For Coaches Coaching Front Tumbling after Sam Cerio Injury

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Jackkai

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So I coach at a rec gym and am struggling with how to approach coaching front tumbling after Sam Cerio’s injury. I decided to only coach back tumbling this week, so I can figure out the best way to prepare for fears, questions, etc. ( more of the mental side). I know that most of my kiddos saw it on social media because they were talking about it before class. They may not bring it up when we do front tumbling, but I want to be prepared and confident in what I will be doing and saying. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
 
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Jard.the.gymnast

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I don't think it will change that much, especially not in rec. They aren't doing double fronts.
If they are scared, I would coach it like any other fear. Build it all up slowly, spot, etc.

Good job for thinking about it though
 
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