Extreme Athletic Supply X Bar

Good idea. I’d use this.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

Coach uses the terms “lefty” and “righty“. He’s talking about the support hand on the forward pirouette, not the direction of twist. (The first girl twists to the left, the second to the right.)

400th FIG Age Group course

As of now, 6900 different coaches from 137 countries have attended these courses. …

The courses were organized in 83 countries over the past 15 years. Over that time, the various parts of the curriculum were presented by 248 different experts from 44 countries. …

Hardy Fink 

LSU attendance at home meets

One way to ensure longterm support for your University team is to bring in an audience.

LSU’s growth into a national gymnastics power matched by surging attendance

The Tigers improved to 15-1 on the season and extended their streak of scores with a 197 or higher to 35, which ties the NCAA gymnastics record. …

LSU set and tied multiple school records Saturday afternoon with the Tigers’ bars lineup posting a 49.750 for the best in school history. The score exceed the previous record of 49.725 set earlier this season. LSU has now set six of the best 10 bars scores in school history this season. …

Gymnastics Sets Records on Senior Night

via @GymCastic

Circus Aerialist Yann Arnaud has died

Terrible news. Aerialist Yann Arnaud died after after a fall of more than three metres during a show in Tampa, Florida, Saturday night.

One of the most experienced artists in the troupe with 15 years experience, the tragedy is being investigated.