In kids’ gymnastics, there must be zero tolerance for conditions that could potentially cause gymnastics injuries & the goal of zero injuries is achievable.
Back pain and back injury are all too common now in youth sports including gymnastics. A review of some of the considerations to be taken.
Coach Howard explains how a focus on strength and conditioning during recovery from an ACL injury may actually accelerate a gymnast’s progress.
Subject: Daughter with shoulder injury Dear Coach, Hello! I have an 8-yr. old daughter that competed level 5 last year and would move up to level 6 if she had not developed a shoulder injury. My question is do you know of any brace that she could use to help hold the muscle in place? […]
Rip: In gymnastics, a rip occurs is when a gymnast works so hard on the bars or rings that they tear off a flap of skin from their hand. The injury is like a blister that breaks open.