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Question about judging favoritism?

Coachnoname

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I have been this judge in the past where we have allowed a child to redo the routine for her confidence but we didn’t judge the second routine. The first routine was the one that score counted and what was used for presentations but allowed to gymnast to have confidence back in herself. Could this have been what happened??
 
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aerials

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Oh my...this is one meet...and your daughter got 1st AA. I really don't understand what the issue is. Are you trying to call out the judge? Even is she did something favorable to the other girl, it would up to your coach to do something about it not you.
 

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At regionals (level 10) the lady running the music turned my kids music off before it was over — she still had her last pass and some final dancy stuff. Her music kinda hit a climax and the kinda paused before it continued. The lady apologized and felt bad but what could we do about it. Things happen. Was my kid frustrated - yes. Did she dwell on it - nope.
 
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Geoffrey Taucer

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Just to reiterate why you don't want a reputation as a crazy parent: this is an actual conversation that has occurred at a gym I've coached at:

"Is X ready to move up next season?"
"X is ready, but her parents go off the rails when she doesn't score as high as they think she should."
"Oof, I don't wanna deal with that. We'll keep her back at a lower level, then. She'll score high and do well at meets, and probably be bored enough to quit after a season."

I'm paraphrasing, but only slightly.
 

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