Worlds 2019 – Fujitsu’s judging support system

I’m looking forward to seeing if this helps.

… The judging support system will now be tested at a forthcoming World Cup event and targeted for deployment at the 2019 World Championships …

… assist judges in coming to accurate determination of elements by capturing the gymnasts’ movements with 3D laser sensors and analysing as numerical data. …

Provide training solutions …

Improvement of entertainment applications and expansion of fan-base

– Offer TV and online broadcasting contents, while providing display boards and smartphone systems for visitors at competitions, to make Gymnastics more entertaining …

advice for College Gymnasts


– Sleep

– Nutrition Education and Fueling for Training / Performance

– Know yourself well, don’t assume you will respond to training or recover like your teammates

– Don’t be afraid to speak up

– Be a master of your schedule

– Be proactive and make choices to support your goals

– Don’t dwell on failures

– Lean on your teammates and available resources

College Gymnastics Survival Guide (PDF)

USAG supports #TransDayOfRemembrance

We support diversity and inclusion

via GymCastic

USAG still searching for new CEO

While it might be rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic, no doubt some future organization replacing USAG can use some of the existing policies and procedures.

USA Gymnastics Karen Golz, Board chair:

Top Priorities for the next CEO:

  • Work to ensure the safety of athletes.
  • Lead an organizational transformation to rebuild trust and move the organization forward in a positive and inclusive manner.
  • Ensure transparency in USA Gymnastics operations to build organizational and public trust.

Key Experience

  • Experience leading cultural change, organizational transformation or turnaround in a complex setting.
  • Experience in gymnastics, either as an athlete, coach, parent or administrator.
  • Proven stakeholder management skills; history of working effectively with a board and a diverse constituent base or membership organization.

Personal Characteristics

  • Unquestioned integrity, credibility and character.
  • Strong, transparent communicator and motivator.
  • Knowledgeable about gymnastics and USA Gymnastics as an organization.
  • Team-oriented and collaborative.

Read the full statement.

when girls lose confidence

In their tween and teenage years, girls become dramatically less self-assured—a feeling that often lasts through adulthood.

On the upside, girls who play sports are more successful in later life. …

The habit of what psychologists call rumination—essentially, dwelling extensively on negative feelings—is more prevalent in women than in men, and often starts at puberty. …

Our poll shows that from ages 8 to 14 boys are more likely than girls to describe themselves as confident, strong, adventurous, and fearless. …

Social media doesn’t help either, and its ill effects might hit girls harder than boys. …

There’s evidence that tweaking the status quo, and acclimating girls at this critical age to more risk taking and failure, makes a difference. Some of the most compelling data links participation in sports to professional success. …

It’s not only through athletics that young girls can gain confidence; sport is simply an organized and easily available opportunity to experience loss, failure, and resilience. But the same skills can be acquired by participating on a debate team, learning to cook, or speaking up on behalf of a cause like animal welfare

How Puberty Kills Girls’ Confidence