Is There a Point in Taking this Recreational Class?

It might be a wise idea for all gyms to review their goals and teaching plans for all of their recreation classes, in regard to the needs of their students. Continue reading

Top 12 Ways to Become a Better Coach

Improvement requires change. Change is sometimes personally difficult to initiate, so here are ways to help coaches change and improve. Continue reading

Building a “Disney” Gym

The Disney company has many business strategies and lessons for gymnastics gym owners to learn and emulate. Building a “Disney” gym can send you to the top. Continue reading

The Unethical Practice of Competitive Sandbagging

Many gyms “sandbag” gymnasts. We call them “professional compulsory gyms” because they are usually the same gyms that can’t produce high level optionals. Continue reading

7 Tips on Developing a Personal Gymnastics Style on Floor and Beam

To win at big meets or Nationals, gymnasts must first get the judges to notice them and developing a recognizable personal gymnastics style can do that. Continue reading

Definition: Handspring Front Layout with Triple Twist Vault

The most difficult rated vault being done, as of July 2011, is the front handspring, front layout vault with 3 twists, done by South Koreas’s Hak Seon Yang Continue reading