It seems that every generation of young coaches has to learn the hard way that too much, too soon will burn out talented young gymnasts every time.
Dealing with and reducing the level of the very normal separation anxiety that young gymnasts often show is simply a function of understanding what helps.
Parents want to view their child’s gymnastics classes when they want and gyms want gymnasts to not be distracted. What is the correct balance?
Actual gymnastics skills for preschool age gymnasts is not the real point or goal and actually quite rare, but there are numerous benefits to participation.
Vestibular Development is a physical activity program that increasingly acclimates a child through and to a series of dizzying activities, which stress the brain. The goal and purpose of these exercises is to adapt to salto and twisting skills and cause the brain to grow (and possibly increase in capacity). Potential Brain Growth Preschool programs […]
“Every Child is a Star.” Have Fun! Co-ordination. Self-confidence. Develop and improve Self Image. Self-esteem (thinking “I’m great” after learning each new skill). Socialization and Social Development of social skills (sharing, caring, helping). Development of learning skills – Increase Cognitive Skills and abilities (listening skills, verbalizing, memory, concentration). Movement Education and Movement Exploration. Vestibular Development […]