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    Looking for suggestions

    So I coach in a gym where we don't follow USAG rules. Instead we go through a program that basically follows high school gymnastics rules for competition. Anyway, we recently had two sisters transfer from a more serious USAG program (they want less commitment). The younger girl is 6 and has...
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    Poem in one of Kerri Strug's Books???

    I know this is incredibly random, and her books are incredibly old, but I remember trying to remember a poem that I read in one of her books... I don't even know which one it was or who it was by (definitely some other author), but I remember reading and being so inspired by this poem that I...
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    Starting a "Hotshot" Class

    Sorry, this post is a little long but I wanted to make sure I explained enough. Anyways...For a long time now I have wanted to start a "Hotshot" class. I'm not sure what other gyms call it, but at the gym I grew up in we had a group of kids called "hotshots" that were kids who showed potential...
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    Always looking for more drills

    Hi everyone, I am in charge of the Rec lesson plans at my gym and we try to have a video or new drill almost every week for coaches to try with classes. I also coach the pre team kids and can always use new drills for them too. The thing is sometimes I get stuck and cant find anything new. I...
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    Front handspring trouble

    Lately I have been coaching a lot of classes where the kids are working on front handsprings and one thing that I have been seeing a few kids do is start out the front handspring great, but then they somehow can't snap their toes over to get up to a stand. Its like they are doing a running...