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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.If you’re a parent, head over here to Gymnastics Information for Parents central 🙂

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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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A back walkover is a skill that usually a gymnast learns twice, once on floor and once on beam. On both floor and beam it can be a scary skill, because it's usually the first time a gymnast is doing a skill backwards. Already know how to do a back walkover and want a Back… 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

How to do a Front Handspring on Vault

A front handspring on vault is an incredibly important gymnastics skill because some gymansts perform it from level 4 all the way through level 8. While the deductions get stricter as a gymnast progresses through the levels, the skill remains the same. It's also the basis of some more advanced vaults.  So it's in your… Read more →

Gymnastic Quote

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

How to Do a Split Leap: Drills & Exercises to Help you Improve

A split leap is an important skill in gymnastics, and one that you should master. A split leap is usually part of  the dance in both your floor and beam routines. I'm going to tell you some drills and exercises you can do to help you learn a beautiful, perfect split leap. As a beginner… Read more →