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Welcome to Gymnastics Headquarters! If you are taking gymnastics, or your child is taking gymnastics and you want to learn more about the sport, then you are at the right spot. Click on the buttons above to find more articles based on where you are in gymnastics, Getting Started, Getting Serious or Having Fun.

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Starting Out in Gymnastics

If you’re just starting out in gymnastics, here is some information for beginners:

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Gymnastics Levels

Here is some more information about the gymnastics levels and what the different gymnastics level requirements are. In addition to the normal Junior Olympic gymnastics levels, some gymnasts compete in the Excel Program, AAU Gymnastics, or TOPs.

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Improve Your Gymnastics

If you’re looking for some help and ideas for improving your gymnastics here are some places to start:

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The 10 Most Popular Gymnastics Gifts of 2017

With Christmas shopping in full swing, I wanted to put together a list of the most popular gymnastics gifts of 2017. You seemed to love this list last year of the most popular gifts, so I poured over data from GymnasticsHQ and information from Amazon and other retailers to bring you the 10 Most Popular… Read more →

Gymnastic Quote

Even if kids don’t love gymnastics, if they start at any age with some classes, they can learn so many different things — they can build a lot of character, strength, flexibility, and courage. Hopefully, they can also develop a sense of fearlessness.”- Nastia Liukin, 2008 Olympic indvidual all-around Chmapion

Guide to Gymnastics Rips: Prevention & Care

I've been wanting to write about the subject of gymnastics rips for years: the best way to prevent them and how to care for rips after you have one. But, I've been avoiding the subject because I felt like all I had was anecdotal evidence (what I've done for rips), and the little bit of research… Read more →

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Gymnastics taught me everything - life lessons, responsibility and discipline and respect. - Shawn Johnson, 2008 Olympic Balance Beam champion

Upcoming GymnasticsHQ Challenges

Over the next 4 months, I'm going to be putting on a series of 3 challenges similar to the Handstand Challenge to help whoever joins improve their gymnastics skills. Update: The next challenge will be the 30 Day Press Handstand Challenge. They will be 3-4 weeks long with daily 10 minute mini-workouts. You will be… Read more →