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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.


Starting Out in Gymnastics

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


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.


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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100 Gymnastics Gift Ideas

Here are 100 gymnastic gift ideas for your favorite gymnast! Pick out the perfect gift for your gymnast, whether it's a piece of clothing, a great motivational book, a leotard, or a gymnastics accessory. There are a couple gift ideas for your gymnast's family too :) Typography Tee: This gymnast typography t-shirt makes a great gift. It… 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

Home Gymnastics Equipment: Beams, Mats, Bars and More

Home gymnastics equipment is great for helping both beginner and advanced gymnasts improve by practicing at home. Practicing at home can help your child improve faster thanks to the power of repetition--without spending extra money for more time in the gym. It’s also a great way for your gymnast to show you the skills they are learning in class… 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 Gymnastics Full Turn

In gymnastics, a turn is one of the main components of both beam and floor routines.  You may think that as a gymnast you don't really need to worry about dance moves. But, that is definitely not true! Starting as a level 2 gymnast (90° heel snap turn on floor) all the way to a… Read more →