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  1. F

    level 3 and 4 bars warmup

    hey, i am looking to revamp our bars warm up and i am just curious what you guys do for your bar warm ups, do you 3's and 4's have the same warm up? do they differ? at what level do you change your bar warm ups or if the bar warm up ever gets changed?
  2. E

    Help With Cast to Handstand

    Hi, I am hoping to compete level 7 next season, but I have some problems with my cast to handstand. I have made it to handstand about 3 times before, each a few months apart. Each time I make one, I can't do another one for a long time. Another thing I have trouble with is coming back to the...
  3. G

    At what point do you encourage child to try something different

    My daughter loves gymnastics. It is all she wants to do. However, I have watched her struggle on bars for 2 years. She can not seem to get a squat on and her kips are hit or miss. Even when she does them, they are not straight arm. She struggled through this meet season scoring extremely low on...
  4. L

    Do I need new grips?

    About two years ago, I purchased Ginnasta velcro grips with dowels (narrow width I think) and have been using them ever since. From the beginning they weren't great, I couldn't get a great grip on the bar and I would slip off the bar doing simple things. I thought I was just breaking them in...
  5. coachkazoo

    Old bars too slippery - how to repair?

    We got an old set of uneven SA bars but the wood is pretty worn down, they are very slippery. Is there anything we can do besides replacing the wooden bars? Can we sand them down?
  6. C

    Level 7 Bar

    I have a quick question regarding Level 7 Bars. It's my first year coaching optional levels and putting together routines so I want to verify that I have all the required skills in there. I have two level 7s and one of them is afraid of giants (Although she does them very well when I talk her...
  7. T

    Rec girl scared of bars?

    Hi, Every Saturday I coach a intermediate rec class, but there is one girl in my class who should be in begginer. I've talked to her mom about it but she says that we should try for a few more weeks to see if she gets better. The main problem is she is scared of being upside down, and this...