Many gyms and coaches are unaware of the tremendous power of positive coaching and the positive effect it can have on learning, work habits and motivation.
Making decisions about the future of a gymnast’s gymnastics career can be difficult and complicated. Here is some advice for one gymnast on how to do hat.
Self-talk has a definite effect on gymnasts’ practice/competition performance. Controlling self-talk determines whether that effect is positive or negative.
There were many stories that came out of the 1976 Olympics. The gymnastics events at the 1976 Olympics were dominated by the surpassing grace and precision of Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci, who caused a sensation when, for her performance on the uneven bars, she was awarded the first-ever perfect score of 10.0. She eventually earned […]
The zone is a well-known temporary performance state that athletes may enter into in which they perform instinctively and without conscious thought processes. It is well known because it allows athletes to perform at their optimum level. In this scenario, the brain thinks about the sports action and the body performs it exactly as the […]
While it has always been widely known that gymnasts often develop close friendships, especially when they have reached the team level, a 1996 scientific study by Wiess, Smith and Theeboom investigate the topic in depth. How To Win Friends One of the interesting aspects of the study is that it points the way for how […]