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 gymnastics lover. Leotard Love Anyone in the mood for sushi or tacos? Personally, we love them both. Our … Continue reading “A Gift Guide Worth Flipping Over!”
Before you think I don’t like the holidays (I do), I am referring to this time of the year for a Gymnast or Gymnastic Coach. For the most part, our season is split into a few time periods.
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 you can find below. Enjoy! Partner Foam Toss Here’s another fun way to get kids moving. As kids go through periods of physical growth, they tend to … Continue reading “Unique Partner Activities from Coach Jennifer O’Hara”
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 you need to work on your wrist flexibility as well as the strength.
Young gymnasts always aspire for perfection. Staying healthy is key in helping achieve this goal. Here are some tips that will help to keep you healthy all through the gymnastics season: Good Flexibility is necessary Though you need to be flexible to succeed as a gymnast, the average gymnast is more flexible on one side. … Continue reading “Staying Healthy Throughout the Season”