Bone Marrow Heroes

A story about a gymnast, her sick brother, her teammates and coaches. Continue reading

Improving Leaps, Straddle Jumps and Wolf Jumps

Flexibility is the key to looking good looking leaps and jumps. Learn what scientific studies have discovered are the fastest ways for gymnasts to improve their flexibility. Continue reading

Uneven Bars History

Many coaches, gymnasts and fans are unaware of the fascinating history of uneven bars. A video and text history of uneven bar development. Continue reading

Why Gymnasts Excel in Academics… and Life

Do you know the many ways gymnasts excel in academics (and life for that matter.) Chances are you’ll learn a few new ones in this article. Continue reading

Should Parents View Gymnastics Classes?

Coach Howard tackles the complex question of where, when and how often parents should view their children’s gymnastics classes. You may be surprised to learn that getting this wrong has been scientifically proven to slow gymnasts’ progress. Continue reading

Do You Have Young Coach Syndrome?

Learn several mistakes to watch out for that young coaches (and some more experienced ones) make. Continue reading