The USA Gymnastics TOPs program has expanded to add a new State level of skill and physical abilities testing, but the program overall has been watered down
While a common phrase, it is incorrect to call very flexible gymnasts double jointed especially if you want to appear knowledgeable.
Gymnasts and coaches could learn some things about toe and foot strength and flexibility training from ballerinas who take great care of their toes and feet
Shoulder flexibility is a hidden safety problem in gymnastics that USA Gymnastics has not done enough to publicize and eradicate. Learn what needs to be done to keep gymnasts safe.
Flexibility is the key to looking good looking leaps and jumps. Learn what scientific studies have discovered are the fastest ways for gymnasts to improve their flexibility.
Subject: Daughter/Flexibility vs Strength My daughter is 7 years old and is training level 4 at this time. Her coaches are amazed with her flexibility, however, her strength needs a lot of work. She seems to have fallen behind in bars because of the strength issue. If she isn’t going to be a major competitor, […]