnast?

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Finding a sport or an activity for your child or yourself to participate in can be stressful and hard. Sometimes trying a handful of different things can be very time consuming, and expensive. I, 100 percent support doing what you can to find that right activity for yourself or for your child, but after trial and error your child or … Read More

Cute Gymnastics Hairstyles

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Weather your gymnast is going to practice, a clinic, a meet, or a camp, hair is always something girls are concerned about! In the sport of gymnastics, it is required that your gymnast’s hair is pulled back so it is out of her face so it does not interfere with her performance. Not having your hair pulled back can be … 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

Picking the Right Floor Music

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What is the only thing you hear at a gymnastics meet besides cheering? If you answered “music” then I definitely have to agree with you! There is nothing more overbearing than a million different lyric-less songs playing back-to-back for a few hours while you are watching your little gymnast compete. Some songs are definitely catchy, others are elegant and soft, … Read More

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

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

How to Make Your Gymnastics Leotards Last Longer

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Your daughter will put their gymnastics leotards through a lot. Leotards are expected to fit like a second skin, be stunning to look at, and shouldn’t have to cost a ton. To do this, gymnastics leotard companies use special fabrics and ways to manufacture these leotards to get the look you desire. As a result, leotards are high-performance athletic gear … Read More