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    For Coaches Grips or no grips?

    Hi We are thinking about getting grips to our gymnast that do or starting to do kips and cast to handstand and so on. Since we are a very new club we don't really have any experience about. How much difference and what diff is it between? Grips with a roll, Grips without and going without...
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    For Coaches Good strength exercise for this skill

    Thank you :) We have been doing pretty much all these exercises for years and they can do them all pretty good or in the case of this gymnast i posted about. She can do them all without problem. Its just this extra strentgh somewhere in the shoulders she is having problems with. Will work with...
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    For Coaches Good strength exercise for this skill

    Nice thats what we have started to do. But its nice to get a confirmation that what we do is right. Thank you :)
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    For Coaches Good strength exercise for this skill

    I know it is an strength exercise, but its counted as a skill in our levels. What do you do when kids really can't do it? I have one gymnast that still can't do it after 2-3 years of trying it. She can hold her legs tucked in and do a pike/straddle hold on the floor 30s+, but cant press her...
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    For Coaches Good strength exercise for this skill

    Found this one... its about 3.16-3.19 They also have the same the problem with the exercise In this video: Its about 1.36-1.39 Think its the same strength
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    For Coaches Good strength exercise for this skill

    Hi Now i am not sure what the skills/excercise is called in english. But in our level system we have an skill that alot of our girls have a problem mastering. You start as you are going to do a beginner forward roll and then press you butt up against the level of your shoulders and the legs...
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    Need help with ways to anchor uneven bars without drilling into the floor

    "Can you not install a set of bars that are attached to the wall and pull out?" Not sure what you mean by that. Havent seen anything like it on sale here in Europe.
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    Need help with ways to anchor uneven bars without drilling into the floor

    While on this topic. Our club dont own our own local and we dont get any permits to drill in the floor. We have been thinking about buying one of these: Club uneven bars stand-alone - Janssen-Fritsen But not sure how safe it is and if it would work for us. We dont want to buy it and find out...
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    rewarding the team with allergenic food

    In my club we do have a lot of evenings where the kids eat together. There is a lot of alternatives that works well. Tacos is easily changed to all the kids allergies. (We have celiac, milk, lactose, soya, nuts, all vegetables and pretty much ever single allergy you can think of :) :) Pizza...
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    For Coaches Warm-up Stretches

    Intressting approach to warm up, could you give an example of an area and how you work that area?
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    For Coaches Coach Exchange

    My sister had a transit in US 2-3 years ago. They had a look at her and she had to wait for next fight IE next day :). And yes she had all the papers in orders. I know there is a lot of middle easterna looking folk in NA, but after that incident and some others. I am not sure its worth it. So...
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    For Coaches Coach Exchange

    Intresting Idea, have been thinking about similar thing. But since my father is from pakistan and i look arabic i am to say abit hesitant to go to US. It would be fun to go some where in Europe thou for a week or so this summer to see how other countries and coaches is working.
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    E-mails from parents

    Well I also like when parents adress their concerns directly to me as a coach. E-mail is alot easier to handle then speaking before or after the practice. Since you almost always have more groups comming in. Now i might be considerd head coach, club director. But in Sweden as like in Finland...
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    I would like some input on these form of skills.

    Well i find the back handspring to be interesting. If you watch youtube, clinics and from experience at competitions. You can see so many variation of it. The start: Some jump and throw them back Some do sitt, fall and stretch out Some do fall, bend knees and stretch out Not forgetting the...
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    I would like some input on these form of skills.

    Hi I would like some input on the back handspring and round off instructions in this clinic with Wade Petersen. March 4, 2011 MOV08635 - YouTube March 4, 2011 MOV08636 - YouTube March 4, 2011 MOV08637 - YouTube March 4, 2011 MOV08638 - YouTube March 4, 2011 MOV08640 - YouTube March 4, 2011...
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    Coach With This App...

    Bumping this again anyone knows the name of the app, that show a shadow gymmnast doing the move? We are thinking of using Coach eye, but this app sounds even better.
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    Loetard sizes Snowflake VS GK

    Thank for the inputs :). It is going to be practice leotards so as long as they are comfy and good quality for a good price i think they will be good. Since we are in Europe and specially in Sweden importing from US is pretty expensive the price after taxes and custom is about 1.5*the buying...
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    Loetard sizes Snowflake VS GK

    Hi My club is thinking of changing brand from Zone to Snowflake. Would like to have an idea of the sizing. We have some GK leotards that we can have the gymnast try on, but i don't know how GK and Snowflake matches each others sizes, anyone have an idea? Oh and what about cut, some of our...
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    How much for level 3 0r 4

    Is this the normal U.S prices for gymnastic? Where i live they would scream and stop doing gymnastics. My groups is paying around $50 per semester (about 20weeks) and can train up to 10 hours a week. And i can say that quite a few here is complaining about our high prices :P
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    Opinions on how awards are given

    My club dont really compete in the national system, so we ended up doing our own system. Its very simple 7-9years old compete in one class and 10+ in one. The winner gets a little trophy and the rest have fun. Nothing fancy nothing else.
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