Another very cool safety training device from Tumbl Trak.
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.
Former U.S. national team member Anna Li has resigned from USA Gymnastics high profile Athletes’ Council amid allegations that she and her mother, Jiani Wu, have been verbally, emotionally and physically abusive to young gymnasts. …
The U.S. Center for SafeSport launched an investigation into Li and Wu on Monday and at least 11 complaints have been filed against Li and Wu ….
“Earlier today, Anna Li stepped down as an athletes’ representative on the Athletes’ Council, which the Council accepted,” Paul Ruggeri, chairman of the Athletes’ Council, said in a statement to SCNG. “The Athletes’ Council will decide next steps regarding the vacancy.” …
SCOTT M. REID
While the investigation is in progress, Anna is still a member and eligible to participate as a judge and/or a coach. She’s judging this weekend.
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Landings are incredibly important in NCAA competition. Yet College girls are not very good at them. 😕
Almost any male gymnast is more skilled at bringing impact forces to zero than almost any female gymnast. Male gymnasts work seriously on landings.
Click PLAY or watch Scott Morgan on instagram.
Click PLAY or watch U.S. guys working landings on instagram.
Yes. Part of the problem in WAG is judging expectations. We need to educate judges to the biomechanically, physiologically BEST and SAFEST techniques of landing.
Gymnasts should do hundreds of progressions before introducing the Spring Board.
Click PLAY or watch one example on YouTube.
Inclusive Language for Internal and External Communications
related – Stop calling women ‘girls’
Girls are age-12 and younger. Next teenagers. And finally young women.