It is difficult to understand when gyms make private lessons & other decisions that make little sense financially or in terms of competition.
There are numerous excellent reasons to sign up kids in gymnastics that are important and useful for both parents and gym owners to know.
For older, hard-core fans, this gymnastics book is a must read and the range of emotion will affect all gymnasts and fans.
Young gymnasts are psychologically fragile and can benefit from gymnast support systems to deal with high pressure gymnastics competitions.
Random Acts of Marketing are surprises you provide for your gymnasts, team or parents beyond the scope of what a gym normally provides.
Gymnastics meets can and should be a bigger experience than just going to the meet and competing. Good gyms and parents plan special events.