Sports are more than just fun and games. Striving to win builds confidence, cooperation, concentration, coordination, and creativity. Or at least that’s what you’ve heard. But is that really the case? Isn’t Competition Bad for Kids? “Competition” is a dirty word for some parents. Not only does it put too much pressure on children to…

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Most parents are aware that there are all kinds of physical and health benefits associated with gymnastics for kids, even for toddlers. What they may not always realize right away – until their child is an active participant anyway – that there are other, less obvious benefits that any child can gain from participating in…

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Getting involved in sports is something that everyone agrees is a great idea for kids – especially for teenagers whose idea of the ideal after school activity is often playing Call Of Duty on the Xbox or spending hours on social media rather than actually getting out and being active on a regular basis. Any…

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Gymnastics is many things, but one of the things that it most certainly is not is just for girls. The myth is sometimes perpetrated by the fact that the media tends to concentrate on the more glamorous girl gymnasts when they report on the sport combined with the fact that little girls do tend to…

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Were you the best possible gymnastic parent in 2018? We hope so, but there’s always room for improvement. Sometimes it’s far too easy to get lost in hustle and bustle of your child’s schedule and class and contest commitments that the real joy of being a sports parent gets a bit lost. With the New…

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Every parent wants to do the best things for their kids. Every parent wants to find new ways to bond with their kids, especially when they are very young. And every parent certainly wants to make sure that their child is happy and healthy. And the fact is that by participating in a Parent/Tot gymnastics…

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