Getting Serious

This category is a listing (by most recent) of gymnastics articles for those serious about gymnastics, or looking to get serious. If you are looking for introductory posts about gymnastics check out the Getting Started category, or the Having Fun category for light fun posts about the sport.

Recently we came across the Perfect Balance Gymnastics Series while searching for quality gymnastics books to recommend to our readers. In doing our research we found out that Melisa Torres, the author of the series, was a gymnast herself which made us even more interested in learning more about her and her books! Often the… Read More →

Goal setting. You’ve heard the term a million times yet maybe you’ve never actually set goals, or you’ve stopped setting goals because you’ve never achieved the goals you set out to complete. If you’ve never actually set goals it’s probably because you haven’t seen the value in it. And if you’ve never achieved the goals… Read More →

It’s no coincidence that gymnasts who have gotten to the top of their sport share certain key habits. In fact, successful elite athletes in all sports have learned how to focus on the things that will bring them massive success, in lieu of getting sidetracked by the things that produce little to no tangible results… Read More →

It’s summer time and most gymnasts are doing up-training which means learning a whole new set of skills in preparation for next year’s competition season. While it’s often a fun time of year that gymnasts look forward to, it can also be filled with anxiety as gymnasts are attempting to learn challenging skill they don’t… Read More →

  Due to popular demand we've brought back another round of our GymnasticsHQ's Judging Series! If you missed our first round of judging then you can check out those videos here. We've found that many gymnasts and parents have trouble understanding where deductions were taken in their routines and can be confused when it comes… Read More →

  We're very excited to bring to you the first installment of what will be a series of various judging videos! One of our goals is to be able to provide valuable information to help competitive gymnasts and their coaches/parents have a better understanding of the deductions they're receiving in their routines. Often we have… Read More →