Advanced Competitive

When you think about gymnasts and gymnastics, one of the first thoughts that comes to your mind is probably how flexible they are and how they got that way. I recently went to a Strength & Flexibility in Gymnastics seminar taught by Dr. Dave Tilley, and learned a lot about how the current research and thoughts… Read More →

These are the level 10 gymnastics requirements. Level 10 is an optional level; learn more about the gymnastics levels here. // To compete in level 10 gymnastics a gymnast must be able to do most of the following skill requirements on each of the four events, have scored a 34 All-Around at level 9 and have reached her 9th birthday… Read More →

These are the level 9 gymnastics requirements. Level 9 is an optional level; learn more about the gymnastics levels here. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); To compete in level 9 gymnastics a gymnast must be able to do most of the following skill requirements on each of the four events, have scored a 34 All-Around at level 8 and… Read More →

I get emails every day asking me to write about how to get over a gymnastic mental block. It's not an easy question to answer. Every gymnast is different, and I never, ever want to encourage a gymnast to do a skill that she might not be able to do safely. But, I know mental… Read More →