Rebecca Andrade ACL injury


Photo: Ricardo Bufolin
Photo: Ricardo Bufolin
Rebecca Andrade suffered a knee injury last Saturday. She ruptured the anterior cruciate ligaments and is out of all competitions for at least the next 8 months.

She’s the top Brazilian gymnast. This certainly hurts their chance to qualify a full team to the Rio Olympics. Recall that Brazil won the 12th and final team spot for the London Olympics with a miracle qualifier.

Rebeca was replaced at the last Youth Olympic Games because of a foot injury.

via Gym Blog Brazil (Portuguese)

gymnast en route to FISU in Korea

The Universiade is an international multi-sport event, organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The name is a combination of the words “University” and “olympiad”. The Universiade is often referred to in English as the World University Games or World Student Games …

WAG Universiade Competitors Confirmed

The 2017 Games will be hosted by Taipei.

Condensed Gymnastics – Tokyo Worlds 2011

@arfedorova edited the WAG AA competition to include just the routines, none of the fluff. That makes the meet less than 40min long!

What a GREAT idea. :-)

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Kas with … a lot of twists

Donnell Whittenburg in training.

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#Slomosunday I'll have try this on a mat sometime soon !!!

A video posted by Donnell Whittenburg (@donnell_whittenburg) on

Utah High Performance Camp

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Oksana Chusovitina montage

Now age-40, Oksana is still going strong. Still improving.

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Brandi Smith-Young on gymnastics stretching

The founder of Perfect 10.0 Physical Therapy and Performance Training in Austin, TX posted exercises in the following areas:

1 Stretching Shoulders and Lats
2 Calf Stretching
3 Improving Hip Flexor Flexibility
4 Strengthening Hip Muscles
5 Strengthening Hip Flexors
6 Strengthening Soleus Muscles
7 Landing Mechanics

Click PLAY or watch a preview on YouTube.

Those are all free to watch if you join CoachTube. (free)

If you are one of those coaches with many video drills on your computer – wondering what to do with them – consider posting them to CoachTube.

You can offer your videos for free. Or charge up to $100 / user.

Click through to see the Gymnastics courses offered, so far.

related – Forbes – New Web Site Allows Coaches To Teach More Than 200 Video Courses