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Mark Your Calendar – Tokyo 2020 Gymnastics Schedule

  The Gymnastics schedule for the 2020 Olympics has been released! Even though the schedule is subject to change, Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline) is scheduled as follows; ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS July 25: Men’s Qualifying July 26: Women’s Qualifying July 27: Men’s Team Final July 28: Women’s Team Final July 29: Men’s AA Final July 30: Women’s Read More

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Qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics: A step-by-step guide

Post Views 652   PRESS RELEASE – LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, 24 May 2018: In the coming months, the qualifying process will begin for the next Olympic Games which will take place in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. A total of 324 athlete places for the Gymnastics events will be up for Read More

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Making An Olympic Team – By The Numbers

Post Views 10,575   For some athletes and their parents participating in sports, the ultimate goal is to make an Olympic Team. But how achievable is this goal, especially in the sport of women’s gymnastics? Lets first look at the number of female athletes participating in gymnastics in the United States. According to USA Gymnastics, Read More

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Artificial Intelligence Set To Judge In 2020

Post Views 8,609   Back in June of 2016 we reported that the Japan Gymnastics Association and Fujitsu Ltd., a Japanese technology company, were working together on 3D lasers and data processing, artificial intelligence (AI), as a judging aid to assist with calculating scores. It is now being reported that the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Read More

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The Kellogg’s Tour Comes To An End – What Now?

Post Views 619   Now that the Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions has come to a close, what are the plans for some of our US Olympians. Here is what they told USA Gymnastics: Madison Kocian – Kocian is fully settled in at UCLA for her freshman year of school and first season of college Read More

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Biles & Boorman Go Separate Ways

Post Views 1,236   Olympic all-around gold medalist Simone Biles and her long time coach, Aimee Boorman, have gone separate ways as the Rio Games have come to a close. Boorman has moved to Evo Gymnastics in Sarasota, Florida to be the new executive director of women’s gymnastics and elite coordinator. “My vision for what Read More

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Olympic Gymnasts – By The Numbers

Post Views 607   Here is a really cool look at the male and female gymnasts competing in this 2016 Olympic Games. Among the 98 Competitors in The Men’s Competition: 4 Olympic Champions Kohei Uchimura (JPN/All-Around 2012, he also owns four Olympic silver medals: All-Around 2008, Team 2008 and Floor and Team 2012) Zhang Chenglong (CHN/Team 2012) Read More

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Who Will Compete In Qualifications and Team Finals?

Post Views 1,486   The Olympics are right around the corner with the gymnastics competition starting on Saturday, August 6 with the Men’s Qualification Rounds. Gym Blog Central is making some predictions of who will compete in the Qualification Round and who will compete in the Team Finals for the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team. The Read More

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Follow U.S. Olympic Gymnasts on Social Media

Post Views 2,519   Want an inside look into the lives of the U.S. Men’s & Women’s Olympic Gymnastics Team? You can now follow their every step as they compete for Olympic Gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics in August by following them all on social media. U.S. Men’s Team: Sam Mikulak Twitter @SamuelMikulak Instagram Read More

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Road To Rio – Round 3

Post Views 882   It was an interesting night of competition during night 1 of the 2016 Olympic Trials in San Jose, CA. Some of the top athletes showed some sort of small to large uncharacteristic break during competition. Could the pressure be getting to Simone?  She showed quit a few breaks in concentration last night Read More

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Olympic Trials – TV Schedule

Post Views 1,263   The Women’s Olympic Team Trials are this weekend! You can watch all the action live on NBC. Everything starts on Friday, July 8 at 9pm EST with Day 1 of the Olympic Trials. Day 2 of Trials, Sunday, July 10, will air at 8:30pm EST. Immediately following the conclusion of the Read More

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Road To Rio – Round 2

Post Views 1,448   The U.S. Women are another step closer to making their Olympic Team. In my previous article, Road To Rio – Round 1, I chose the following women as members of the U.S. Olympic Team after the Secret U.S. Classic: Simone Biles Gabby Douglas Aly Raisman Ashton Locklear Madison Kocian   Now Read More

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Road To Rio – Olympic Team Selection Procedures

Post Views 2,583   The P&G National Championships are this weekend and then shortly after will be the Women’s Olympic Trials on July 8-10. Have you ever wondered how an athlete qualifies from the P&G Championships to the Olympic Trials?  And then how she is chosen from the Trials to the Olympic Team? Well, lets first talk about how Read More

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Road To Rio – Round 1

Post Views 996   The 2016 Secret U.S. Classic was the first step for gymnasts to show Martha Karolyi, National Team Coordinator, what they are made of in order to make the US Women’s Olympic Team.  For some it was a success and for others, it may have left doubt in Martha’s mind. It was also the last qualifier Read More

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Road to Olympic Gold Revealed

Post Views 732   The Federation of International Gymnastics (FIG) has released the event draw for both the Men’s and Women’s Gymnastics qualification rounds at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio! A total of 98 gymnasts, 12 teams of 5 athletes and 38 individuals, will be competing in the qualification rounds in their attempt to make it Read More