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The Boulder®

Some elite coaches trash talk backward handspring training devices.

And it’s true you can teach a great backward handspring without one.

Personally, I love them all. They have hundreds of uses in the gym. And are ideal for older and non-competing gymnasts.

The best of them all is The Boulder®.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

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They start at $344. Cheap. :-)

Simone Biles – Cheerleader?

saturday morning practice hype????????????

A video posted by Simone Biles (@simonebiles) on

Glenville – Acrobatics & Tumbling

USAG:

GLENVILLE, W. Va. – Glenville State College … announced the addition of Acrobatics & Tumbling as the College’s 13th varsity sport. In addition, Amber King has been named the program’s first head coach …

Glenville State … is a member of the Mountain East Conference, an NCAA Division II-affiliated conference …

Intending to begin competition in 2016, Glenville State becomes the 12th member of the NCATA, further bolstering the presence of the sport in the Mountain State as the third member from the state of West Virginia, joining Alderson-Broaddus College in Phillipi, and Fairmont State University in Fairmont. …

NCATA

Glenville State College Adds Acrobatics & Tumbling

related – what is “Acrobatics & Tumbling”?

standing triple full

Wowser.

Taylor Swift Cheer outtakes

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

(via Inside Cheerleading)

Taylor Swift – Shake It Off

Love it. :-)

Click PLAY or watch it on Vevo.

… before you hate, hate, hate, consider that Taylor’s making fun of twerking.

Also goofing on Ballet, Cheer, Rhythmic and … herself.

related – Why Is Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” No. 1?

the history of Cheerleading

Click through to read an excellent summary by Jessica Rzeszut and Melissa Darcey

THE HISTORY OF CHEERLEADING

bush cheerleader

crazy Cheer tumbling

Thanks Norleen.

AMA says Cheer is a Sport

Lucky us.

The American Medical Association is putting its weight behind designating cheerleading as a sport.

The nation’s largest doctors’ group adopted that as policy Monday at its annual meeting in Chicago. AMA members say cheerleading is as rigorous as many other activities that high schools and the NCAA consider sports. Adding it to the list would mean more safety measures for cheerleaders and proper training for their coaches.

The policy echoes one adopted by the American Academy of Pediatrics two years ago. …

Read More …

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In related news, the AMA finally confirmed that water is wet. :-)

At next year’s AMA meeting they will reconsider whether or not American Football is a sport. :-)

overweight football player

Kentucky Cheer training

Impressive.

Thanks Naila.

mad tumbler Brandon Mccuien

The video shoot features connections you’ve never seen before. Tumbling out of back drop on Floor!?

Continuous advanced counter tumbling. Brandon does double tuck like most tumblers do single tuck.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

See more on his YouTube channel.

Brandon “Lil B” McCuien (born April 4, 1990) is a Street Tumbler from Little Rock, Arkansas. …

via Men’s NCAA Alumni

Woodward East Camp

Have you booked a summer gymnastics camp yet?

Recall we were worried for the future of the Woodward Camps when they were purchased by Powdr Corp. in 2011.

So far, so good. It seems.

Click PLAY or watch a Woodward East promo video on YouTube. (9min)

Leave a comment if you know what’s happening with the Woodward chain of Camps.

gainer back tuck to round-off

Yeesh.

(via Greg Roe)