Coach’s Corner Blog

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Building Updates
OMG.  Finally!  I was starting to think this would never happen.  But the parking lot is now officially PAVED.  No more
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Your skills will never leave you
Nicole stopped training about 5 years ago when she was a teenager.  But last week, she came back to visit
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6 Tips for Athletes and the Start of the Competition Season
So…Our competition season officially begins in two weeks…AM I READY TO COMPETE???? Short answer: YES! Get that first competition of
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We hope you had a wonderful and happy thanksgiving last week.  And we hope you enjoyed the break, and rested
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Arch Ups
So recently, we’ve been making our upper level competitors perform Arch Ups every day.  They’ve been doing this for the
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Don’t Trust Your Eyes
They will fool you every time.  They will convince you to look backwards, when you are flipping backwards.  They will
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Gym Culture
Culture is defined as being a shared set of values and perceptions. Culture is a prominent part of everyday life
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Mat Time for Success
Mat time, as it has been to known to be called in our gym, is so critical for upgrades to
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STAGE FRIGHT! (And one way to ease it)
As funny as the meme above is meant to be, it’s a real thing! Stage fright…every gymnast has it, whether
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Double PIKES to learn Double TUCKS
What a minute….are you trying to pull a fast one on us? You always preach the importance of SLOW progressions
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