A Happier Route to Success

By: Gymnast Mindest Being nervous, anxious, worried, or scared has a predictable effect on your mind. Tunnel vision sets in. You revert to your most rehearsed behaviors for safety. You second-guess yourself. You become lit...

SMART Goals

There is not a better time of year to work on your goals. While many people use this time of year to set their New Year’s resolutions, most do not succeed. A commonly cited statistic says that only 8% of people actually kee...

More than Gymnastics

The majority of gymnastics gyms start classes when children are able to walk on their own but some start even younger. Most accommodate up to age 18 and offer a wide variety of classes for age and level. Regardless the class ...

A Gift Guide Worth Flipping Over!

As the holidays quickly approach our gymnastics elves are working hard to stock the AGC Marketplace. If you haven't stopped by yet take a look! From emoji leotards to sweatshirts and equipment we have something for every gymn...

Unique Partner Activities from Coach Jennifer O’Hara

GymCoachJenO has one of our favorite educational Instagram accounts filled with unique activities for preschool gymnastics, strength, and speed classes. She highlighted some of her favorite partner activities for us which ...

Tired of the Daily Grind?

As a gymnast, it is so easy to get stuck in that daily grind. You spend a lot of hours in the gym and sometimes you’re just in that mode of putting one foot in front of the other. What’s my assignment for tonight? Wha...

Gymnast Mindset Pillars

1. Do gymnastics because YOU want to. Your happiness and well being trumps success. If gymnastics is not in your heart than do something else. Don’t do it for other people. 2. Focus on the process, not the outcome. If...

WRISTS!

Lack of wrist flexibility and strength is an often overlooked problem. When you are in a handstand, you want to try to keep your back and shoulders still and do all of your balancing with your hands and wrists. This means...