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Visualizing:  A tool for every athlete

Visualizing: A tool for every athlete

Visualizing is arguably one of the most useful tools for gymnasts and for athletes in every sport! The ability for gymnasts to visualize can be used when learning new skills, taking skills from a low beam to a high beam, learning new routines, during mental blocks or in times of injury when you may not be able to perform to...

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Junior World Championships

Junior World Championships

USA’s best Juniors will represent their country at the first-ever Junior World Championships!

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A collegiate gymnast's NCAA Championships experience

A collegiate gymnast's NCAA Championships experience

NCAA National Championships are upon us once more. Julia Ross, a former alumnus of the Denver Gymnastics Team, currently ranked No. 5, answered some questions for us about this weekend’s championships and shared her own experience as a competitive gymnast at the college level.

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Take a look at Elite Gymnastics

Take a look at Elite Gymnastics

Have you ever wondered about elite gymnastics? What it takes to become an elite gymnast, or what being an “elite” means exactly?! Elite gymnastics draws most people into the gymnastics world. Let's take a closer look.

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Gym Spotlight: Get to Know Salto Gymnastics Center

Gym Spotlight: Get to Know Salto Gymnastics Center

In the spirit of sharing the love, we want to shine a light on some of the many dynamic gyms we partner with, and we’re so pleased to feature Salto Gymnastics Center, Inc. in our first Gym Spotlight!

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Level 9 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 9 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Wow! You are a Level 9 gymnast! You’ve obtained a 34.0 (or higher) All-Around Score at Level 8 and now, as a Level 9, you’re capable of skills most people only dream of doing! Destira is here with supportive guidance to help you along.

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Level 8 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 8 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 7… check! Congratulations on moving up to Level 8. Level 8 means you’re flipping your first vault in competition, that you’ve added twisting into your floor passes and are performing saltos on the balance beam. Take a moment to pat yourself on the back! Level 8 is one of the most difficult levels of gymnastics and it’s no small...

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Level 7 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Level 7 Gymnastics: What to know about the requirements

Learn about the requirements for Level 7 Gymnastics here! As with all levels, a gymnast must be proficient in her previous level in order to be able to compete at the higher. Proficiency is at the advice of her coach, and in obtaining the required mobility score from the previous level.

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Compulsory Gymnastics: Competing for the first time!

Compulsory Gymnastics: Competing for the first time!

Compulsory Gymnastics: An understanding of the Junior Olympic Compulsory Program!  Has your athlete just been invited to join her gym’s Team Program? Is she interested in competing in the future? Here is basic information to give you a better understanding of the competitive gymnastics world!  Compulsory Gymnastics  USAG’s Junior Olympic (JO for short) Compulsory gymnastics program is one of the...

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