Gymnastics Kansas City
Simple Ways to Make Your Gymnast’s Leotards Last Longer
Any gymnast, of any age and any skill level, puts their leotards through some serious punishment. In an ideal situation, a good leotard should be one that fits well, looks good and does not cost a small fortune. To achieve this, manufacturers usually use certain materials and construction techniques that are somewhat unique to the…Read More
Most Memorable Moments from the 2016 Olympic Gymnastic Performances
The 2016 Olympic Gymnastics competitions in Rio were some of the most spectacular, memorable and most watched of all time. Over the course of the competitions nearly 200 hugely talented gymnasts, male and female, flipped, leaped, twisted and soared for the crowd, a crowd that was enthusiastic – and vocal – every second of the…Read More
Why Did the 2016 Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team Name Themselves ‘The Final Five”?
Simone Biles, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian, Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman lived up to every expectation that had been placed on them at the 2016 Olympics in Rio and more. They came home with nine medals between them, including the team gold and have officially gone down in the record books as the most successful…Read More
Remembering The Magnificent Seven Twenty Years Later
Many of the gymnastics fans rooting for the US Women’s Gymnastics team in Rio vividly remember their predecessors, The Fierce Five. Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross, and Jordyn Wieber famously scored a team gold in London in 2012 and became the darlings of the international media and some of the most recognizable…Read More
Confused by Olympic Gymnastics Scoring? Here’s a Basic Guide
40 years ago Nadia Comăneci, then just 14 years old, stunned the world when she became the first Olympic gymnast to ever score a ‘perfect ten’ at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. But no one can score a perfect ten anymore, as such a thing no longer exists. In fact, for those watching the…Read More
As McKayla and Kyla Say Goodbye, A Look Back at the Legacy of the Fierce Five
February 2016 has been a bittersweet month for gymnastics fans. While looking forward more and more every day to the upcoming Olympic trials that will decide just which of the many talented male and female US gymnasts will be heading to Rio in August to represent their country,Read More
Five Fabulous Female Gymnasts Who May Be Headed for Rio 2016
On the 5th of August, 2016, the Rio Olympics will officially begin, and by then we will have known for over a month which young female gymnastics stars have made the team that will set out to emulate the amazing success of the ‘Fierce Five’ – Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross, and…Read More
Facts about the 2012 Olympics gymnastics competitions
The 2016 Olympics are almost upon us. It’s a time for the world’s best athletes to come together and compete for the title of world’s best. While we wait anxiously for them to begin we look back at some fun facts about gymnastics in the last Olympics. The team became known as the “Fab Five”…Read More
Providing your child growth opportunities can be fun with Gymnastics!
Professional gymnastic instructors recognize that children as young as two years old have the most flexible bones and muscles. Gymnastics is a wonderful way to help toddlers learn how to control their balance while expanding the use of their agility and endurance. Children who begin gymnastics early find sports and dance far easier to learn…Read More
Part 2:Gymnastics at The 2016 Olympics–What Does It Take?
Millions of fans look forward to the Gymnastics competitions at the 2016 Olympics. The upcoming 2016 summer games begin in fewer than 240 days. They will occur in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. These summer games include three general types of gymnastic competitions: men’s and women’s artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics. Each area involves a…Read More