The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Gymnastics Summer Camp covers the types of gymnastics camps, price ranges (including other costs such as travel), what to think about when deciding if you should attend a gymnastics summer camp and much more.
Learn the consequences to your gymnasts and coaches of not having enough low balance beam stations in your gym and how to solve the problem.
The uproar and largely misinformed criticism of the 10,000 Hour Elite Training scientific research and how it applies to gymnastics is answered and rebutted
Stick: A gymnastics term used when a gymnast executes a dismount or landing with such good technique that they take no steps on the landing. Also refers to the traditional position which gymnasts hold on landing dismounts. Sticking consistently takes regular practice.
Rep: Rep is shortened version of repetition. When doing an weightlifting or gymnastics exercise, a rep is one cycle of the action or motion.
Pointed Toes: Toe point is an important factor in gymnastics. When the toes and foot are pulled downward so that the line from the knee to the tip of the toes is essentially straight and there is no angle in the ankle. This emphasizes a long straight leg and body line.