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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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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.  But, I want your input! What do you want to learn? A good challenge skill will be: a skill that you do throughout the levels so… 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

A Split Leap Workout You Can Do at Home

I've already written about how to do a split leap, and in that article I talk about how you have to do a leap in gymnastics routines from level 3 up to the highest levels. So it's definitely a skill that is worth spending time to master. In level 3 you only need to do… Read more →

Gymnastic Quote

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

The Best Gymnastics Gifts of 2017

I'm so excited about this year's gymnastics gift guide, because there are lots of cool new gymnastics items this year! Maybe it's because it's the year after the Olympics when gymnastics interest peaks, but regardless I feel like the gymnastics clothes are cuter than ever this year! I'm also so excited about some of the… Read more →