Getting in the 10,000 hours of effective training needed to become an elite gymnast is difficult and must be well planed. Do you have a plan?
Preschool gymnast’s parents should be aware that early childhood development applies equally to gymnastics flexibility training as education and learning.
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.
There is considerable confusion, controversy and many questions about exactly how long gymnasts hours practice and what that decision should be based on.
Don’t ever believe a coach who says a team gymnast “doesn’t want to be great” or is “too lazy,” if that gymnast is going to practice every day.
Shoulder flexibility is a hidden safety problem in gymnastics that USA Gymnastics has not done enough to publicize and eradicate. Learn what needs to be done to keep gymnasts safe.