Hi Coach, I want to do Elite gymnastics and Hopes but my coach has picked other girls in my level to do Hopes and I am really sad. I am not sure what to do. I also don’t connect with the coach. Should I move gyms? Should I quit gymnastics? Should I just work harder? […]
Ask the Coach I am revisiting my class structure and trying to figure out how to get a quality work out in one or two events, especially bars, but still have time to get some of the other events in. I feel that I can easily get 2 events in, 3 on a good/bad day […]
There are some backward roll safety concerns regarding neck injuries, especially when young beginner gymnasts are first learning them.
There are a number of training and practice options for fixing problems with a gymnast’s straddle back. which also work with fixing other gymnastic skills.
It is difficult to understand when gyms make private lessons & other decisions that make little sense financially or in terms of competition.
Apparently, there are misconceptions even about learning cartwheels. Is lack of strength, poor technique or training system to blame?