On this site we often celebrate those who succeeded in their gymnastics goals.
But what about those who don’t “make it” in their performances at the big events? They win too. So much learning and growing occurs when a less than desired result happens. That is why we can’t lose.
… As parents we get to help guide them through this period and we will learn a lot about the core of our child based on their “rebound.”
… I really believe that more is learned from adversity and the recovery than with success all of the time.
… Life doesn’t end with a fall off beam or not moving on to Nationals.
… Parents: your children will be okay even though they may be hurting right now. Guide them but make sure you give them some space to do a little “figuring it out themselves.” …
Coaches & Parents – Learning In Victory and in Disappointment
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