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Having Fun with Gymnastics

What is more fun than gymnastics! Here is some information on throwing a gymnastics party, and gifts your gymnast will love!

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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 Xcel 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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Prepare for Gymnastics

Here are some videos and articles to help you prepare for gymnastics:

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2018 Gymnastics Rule Changes

The rule books for the Junior Olympic gymnastics program and for the Xcel gymnastics program were updated for the new quadrennium (2018-2022). Most of the rules and values of skills stayed the same but there are some changes. I have outlined some of the biggest changes below that will affect gymnasts and coaches. GymnasticsHQ's Skill Progression Charts… Read more →

Xcel Platinum Requirements

Xcel Platinum is the fourth level in the Xcel gymnastics levels. To compete gymnastics in the Xcel Platinum Division, the gymnast must be able to do routines that meet these requirements, as stated in the Xcel Code of Points. These requirements are paraphrased for easier comprehension; for precise information always refer to the official book published by USA… Read more →

Gymnastic Quote

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

Xcel Diamond Routine Requirements

Xcel Diamond is the fifth and last level in the Xcel gymnastics levels. To compete gymnastics in the Xcel Diamond Division, the gymnast must be able to do routines that meet these requirements, as stated in the Xcel Code of Points, and have scored a 31 All-Around as a Platinum level gymnast. These requirements are paraphrased for easier comprehension… Read more →