Three Ways to Manage Super High Energy Gymnasts

Three Ways to Manage Super High Energy Gymnasts

Take one look at all the flipping, twisting, balancing, and trampoline in gymnastics and it is no surprise that our sport often attracts kids with HIGH ENERGY. The gym is actually the BEST place for them, after all! 

The Power of a Closing Circle

The Power of a Closing Circle

As my daughter bounces toward me, water bottle in hand, I ask excitedly, “HOW WAS IT?!!!!!! WHAT DID YOU DO?!!”

Usual answers go something like this: “Good. We did beam [or insert last piece of equipment they used].”

That’s it. No more detail. No displays of skills.

There's a simple way to get a better answer.

Baby Bars: Grip Strength Ideas For Preschool Gymnasts

Baby Bars: Grip Strength Ideas For Preschool Gymnasts

Raise your hand if you’re always surprised when kiddos aren’t quite able to hang on the bar by themselves in preschool...

Yeah, me too.

It is easy to forget how tiny their little hands are, and how challenging it can be for them to support their entire body weight.  As another hurdle, bars can be especially challenging to plan for parent tot classes!