The traditional way to divide up gymnastics teams into groups for practice is by level and there is certainly merit in this method when it comes to compulsory coaching. It is probably easier to have all the same compulsory level together when it comes to teaching the compulsory routines. Compared With Their Own Age This […]
Amplitude: In gymnastics, this term refers to height, distance and full extension in the execution of a particular skill. In general, the higher the or bigger a skill is performed, the better the amplitude and the resulting score. Historically at times, the FIG code has given bonus for amplitude.
Gymnasts pass through a number of physical and developmental stages during their gymnastics careers. These are periods of readiness to learn, physical readiness and physical and emotional maturity. There is tremendous growth and development in the current affected physical capability during the growth period. Gymnasts Must be Ready to Learn Before They Can Before the […]
There are currently a variety of career paths for gymnastics coaches. There are a number of factors that will affect progress through such a career path that we would like to inform all coaches and potential coaches about for their own information and planning. Sell Yourself and Your Program The primary quality for any employee […]
The gymnastics game called Add-On is usually played and best known on trampoline. Creative gymnasts and coaches however, have been playing it on other events also. The game works for any level of gymnast although it is most fun when played by gymnasts of about the same level. Free Time, What’s That? For gymnasts, if […]