The event is the last opportunity for men to qualify for the 2018 U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston, Mass., Aug. 16-19, as well as an opportunity to tune-up for nationals. …
Always informative and entertaining. Recorded at #GymCon2018.
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Paint like this is an ongoing reminder for coaches and gymnasts.
Phoenix Gymnastics, Vancouver.
The best reason to use line drills in your training plan is to get a lot done in a short period of time. All gymnasts are working.
For compulsories, they are an excellent way to ensure you are getting many reps of simple skills.
Click PLAY or watch a sample on Instagram.
I really like the line work in this video. Lots of great break downs for learning variations on roll skills. It’s by no means a complete picture, but it should give coaches who haven’t done much with roll sequences so ideas. . . If you look closely you may notice some drills are performed with socks between their ears and shoulders to help the gymnast focus on pushing y’all through tune or shoulders. Tried it with my guys since seeing it at @leedsgymnastics and it made a big difference. . . Thanks coach @rawly87 and his gymnasts! Also notice the really good looking cool guy @gymnastjonas doing the nice turning work 👍
On the other hand … I’ve seen Gyms where kids get sick of line drills. Sometimes quality suffers with less able gymnasts.
A good compromise is to use line drills occasionally.
Kerry Perry … announced five members of the organization’s newly created Athlete Task Force: Shenea Booth, acrobatic gymnastics; Ivana Hong, women’s gymnastics; Jazzy Kerber, rhythmic gymnastics; Steven Legendre, men’s gymnastics; and Leigh Hennessy Robson, trampoline and tumbling.
Spencer is not convinced.
It would be easy for someone with his track record to blow his own trumpet, but Erick Lopez has always been a humble and simple man …
I suffered the prejudices of being Black, Latin and Cuban, like previous generations at the World Championships. …
Watch a touching and inspirational BBC interview with Gwynedd Lingard, who competed as a gymnast in the 1952 and 1960 Olympic Games, still coaches six classes a week at Penarth Gymnastics Club.
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It’s a closed group meaning you must ask to join. Normally only coaches, Gym owners and managers are accepted.
An Olympic gold medalist speaks. It’s a fascinating read.
Q: Do you often dream about gymnastics?
A: I used to, but I rarely do now. I’ve never dreamed about my favorite bars, only about my hated vault. …
Q: how much money were you paid for your Olympic gold in 1988?
A: I received 8,000 rubles and an apartment. It was a decent amount for that time, you could buy the most coveted car of the time – Lada Sputnik. …
… On that national team, any single one of us could win the all-around. And the same was the case with the men’s team. I think that those were the strongest USSR teams in the history. This was true not just in Seoul but also in Barcelona in 1992. …
Click PLAY or watch her Vault on YouTube. The second is Yurchenko Double Twist.