Entries Tagged 'Trampoline' ↓
March 9th, 2014 — ethics, Trampoline
The website Ministry of Tofu posted a great photo essay about the Chinese youth trampoline training program at the Fujian Trampoline Center where 2008 Olympic Champion He Wenna got her start. Because of her success, among the first Chinese to win an Olympic Gold medal, the Fujian Trampoline Center became the Training Center for the National Team.
There are 40 students there, selected for their potential, who range in age from 5-16. …
Let me guess …
A small girl will be crying.
Photos: Chinese kids on the trampoline
March 8th, 2014 — Olympics, Trampoline
The three time Olympic Trampoline medalist, age-33, wants one more major international competition.
“I currently weigh less then my pre-pregnancy weight,” she said. “My focus in the gym is on regaining my lean muscle mass and improving my power. I started back on the trampoline two weeks ago and it feels great to be in the air again. I am trying to take it slow, as my mind wants to do everything I did before, but my body needs time to adapt to jumping on the trampoline again.”
Karen Cockburn hopes to bow out at Pan Am Games
February 26th, 2014 — Trampoline
February 25th, 2014 — Olympics, snow and ice, Trampoline
David Wise (born June 30, 1990) is an American freestyle skier.
On February 18, 2014 he became the first ever men’s Olympic gold medalist in halfpipe.
Click PLAY or watch him training Tramp in an X Games promo on YouTube.
That Super Tramp is made by Max Air. The “original” version was made by Dave Ross at Rebound Trampoline.
(via Trampoline Pundit)
February 22nd, 2014 — books & manuals, Trampoline
New book by Peter Marino:
Garden trampolines are excellent for learning basic trampoline skills at home. In this handbook you will learn the fundamental skills needed for the trampoline, such as tuck, pike, straddle, seat drops, back drops and much more. The handbook contains chapters as diverse as: safety, body positions, warm ups, skills, and challenges. With topics including: arm circles, straight jumps, tuck position, pike position, straddle position, seat drops, back drops, and front drops.
eBook (ePub) $2.99
February 22nd, 2014 — ethics, safety, Trampoline
A lawsuit was filed … by the parents of a Houston teenager who suffered seizures and a traumatic brain injury after falling through a torn trampoline canvas at a local trampoline park last June.
Mike and Traci Menchaca sued National Trampoline Entertainment Centers and National Trampoline Entertainment Dallas, II, D/B/A “Cosmic Jump” in Harris County District Court, seeking damages to include the teen’s past and future medical expenses, as well as his loss of future earning capacity. …
Max Menchaca’s injuries occurred when he fell into an unprotected area underneath the trampoline platform …
Several states, including Arizona, Michigan, Utah, and California have proposed new regulations to promote greater safety and accountability by trampoline parks. Similar measures have not yet been proposed in Texas. …
Parents of Brain-Injured Teen File Lawsuit Against Houston Trampoline Park
Like most coaches, I’m astonished these places in the USA have not been sued out of business.
Kids should learn trampoline with a qualified coach.
related – cosmicjump.com
February 21st, 2014 — Trampoline
February 21st, 2014 — Trampoline
If you know Dave — born April 30th, 1950 — this is worth watching.
Dave Ross, Canadian Olympic Trampoline coach, performs a routine at the 2011 Canadian National Trampoline and Tumbling Championships in PEI.
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.
February 4th, 2014 — Acrobatic Gymnastics, Power Tumbling, Trampoline
South African Gymnastics Federation:
International Trampoline, Tumbling and Acrobatic Gymnastics coming soon to Sun City Resort.
We hope to see you all at the Indo Pacific Championships 2014, 29 June – 05 July 2014.
February 1st, 2014 — Gymnastics, Olympics, Rhythmic, Trampoline
Aug 16-28 in China.
Just like at the Olympic Games, Men’s and Women’s Artistic, Trampoline and Rhythmic Gymnastics are included in the sports programme in Nanjing.
Artistic Gymnastics at the Youth Olympic Games features All-around competitions as well as Event Finals on the six apparatus for the men and four apparatus for the women, respectively. The YOG do not include a Team competition. Trampoline is on display with individual competitions for men and women and Rhythmic Gymnastics includes an individual All-around as well as a Group competition.
What are the age requirements for gymnasts qualifying for the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games?
Women’s Rhythmic and Artistic Gymnastics participants must be 15 years old, (born between January 1 and December 31, 1999) and Men’s Artistic and Trampoline participants need to be 16 – 17 years old (born between January 1, 1997 and December 31 1998.)
What is the quota for each Gymnastics discipline at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games and how is it divided for each continent?
A total of 84 places – 42 for men and 42 for women — have been allocated to Artistic Gymnastics. Europe has 19 places each for men and women; Asia has 10 places for the men and 9 for the women (including one host country place in each for China). Four places each have been allocated to Africa; America has eight places for the men and nine for the women; and one place each has been allocated to Oceania.
Individual Rhythmic Gymnastics has a quota of 18 places, divvied up into seven for Europe, four for Asia (including one host country place), three each for Africa and America and one for Oceania. Each continent may qualify one Rhythmic group, with Asia having an additional host country place for China, bringing the total up to six places.
Twelve places for men and women respectively have been allocated to Trampoline Gymnastics. Europe has a quota of four places each, Asia three each (including one men’s and or one women’s host country place for China), Africa and America have two places each for men and women, respectively, and Oceania may qualify one man and one woman.
Fast facts with 200 days to go before the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games
Click PLAY or watch a promo clip on YouTube.
I’m a guest this weekend at the South African Men’s Team Camp preparing for Cottbus, African Championships, YOG and the other big meets of 2014.
January 30th, 2014 — Gymnastics, Rhythmic, Trampoline
Sandra Lewis, Communications Director, Gymnastics BC:
slewis (a) gymbc.org
Tickets go on sale this Saturday
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – One of gymnastics’ premier international events, the 2014 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships, is set to take place at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Taking place April 9 to 12, the championships feature some of the world’s best artistic, trampoline and rhythmic gymnasts. …
Close to 300 athletes from 17 countries around the Pacific Ocean are expected to compete. Perennial Olympic favourites Japan, China, Russia and the United States are among the countries confirmed for the championships. …
Public ticket sales begin on Saturday, February 1 with two categories of tickets:
· General Admission: Youth (6-17) and Seniors (65+) – $15; Adult – $20 plus taxes and service fees
· Priority Seating: $35 plus taxes and service fees
All tickets can be purchased on line at pacificrimchamps.eventbrite.com
WAG will most likely sell out quickly. Buy now or cry later.
I’ll be there volunteering with Sandra’s communications team.
read more – 2014 Pacific Rim media announcement – January 29
related – Richmond to host 17-nation 2014 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships
January 23rd, 2014 — humour, Trampoline
For … why?
(via Brett MacAulay)
January 20th, 2014 — Gymnastics, product endorsements, Trampoline
Sports Training Systems (STS) is developer of educational software for gymnastics professionals by judge Doug Hills.
Doug has launched a weekly Sports Training Systems newsletter supporting the MAG, WAG and Trampoline software programs available for purchase here.
Check sample newsletter issue #1. Bottom of that page you can subscribe by email. Free.
Or LIKE the new Facebook page.
Doug is currently developing educational software for FIG.