Gymnasts used to be the daredevils of the world and the epitome of ROV (Risk, Originality and Virtuosity). How can gymnastics get back its reputation?
Training to be a high level optional gymnast doing high level difficulty skills safely requires gymnasts to start early doing all the lead-up progressions.
Too many coaches don’t teach their young gymnasts real tumbling/gymnastics skills at the time when they can learn them best, fastest and most efficiently.
There is too little innovation both in gymnastics training equipment and the training systems used by coaches. A little of what young gymnasts can really do
A very small number of gyms and coaches are producing ALL of the Olympians, World Championship team members, Elites, and National Team gymnasts in the USA.
Gymnastics coaches have much they could learn from T&T tumbling coaches, who produce the best tumblers in the world. Here are some training ideas to steal.